A history of excellent service

Over the years, Comtronics has developed into one of the most diverse companies in Southern Michigan. If you have a security or communications need, chances are Comtronics has your solution.

Here's how it all came together

  • 1958
    Two-Way Radio Systems
    The Comtronics Communications Division was born in 1958 with the sale of its first two-way radio.
  • 1970
    Burglar/Fire Alarms, 24-Hour Alarm Monitoring
    Not only did Comtronics begin selling alarms in 1970, it started its own alarm monitoring station. Unlike many security companies who subcontract monitoring stations, Comtronics has been self-sufficient from the beginning.
  • 1974
    24-Hour Superior Answering Service
    In 1974 the Comtronics Communications Division began offering a full service 24-hour answering service.
  • 1979
    Video Surveillance Systems
    In 1979 the Security Division expanded to include video surveillance systems. Today, this has become a large part of the company, which now includes 21st century technology. Comtronics carries covert surveillance cameras, high-resolution color cameras, digital video recorders (DVR's), flat screen video monitors, and remote video surveillance equipment.
  • 1988
    Card Access Systems
    With the release of Security Access Systems, Comtronics rounded out its Security Division. Now Comtronics can completely satisfy the security needs of a business.
  • 1999
    Comtronics Merger
    Walker Capital Corp. acquires Comtronics on January 8, 1999.

    Nextel Communications
    Comtronics got its start in the cellular industry on June 5, 1999 by becoming a Nextel Authorized Representative. With the Sprint/Nextel merger in 2004, Comtronics added Sprint products to their line up.
  • 2001
    2001 Small Business Person of the Year, John A. Campau, president and CEO of Comtronics.
  • 2003
    ALLTEL Communications
    Comtronics continues to grow its cellular operation by adding ALLTEL to its product line in April 2003.
  • 2006
    John Campau honored by “The Jackson Citizen Patriot” for his community service work with the award for Citizen of the Year 2006.
  • 2008
    Mr. Philip Campau, Sr. founder of Comtronics dies.

    A new location opens in Jackson at 102 South Brown Street after complete building remodel. 
  • 2009
    With the merger of Verizon Wireless and Alltel, Comtronics expanded the cellular line into the Verizon Wireless network.
  • 2009
    Honeywell Security products are added to Comtronics security services.
  • 2010
    Comtronics receives a Brick Award from the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce for renovations at 102 South Brown Street.
  • 2011
    Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer
    Comtronics partners with Verizon Wireless supporting the largest high speed and most reliable wireless network in America. Verizon’s diverse product lineup, extensive network and satisfied customer base made partnering with Verizon a perfect fit with Comtronics goals to provide excellent customer service.

    East Michigan location remodeled.
  • 2012
    Comtronics store in Charlotte relocates to 240 South Cochran Street.
  • 2014
    Comtronics cellular division expands with the purchase of Cellular & More. Now offering 12 Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer locations in Michigan.