APCAN Security Group Acquires Thompsons Armed Reaction West Rand

August 1, 2018 | MEDIA RELEASE

After years of amazing support in the Krugersdorp area, APCAN is pleased to take over the reins from Thompsons Security Group and protect and serve the community.

[Krugersdorp, 1 August 2018] – For years, Thompsons Security Group provided communities on the West Rand with skilled expertise in Armed Reaction Services for home and business protection.

Their acquisition by APCAN Security Group not only guarantees a continuation of this proud tradition but, also, provides the people of Krugersdorp access to services that are significantly enhanced, amplified and bolstered by the group’s full might and resources.

A safe, care-free environment is our mission

“We believe in creating safe, vibrant and happy environments where communities can walk the streets, attend school sports gatherings and enjoy their neighbourhoods without fear,” says Leon Mans, APCAN Security Group CEO.

“With this acquisition of Thompsons’ Armed Reaction division our aim is to add new technologies and capabilities to their established footprint – certainly the net-effect of our combined forces are sure to bring a visible and positive change to the people of Krugersdorp.”

Driven to create 1st class communities

Over the last a decade and a half, APCAN has built its reputation as a company that is all about the communities in which it operates – going beyond security services to include involvement in the development of school sports, education and innovative programmes that promote overall community well-being.

The Thompsons Armed Reaction acquisition expands this all-encompassing company philosophy to include the people of Krugersdorp.

“We are driven by our clients, employees and unwavering quest to deliver first-in-class excellence and professionalism,” says Mans.

“We have built this business on strong pillars of performance that include honesty, integrity, personalised service and the continuous development of new technologies . . . we look forward to connecting with the community and providing them with the very best in business and home security services.”


APCAN Security Services is a proudly South African company with BBBEE- Level 2 rating. We are 51% Black Owned, PSIRA Registered and SAIDSA Accredited.

For more information visit http://www.apcan.co.za or phone: 011-472-0770/1

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