The distinguishing feature of our overseas security services is that we offer SECOM-style on-line security systems, which include emergency response services, customized to reflect local needs and sensibilities. We made our overseas debut in 1978, when we established a presence in Taiwan. Today, our overseas security services business encompasses operations in 12 countries and territories. As in Japan, we take full responsibility for our operations in these markets, positioning us to deliver high-grade SECOM-brand services. This continues to earn praise from overseas customers, as a result of which the use of our services continues to expand steadily.
Taiwan Secom, providing on-line security systems to customers in Taiwan
Taiwan Secom Co., Ltd., a publicly listed firm and the leading provider of security services in Taiwan, offers a wide array of security services, centered on on-line security systems. In line with our goal of supporting safety and peace of mind, the company provides wireless alarm systems for residential and small-scale commercial applications and has collaborated with Taiwan's National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering to develop and begin offering an earthquake alert system.
S1 emergency response vehicle on the move
In the Republic of Korea (ROK), S1 Corporation, which is also publicly listed, provides on-line security systems, as well as an extensive selection of other services that make life more convenient and comfortable and provide safety and peace of mind. S1 has also reinforced the foundation of its building solutions business and is promoting the development of fire protection systems that make use of video analysis, enabling it to help enhance community safety and security.
Control center of Beijing Jingdun Secom Electronic Security Co., Ltd.
We currently provide our distinctive on-line security systems to subscribers in the PRC through a network of security service bases in 20 cities. With demand growing in all of these locations, we are accelerating efforts to secure contracts, particularly in the area of security services for large-scale commercial complexes. Looking ahead, we will continue to expand our operations by providing high-grade security services that accurately address local needs.
Security staff in Indonesia
Steady economic growth continues to drive robust demand for security services in Southeast Asia from both Japanese and local companies. We are working to respond to such demand by actively promoting SECOM-style on-line security systems.
In Thailand, the efforts of Thai Secom Security Co., Ltd., to provide high-grade on-line security systems have bolstered awareness of “SECOM-style” services, underpinning steady growth in contracts for the provision of on-line security systems to corporations and national and local government agencies. The company also continues to supply a variety of merchandise to health-care facilities.
Secom (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. provides customized security systems—comprising on-line security systems and static guard services—to customers across Malaysia. Underscoring the high marks accorded to the company's proposal-based services, which are tailored to market needs, major drugstore chains and leading financial institutions have installed SECOM security systems.
In Singapore, Secom (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. boasts a diverse menu of services. These include the provision of on-line security systems and fire protection systems, as well as the leasing of safety deposit boxes.
PT. Secom Indonesia provides on-line security systems and static guard services to subscribers, focusing on the capital of Jakarta and the country's second-largest city, Surabaya, with operations in both cities expanding steadily. Secom Indonesia also offers highly rated consulting services designed to help customers prevent insider crimes.
In Vietnam, Secom Vietnam Security Service Joint Stock Company and SECOM Trading Co., Ltd., are working to augment their operations by responding to the advanced security needs of Japanese and other companies in the country, as well as by promoting market acceptance of on-line security systems.
Myanmar Secom Co., Ltd., Myanmar's only provider of on-line security systems, serves subscribers in the capital city of Yangon, the country's largest market. The company continues to expand its operations in this promising market, which is benefitting from economic growth, by providing on-line security systems to offshore (including Japanese) and local financial institutions.
Control center of Secom Plc
Secom plc, in the United Kingdom, is renowned as a provider of high-grade security services, as a result of which it has risen to the number three position in the U.K. security services market. Testament to the high marks given for the quality of the company's services, Secom plc currently provides its on-line security system to financial institutions for use at branches and ATMs. The company also continues to secure new contracts from major British corporations.
A member of the staff of Secom Australia Pty. Ltd.
For many years, Secom Australia Pty. Ltd. has provided security services to major financial institutions and government agencies, earning positive reviews across the board. The company has also provided security systems for a number of key Australian defence facilities and government-affiliated service institutions. Secom Australia continues working to expand its operating foundation and recently secured contracts to provide security services for, among others, a major media firm, and the Australian branches of an international apparel retailer.
In New Zealand, Secom Guardall NZ Ltd. continues to provide service packages combining monitoring using on-line security systems and maintenance to major global financial institutions.