Our Story

A leader in the Southeastern Florida Custom Builder’s market since 1977, we specialize in all low voltage new construction and remodeling installations. Our employees, combined, have over a century of experience in the industry. From pre-construction to final inspection, we strive to exceed all project requirements. Now a division of, locally owned and operated, Alarm Partners, we collectively provide a seamless solution for all your Security Alarm and Central Vacuum needs.

1962

Became one of the first Authorized BEAM Vacuum Dealers in the United States.

1977

Bill Zeller, Owner of Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc. and Jim Mellon, Owner of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, Inc. Establish a Partnership, and become an Authorized Ademco Dealer.

1978

Opened Warehouse at 7922 Coral Street in Lantana

1986

In 1986, Lance Henrion drastically changed his career path from car mechanic to construction. Years later, he became one of the active partners of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems. With all of his construction background, Mellon is proud to have him as a project manager to oversee the progress. Outside of work you will find Lance on the golf course or at home enjoying time with his wife.

1998

 

Scott Shapiro came to Mellon from New York where he was the General Manager of a Security Alarm company. Bringing years of knowledge and experience in the industry to Mellon, he holds the position of Sales Manager. Scott and his family enjoy playing golf, bowling, and playing with their Golden Doodle.

 

1990

Lance and Fil, on behalf of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, accepted the subcontractor of the month award from Ecclestone Signature Homes LLC. We received the awards for our outstanding workmanship in the Ibis Country Club of West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Polo Club of Boca Raton.

2003

Stacy Savarese started her career with Mellon a year after moving to Florida from Wisconsin. She started as receptionist, became the Vice President at age 29 and is currently the General Manager under the new ownership. In her spare time, she enjoys her home in East Delray Beach with her dog, cat, and chickens.

 

 

2009

Introduced Company’s New Look and Exhibited at First Trade Show

2010

Bill Zeller was a strong believer in the industry and made sure to do his part in the politics. He went to Capitol Hill to represent the Alarm Association of Florida to lobby for different legislature.

 

 

2011

Bill Zeller was interviewed in one of the top Security magazines about his experiences as a business owner in the construction industry. One of his famous gauges of the business was looking out for the cement trucks. “Lots of cement trucks, lots of business coming. No cement trucks, construction will slow down.”

 

 

 

2012

When Jim Mellon passed, owner of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, the two companies decided to join forces and operate under Bill Zeller as Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc.

 

 

 

2013

Robert Martin left his position as National Commercial Alarm & Fire Account Executive in New York to join the Mellon Team. Currently, he serves in the vital role of Operations Manager for the company. When not working Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and working on his classic car collection.

 

 

 

2014

Each year that First Alert, an exclusive division of Honeywell, offered the Partner’s Choice convention, Bill and Brenda Zeller were cordially invited to attend based on their years of dedication to the brand as well as the industry in general.

 

 

 

2018

Alarm Partners purchased Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc.’s Monitored Accounts. Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc. becomes a Division of Alarm Partners and is renamed Mellon Security and Vacuum.

2019

Mellon Security & Vacuum Systems relocates to Alarm Partners’ Corporate HQs in Delray Beach

2021

Became an Authorized DMP Dealer

1962

 

 

Became one of the first Authorized BEAM Vacuum Dealers in the United States.

1977

 

 

Bill Zeller, Owner of Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc. and Jim Mellon, Owner of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, Inc. Establish a Partnership, and become an Authorized Ademco Dealer.

1978

Opened Warehouse at 7922 Coral Street in Lantana

1986

 

In 1986, Lance Henrion drastically changed his career path from car mechanic to construction. Years later, he became one of the active partners of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems. With all of his construction background, Mellon is proud to have him as a project manager to oversee the progress. Outside of work you will find Lance on the golf course or at home enjoying time with his wife.

1990

 

Lance and Fil, on behalf of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, accepted the subcontractor of the month award from Ecclestone Signature Homes LLC. We received the awards for our outstanding workmanship in the Ibis Country Club of West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Polo Club of Boca Raton.

1998

 

Scott Shapiro came to Mellon from New York where he was the General Manager of a Security Alarm company. Bringing years of knowledge and experience in the industry to Mellon, he holds the position of Sales Manager. Scott and his family enjoy playing golf, bowling, and playing with their Golden Doodle.

 

2003

 

Stacy Savarese started her career with Mellon a year after moving to Florida from Wisconsin. She started as receptionist, became the Vice President at age 29 and is currently the General Manager under the new ownership. In her spare time, she enjoys her home in East Delray Beach with her dog, cat, and chickens.

 

 

2009

 

Introduced Company’s New Look and Exhibited at First Trade Show

2010

 

Bill Zeller was a strong believer in the industry and made sure to do his part in the politics. He went to Capitol Hill to represent the Alarm Association of Florida to lobby for different legislature.

 

 

2011

Bill Zeller was interviewed in one of the top Security magazines about his experiences as a business owner in the construction industry. One of his famous gauges of the business was looking out for the cement trucks. “Lots of cement trucks, lots of business coming. No cement trucks, construction will slow down.”

 

 

 

2012

When Jim Mellon passed, owner of Mellon Vacuum & Sound Systems, the two companies decided to join forces and operate under Bill Zeller as Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc.

 

 

 

2013

 

Robert Martin left his position as National Commercial Alarm & Fire Account Executive in New York to join the Mellon Team. Currently, he serves in the vital role of Operations Manager for the company. When not working Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and working on his classic car collection.

 

 

 

2014

 

Each year that First Alert, an exclusive division of Honeywell, offered the Partner’s Choice convention, Bill and Brenda Zeller were cordially invited to attend based on their years of dedication to the brand as well as the industry in general.

 

 

 

2018

 

Alarm Partners purchased Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc.’s Monitored Accounts. Mellon Security & Sound Systems, Inc. becomes a Division of Alarm Partners and is renamed Mellon Security and Vacuum.

2019

 

Mellon Security & Vacuum Systems relocates to Alarm Partners’ Corporate HQs in Delray Beach

2021

Became an Authorized DMP Dealer