About Us

ATX Protection is a leading Canadian owned alarm and signal company providing high-end access control, fire and burglar alarms, video surveillance and event monitoring to companies in virtually every segment of the economy, including government agencies and defense facilities.

Our protection solution offerings help protect banks, public buildings, manufacturing and distribution centers, food and beverage facilities, pharmaceutical companies, retail stores, and small businesses, allowing these organizations to address their security solutions as well as regulatory and compliance requirements. With more than 35,000 installations across Canada, ATX has an exceptional knowledge and experience of protection solutions, while remaining true to our core values and sustainability.
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1874, the year it all started…

Following in the traditions of the American District Telegraph Company founded in 1874, We trace our roots back to the same core values of craftsmanship, quality, and a simple, common sense approach to creating value to clients and our stakeholders. Prior to the takeover of ADT by Tyco International in 1997, the American District Telegraph Co., and it’s wholly owned Canadian subsidiary Dominion Electric Protection Co., were once considered the very best in commercial, industrial and high security systems.

ATX is born…

2012 Tyco International spins off ADT Security and Tyco Integrated Systems into separate companies and ATX is born…With the break up of ADT Security (formerly American District Telegraph Company) into separate operating companies, a team of industry experts wanted to create a different kind of company that specializes in commercial and industrial protection. As a result, we created a unique offering for the Canadian market that is unmatched in the industry, in both quality and expertise. ATX is Large enough to handle the most complex systems for large businesses and government, yet small enough to provide the personal service of dealing with a small business.