Because your security program deserves flexibility

The manufacturing and industrial security sector have become a significant target for theft, workplace violence, labor relations disputes, vandalism and a host of other crimes. These crimes threaten profitability and increase costs to the consumer. They also put personnel, inventory, facilities and a company’s reputation at risk in the marketplace.

Protos offers a unique service that provides quality police officer selection, supervision and a single point of contact available 24 hours a day. All officers are certified, licensed police officers and fully trained in all local and state ordinances which ensures the right discipline is in place at your facility. We also provide a range of guarding services through our network of high-quality vendors across the nation. Additionally, Protos offers a complete portfolio of manufacturing and industrial solutions and can provide threat assessments, asset protection and real-time analysis of your sites.

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Software Enabled Solutions

Protos was founded on the realization 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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Monitoring for Industrial Site Security

We offer customized solutions that deter theft, break-ins and safety incidents while keeping your people safe. We also empower choice as you have the ability to scale your security program and put you in control. Whether your program is long- or short-term, all Protos clients receive access to our client portal, a dedicated service agent and access to our 24/7 security operations service center.

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Off-duty police capabilities

We are experienced in ensuring the physical security and safety of manufacturing and industrial facilities. Having the presence of security personnel such as off-duty police officers keeps your sites safe. They are specifically trained to understand their roles and responsibilities to act appropriately in any given situation.

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Access control and management

We work with our clients to add resources that are designed to reduce theft, protect against loss prevention and mitigate security risks. We understand how important it is to protect your sites while implementing best practices in safety across your facilities.

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Safety and risk mitigation

We place customer and employee safety at the highest level of priority. Whether it’s making sure that proper safety protocols, such as ensuring eye wash stations and fire extinguishers are inspected as scheduled, or providing assistance with other facility management tasks, our experts are here to help.

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Security guarding services

Protos has an extensive vendor network of trained and highly vetted security guards. We can work with you to find the best-matched vendor to meet your unique needs. Our range of guarding services includes unarmed or armed guards, marked patrol vehicles, professional concierge officers and more.

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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, our vendor network is made up of 52% Minority, Woman, Disabled or Veteran owners. 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. From onboarding through ongoing support, security program health is monitored and measured using our proprietary data-rich software. All Protos clients are granted 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.

These account team members are backed by our 24/7 dispatch and operations team, meaning assistance is always available. 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
manufacturing clients
are saying


A Fortune 500 national chemical manufacturing plant sought to improve their loss prevention system to meet the needs of increased government and compliance regulations. Solution: By adding an integrated access control safety system which included remote video monitoring and surveillance, the client was able to act on suspicious activity in real-time, preventing theft.

Fortune 500 Client Chemical Manufacturing Chemical plant

“Protos has always delivered what they say. When we call for emergency service, they constantly communicate with us until the request is filled. Compared to our previous provider, they are great communicators and I have and would highly recommend them to anyone.”

Vice President of Operations Fortune 100 Industrial Company Exterior image of manufacturing warehouse

“Protos is a single point of contact for guard coverage in all of our stores and industrial sites. We can follow up using various reporting tools, which greatly enhances our ability to manage and be informed of our guard activity. They have truly found a way to add value to an age-old solution.”

Loss Prevention Manager Global Manufacturing Company Exterior image of manufacturing factory building

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