Because your security program deserves flexibility

The chemical and petrochemical industry is highly regulated, which is why it’s important to work with a security provider who is educated on best practices and has dedicated resources available. There are strict federal guidelines that this industry faces to protect facilities from threats such as terrorism or natural disasters. These regulations require facilities to comply with extensive security measures to protect their assets and employees, which is easier said than done.

Protos has extensive experience in providing security services for the chemical and petrochemical industry. We can work with you to understand and comply with industry regulations. Our team of experts is capable of creating facility-specific security plans and can help assess the level of threats and vulnerabilities for maximum safety. We combine highly skilled security personnel with state-of-the-art technologies to deliver successful solutions to our customers. Whether your program is long- or short-term, all Protos clients receive access to our client portal, a dedicated service agent, and our 24/7 security operations service center.

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Expertise in Industry Regulations and Requirements

Protos places customer and employee safety at the highest level of priority. Whether it’s ensuring eye wash stations and fire extinguishers are inspected to comply with safety protocols or providing assistance with other facility management tasks, we’re here to help.

We work with clients to leverage resources that handle important roles including safety-improving training and security contractor responsibilities. Our services also include assistance with first aid, CPR, OSHA and other training-related matters. Safety and risk mitigation are always top of mind when it comes to serving your facility. We not only work with our clients but partner with them to become safety ambassadors and compliance partners. We match officers’ experience and their agency’s culture to the unique protection needs of the situation they will be placed in. This means our officers come from agencies requiring courtesy and respect while interacting with the public.

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Software Enabled Solutions

Protos realized that the security industry was not adopting modern standards and technology. We have been innovating and transforming the industry ever since. We were the first to offer a complete security management dashboard for managing a manned security program. Using any internet-connected device, our clients can view real-time information as well as a data archives for valuable long-term analysis.

And through Protos Labs, our technology division, we are continuing to develop industry leading software to increase operational oversight for our clients.

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Remote video guarding

Remote video guards are the eyes and ears of protecting chemical facilities. Our state-of-the-art systems allow for proactive monitoring and can detect and prevent crime before it causes damage.

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Safety and training

There are many safety risks and concerns in chemical facilities. We can provide guidance on procedures and create a risk management plan that complies with the latest standards.

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Security personnel

Our security personnel are highly trained and vetted to perform in complex situations. We have a wide range of officers who are specialized in the petrochemical industry.

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Vendor Network

Our network of over 4,000 security vendors allows us to ensure your sites have the correct uniforms, trainings and certifications because we right-match their offerings to your requirements. The extensive Protos network covers a variety of needs from emergency and temporary posts to long-term permanent security contracts. The vendor network’s diverse expertise and flexibility allows us to select the right guard company for your needs. It also allows our teams to staff your posts up or down as your needs change.

And while Protos is not a Minority or Woman Owned Business, 52% of Minority, Woman, Disabled or Veteran owners make up Protos’ vendor network. We are able to place these companies at a particular location if that is a request by the client.

All Protos Clients Receive:

Client Portal Access

Our innovative, software-forward approach is truly our differentiation. Our proprietary data-rich software monitors and measures security program health from onboarding through ongoing support. All Protos clients receive access to the Protos client portal, for as many users as needed. The platform is a guard force management tool that delivers improved transparency, accuracy, accountability and efficiency. It provides real-time data for greater visibility as well as historical data for identification of longer-term trends and analysis.

From ordering security services on your phone and ensuring your teams are currently onsite to tracking KPIs and downloading detailed reports, managing your security program is easy from one centralized location using the Protos client portal. Many customers also enjoy knowing that feedback provided on our software feeds the software development pipeline so future iterations of the client portal include enhancements driven by customer demand.

A Customer Success Team

Protos clients receive multiple layers of support. All clients are assigned a Service Agent as their single point of contact, and they are available for day-to-day matters as well as routine service assessments. National Account clients receive additional support through the Strategic Account Management (SAM) Program, ensuring we are scaling to meet your needs as your security program grows and changes. The SAM acts as a client advocate and offers strategic security program guidance.

Assistance is always available through our 24/7 dispatch and operations team. In addition to monitoring daily events, these teams assist with billing and invoicing, ensuring post fulfillment, new service requests, changes to existing assignments, communicating client portal updates and enhancements, and generally having the health of your security program in mind.

What our
chemical facility clients
are saying


“Protos has implemented stringent protocols to protect our petrochemical facilities. They have also assisted us with state-of-the-art surveillance systems, access control mechanisms and remote video guarding. By employing trained security personnel and conducting regular drills and inspections, they ensure that any potential vulnerabilities are identified and promptly addressed.”

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“Working with Protos has been a great experience. They collaborate with relevant regulatory bodies, off-duty police and industry experts to stay up-to-date with the latest security practices and regulations. They have the best-in-class security standards and continually improve their safety protocols.”

Chief Operating Officer Fortune 500 Company Security officer with hard hat and orange vest on walkie talkie near a fence in chemical plant

“Protos’ dedication to ensuring safety measures within our facilities and operations is truly commendable. It has been a pleasure to partner with a proactive organization, and I am confident in their ability to maintain the highest standards of safety and security in our chemical plants.

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