Johnson Controls acquires Envision Intelligent Solutions

Johnson Controls has acquired Envision Intelligent Solutions, a bespoke security solutions business, specialising in technology-enabled remote monitoring and perimeter protection services.

Experts in the rapid deployment of CCTV, facial recognition security turnstiles and monitoring and alarm operations, Envision provides bespoke solutions for infrastructure and construction projects, as well as in vertical sectors such as automotive. Envision’s security solutions combined with Johnson Controls’ technology strength and OpenBlue solutions – a suite of connected building solutions - provides an optimal combination for future growth and opportunities to enhance many of their existing customer relationships, whilst further modernising and streamlining technology-led estate strategies.


Headquartered in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Envision’s expert team of security engineers, installers and managers design and deploy award-winning security technologies across the UK. Its in-house accredited alarm and remote video response centre will continue to provide around-the-clock customer support.


“Envision is an award-winning innovator in the security space, with strong customer relationships, that complement our UK security business,” said Richard Jones, General Manager – Fire & Security, Johnson Controls UK&I. “Envision’s expert team and its innovative security solutions will enhance the connected security solutions we can offer our customers and provide fantastic opportunities to realise increased security alongside the benefits that holistic digital transformation strategies provide.”


“After ten extremely successful years Envision is excited to join the Johnsons Controls family to embark on developing new products and services and entering the next chapter of growth for the business,” said Philip Murdock, Founder of Envision Intelligent Solutions. “Johnson Controls is a perfect fit for Envision, with its global reach and innovative spirit, it will provide the opportunity for our work to reach new vertical segments and produce more dynamic and innovative security products and services in a modern age.”

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