The installation we’re most proud of:
Step 1: Stay focused and true to controller sub-systems for 25 years.
Step 2: Work hand-in-hand with top industry OEMs to create the most open and flexible platform available.
Step 3: Build trust, and make hardware more reliable, profitable, and accountable for the companies you
work with. In short, make lives a little easier.
Step 4: After 1 million installations, know that you have an industry standard to uphold, as engineers,
craftsmen, and as a partner. Do not waiver from this singular path, which is perpetual, ongoing,
and never taken for granted.
Finish: Confidence has now been installed throughout the access control community.
About Mercury Security
Since its start in 1992, Mercury Security has focused on a distinct manufacturing niche: innovative OEM hardware for the increasingly demanding world of facility security and access control. Authentic Mercury controllers, readers and embedded solutions consistently provide our partners the most reliable and scalable open platforms.
In 2013, Mercury was acquired by ACRE, an international holding company, based in the United States, which owns companies in the global market for electronic security systems. ACRE’s mission is to consolidate the fragmented access control marketplace with emphasis on open standards using Mercury’s robust platform as the de facto standard.
With more than three million panels installed around the world, Mercury has grown to become the controller platform supplier of choice for true access control.
What We Do Best
Flexible and adaptable hardware – that is designed and manufactured specifically for access control based on emerging technologies, changing industry standards and evolving network environments. This makes it possible for our partners to proactively meet dynamic system requirements and end-user demands.
Technical leadership – with the most experienced team in the industry. Technically astute, supportive and highly responsive,our team supports every step of the system development process, from initial design and testing or retrofit to installation, troubleshooting and ongoing service.
Partnership expertise to meet installation challenges – with proven Authentic Mercury hardware so our partners can focus on developing software solutions. As an extension of our partners’ engineering teams, Mercury helps reduce their hardware engineering and development time to improve profit margins and lower total cost of system ownership
Economic efficiencies – to achieve new levels of cost-efficiency while meeting today’s toughest security demands, large or small. Mercury Security provides access control technologies for partners and end users to optimize their system investments, eliminating the need to rip and replace hardware due to upgrades or enhancements.
Chief Technology Officer
Frank Gasztonyi co-founded Mercury Security in 1992 and has also served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President. As an industry veteran with more than 35 years of security system engineering experience, Gasztonyi is responsible for overseeing product planning and engineering, firmware development and customer agreements. Prior to founding Mercury, he served in a number of engineering and leadership roles with major companies within the security industry, including Rockwell International. Frank holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach.
Executive Vice President - Operations
As a co-founder of Mercury Security in 1992, Hing Hung now oversees operations, finance and vendor relations as well as long-term product planning, purchasing and overall product engineering. Throughout his 35 year career in the security business, Hing has focused on devising hardware that meets the stringent security demands of today and tomorrow. Prior to Mercury, Hung engineered hardware and firmware solutions for a security systems start-up, and was a senior engineer for Communication Manufacturing Co. (CMC). Hing earned an M.S.in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach.
Matt joins Mercury Security after a successful decade of leading AMAG Technology. In his role as President, Matt was instrumental in the company's rise to becoming a top access control system provider in the industry. With over two decades of experience in the security industry, Matt held also numerous executive positions at AMAG Technology, as well as management roles at Andover Controls and Sensormatic Electronics. Matt holds a B.S. in Economics from San Diego State University
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Steve Lucas is a seasoned business development executive with 15 years of experience in the physical security, building automation, and energy management industries, Lucas brings an in-depth knowledge of open platform solutions from a diverse range of market applications. Prior to joining Mercury, Steve served as a business development executive for Tridium Inc, and has held a variety of roles at Johnson Controls. Lucas holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with distinction from the Virginia Military Institute.
Vice President of Operations
Frank Cuneo is responsible for the day-to-day operations and oversees the facility, production, planning/procurement, and warehousing groups. With more than 25 years of global experience in the physical and logical access control industries, Cuneo brings a strong background in global supply chain, lean manufacturing, and business analytics. Prior to joining Mercury Security, Frank held several operations, supply chain, and project management positions over 12 years at HID Global. Cuneo began his career at Indala Corporation and was part of the management team acquired by Motorola.. Frank attended San Jose State University, where he studied business and sociology.
Vice President of Engineering
Michael Serafin is responsible for managing Mercury Security’s development team and providing our OEM partners with complete programming support and interface information. Prior to Mercury Security, Serafin held numerous positions at Lenel Systems International, where he gained a first-hand understanding of customer demands that drive Mercury’s products. A seasoned programmer with a strong background in a variety of operating systems, databases and development tools, Michael also served as software engineer focused on creating production test tools for Eastman Kodak. Serafin earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering and a
M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University.
Sr. Engineer, Quality Assurance & Customer Support
Ron leads Mercury Security’s quality assurance and customer support teams, and is responsible for the testing, performance and support of all Mercury products. Hamilton serves as our partner’s first point of contact for quality assurance and system troubleshooting. Ron has more than 25 years of experience in security manufacturing and field implementation and brings a broad perspective essential to system and component testing. Prior to Mercury Security, Hamilton led customer support and quality assurance for CMC. Ron attended Cerritos College and studied electronics and mathematics.
Mercury Security Products
2355 Mira Mar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815-1755
Phone: (562) 986-9105
Fax: (562) 986-9205