ESSC Inc. Company History
ESSC Inc. Electronic Security Specialists & Cabling Company first started in business in Memphis in 1987. ESSC is licensed in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to install and service electronic security equipment, IE: burglar and fire alarm systems, CCTV systems and access control systems.
ESSC has developed the expertise to design, implement and install high-end, high-tech electronic security systems. ESSC is also licensed as a low-voltage contractor in Tennessee and Mississippi.
ESSC has 10 technicians who are licensed with the state of Tennessee and Mississippi Alarm Contractor’s Board to install and service CCTV, alarms and access control equipment. These employees have a combined total of over 160 years of experience designing, installing, servicing and selling electronic security equipment.
ESSC has experience in a vast array of commercial environments. This page provides a list of some of our customers with contact names and phone numbers.
ESSC is also part of an elite few who are dealers of Bosch Security Equipment, www.boschsecurity.us.com along with being a dealer of Sielox Access Control equipment, www.sielox.com, and Avigilon www.avigilon.com. We also install, service, maintain and monitor a vast variety of other major brands of security equipment including Alarm.com www.alarm.com. ESSC also is a certified installer of CBORD access control equipment https://www.cbord.com/. ESSC has been installing CBORD access control equipment since 2002.
ESSC Inc. Enters the Structured Cabling Business
In April 2000 ESSC purchased Computers and Networks Inc.’s structured cabling department. The structured cabling department specializes in providing and installing communication cables of all types including shielded, unshielded high-speed copper cable, coaxial cable and fiber optic cable. These installations can be complete new installs or small add-ons or changes. We assess and certify existing cables, design and engineer new cabling systems with full documentation (test results, cut sheets). A list of references for the cabling department is listed at the end of this document. Our entry into the structured cabling business gave us a jump in technology. Since this time the electronic security business has migrated to all sorts of network-based alarms, CCTV and access control equipment.
ESSC becomes a Low Voltage Contractor
As well as having alarm licenses in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas ESSC became licensed Low Voltage Contractors in Tennessee 3/27/2003 and in Mississippi 10/12/2004.
ESSC becomes listed with UL
On November 4, 2008 ESSC became a listed company with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in the area of fire alarm central station protective signaling. This listing gives ESSC the right to issue official UL certificates for fire alarm installations in the Mid-South area. The cities of Memphis, Olive Branch and Horn Lake require UL certificates for all required fire systems.
UL is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL Marks appearing on 72,000 manufacturers’ products each year. UL’s worldwide family of companies and network of service providers includes 62 laboratories, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 99 countries.
ESSC starts MedixSafe
In the early part of 2009 ESSC was introduced to Ted Ketz, the fire commissioner from Jericho, New York. Ted requested that we develop and produce an electronically controlled dual credential access controlled narcotics cabinet. ESSC began developing, producing and selling an electronically control narcotics cabinet and we named them MedixSafe.
Since MedixSafe’s inception, ESSC has developed a complete line of narcotics cabinets and we are selling them nationwide to fire stations, ambulance companies, doctors, drug companies and veterinarians. MedixSafe has its own website for sales and marketing at www.medixsafe.com.
As well as having all of our electronic security technicians registered and passing a security screening for the state of Tennessee, ESSC has been involved in doing installations for the United States government. All of our electronic security technicians have been screened by Homeland Security for these jobs.
ESSC sells MedixSafe to Bioconnect – In August 31 2021 Bioconnect a Canadian based company purchased MedixSafe from ESSC Inc. – https://www.bioconnect.com/