Total Security Solutions, a global manufacturer of architectural bullet resistant equipment, has been recognized as one of the 2012 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program sponsored by the Edward Lowe Foundation and presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
“Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” are second-stage companies that represent all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries. To qualify, Total Security Solutions had to demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and sustainable competitive advantage.
Throughout the last three years, Total Security Solutions has experienced tremendous business growth. The company has invested in significant capital improvements to ensure long-term growth, including doubling its facility to 24,000 sq. ft. and investing over $80,000 in new equipment.
“Recognition as one of the ‘Michigan 50 Companies to Watch’ is an accomplishment that everyone at Total Security Solutions can be proud to have achieved,” said Jim Richards, president, Total Security Solutions. “The company’s growth can be directly attributed to the team, from the front office and sales to our shop floor, who work hard every day to build a quality bullet proof glass product. Quality and service are what drive Total Security Solutions forward and past others in our very competitive industry.”
Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, industrial and venture capital communities.
Total Security Solutions will be honored at an awards ceremony during the eighth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 3, 2012 in Lansing, Mich.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, Edward Lowe Foundation, Greater Lansing Business Monthly and Small Business Association of Michigan. Information about the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch program can be found at http://Michigan.CompaniesToWatch.org.