Arabian Security & Safety Services Co. Ltd. (AMNCO) Receives the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award

Frost & Sullivan’s Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award identifies companies that exhibit exemplary growth attributed to their excellence in providing impeccable manned security services.AMNCO is a leading provider of manned security for various financial institutions and precious metal dealers covering more than 250 cities across the KSA.

AMNCO’s success is attributed to efficient employee training with the latest in technology integration, security/safety box provision for every valuable asset transfer, partnerships with the leaders in security and safety technologies, maintaining high level of employee satisfaction, on-site, remote guarding, electronic security, fire and safety, corporate risk management and consultancy, and thorough employee validation.

“With experience spanning over 3-decades in the security management sector, AMNCO has extensive knowledge and insights of the security services market in the entire Middle Eastern region.With its thorough personnel validation and exceptional training procedures AMNCO has a unique competitive advantage over other security service providers in the region in terms of security technology integration an
d penetration into the Middle East.”Abhay Bhargava ,Business Head-MEA, Industrial Practice ,Frost & Sullivan


The KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Awardis conferred on a company that has exhibited strongperformance in terms of growth, portfolio of integratedsecurity services and key initiatives taken in the field ofManned Guarding. The winner of this award hasexcelled in providing reliable and consumer orientedsecurity services in the KSA.

An eminent jury deliberates on structured data and aresearch backed presentation / recommendation by ourSenior Industry Experts to shortlist nominees. Frost &Sullivan Industry experts track markets and companiesby holding detailed interactions with industry experts,market participants, end users, other stakeholders /value chain players and extensive research ofproprietary data, to compile the Jury Evaluation Matrix.Evaluation by the Jury ultimately results in the finalAwardee, from among the nominees.

In addition to the above methodology, specificbenchmarks are considered to ascertain the finalranking in the industry. The company that excels in oneor more of the following criteria is declared as thewinner:

  • Visionary Innovation
  • Operational Efficiency/Performance
  • Growth Strategy
  • Customer Impact
  • Brand Equity


Arabian Security & Safety Services Co. Ltd. (AMNCO)is among the first licensed companies in the KSA formanned guarding and now has over three decades ofexperience in the Middle Eastern security servicesmanagement market. The company has a rich client baseconsisting of banks, financial institutions, governmentinfrastructure, public offices, and other investmentcompanies. AMNCO has always endeavoured toprovide the best and latest to its clients. AMNCO plansto be an integrated solutions provider that addressesall the service requirement of its clients. Some of theseinclude on-site security, remote guarding, electronicsecurity, fire and safety, corporate risk management, andsafety/security consultancy. AMNCO’s Transtrack andsimilar technologies optimise client deliveries (routesand time) to a great extent thereby increasing customersatisfaction levels. AMNCO also ensures High QualityCash safety boxes for transporting client money insteadof money bags or suitcases which are generally used byother players.

AMNCO has also gained traction in diversifying itsservices into the Facilities Management sector withacquisition of a FM company. This has created a uniquevalue proposition wherein AMNCO offers bundledservices to its esteemed clients.

In addition AMNCO has partnerships with internationalsecurity agencies such as WSD, Shield, etc. to providequality training to its workforce and introduce high techsafety equipment in the Middle East.

AMNCO has also established relations withgovernment agencies and has bagged lucrative projectsfor long term contracts that are likely to play a majorrole in the company’s growth process along withincreased service portfolio diversification. HoweverAMNCO’s core belief lies in providing satisfaction ofsecurity to its customers which it ensures by trainingits workforce in line with the customer needs. This hasfurther been proven by the fact that AMNCO has ISOcertification in providing latest industry standardtraining and management solutions.


  • King Abdullah Economic City and AMNCO signed a joint agreement for comprehensive security services and solutions in September 2017.
  • Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC) and AMNCO signed a joint agreement for comprehensive security services and solutions in Feb 2018 for Jabar’s upcoming Mecca construction project.
  • AMNCO acquires AL Hekma in 2017. AL Hekma is a Facility Management Company that offers a range of integrated specialised FM services in the market.

Therefore, Frost & Sullivan recognises ArabianSecurity & Safety Services Co. Ltd. (AMNCO) asthe winner of the 2018 KSA Manned GuardingCompany of the Year Award.