Shields Security Services.
(Shields) has been in the security business for fifty-two (52) years. It was established in 1957 by Macario J. Soliman - the father of the President and General Manager, Teresita L. Soliman
Shields has a simple beginning. It started as a single proprietor company under the name Shields's Watchman & Security Agency (SWSA).
Today, the Agency is among the top ten (10) security agencies in the country. In the survey conducted by the Center for Research and Communications in the Philippine Business Profiles (1994-1995), it was ranked no. 5 in the field of detective and protective services. The secret formula to Shields's success is its dedication and commitment to deliver superior quality security service to all clients, regardless of its size.
In February 1987, the company embarked in a dramatic change. Teresita L. Soliman took over the ownership and total management of the Agency. She was not a stranger to the company as she had been directing and managing its business affairs and operations since 1977. With her well-rounded experience and managerial expertise, she was able to make the Agency grow to its present state.
In January 1992, Shields's Watchman & Security Agency became a corporation. A new name was adopted. The company is now known as SHIELDS SECURITY SERVICES, INC. (SSSI).
Shields Security Services. has been adjudged by the Civil Service Force Command of the Philippine National Police THE BEST SECURITY AGENCY. This is the highest and most prestigious award given to a security agency. Shields has received this award for two (2) occasions already - in 1993 and 1997. Shields, today, has to its credit 49 years of professional, excellent and efficient security services.
Most of Shields’s clients belong to top 1000 corporations of the Philippines. Among the satisfied clients are Del Monte Philippines for over 30 years, Bank of the Philippine Islands with over 21 branches, BPI-Family with 28 branches, Australian Embassy, British Embassy, Asian Development Bank, Unilever (Philippines) Inc. Goodyear (Philippines) Inc., Federal Express, International Exchange Bank, and Kraft Foods (Phils.), Inc.
Behind Shields is a dynamic leadership. The company's credo is service must be of superior quality. The needs of clients must not only be met and delivered on time but must also be improved continuously as well. This belief must be translated into action through constant training of staff.
Shields’s home office is located at Soliman Centre building 2182 Don Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City.
Shields staffs are constantly being sent to different seminars and training to enhance their knowledge in security work and management. Majority of the officers are Certified Security Professionals and members of associations in the field of security, namely American Society for Industrial Security, Philippine Society of Industrial Security, etc. It is through these associations that updates on the latest and state-of-the-art security techniques and trends are learned, acquired and shared.
As against our competitors, Shields has better-trained, honest, well-equipped, highly disciplined and competent security officers and guards. Guards are constantly inspected both at daytime and nighttime. The office operates on 24 hours daily and it is also equipped with the latest communications and mobility facilities, indispensable to clients' unique and complex requirements.
Last 1991, Shields had acquired part ownership of a Central Monitoring Unit whereby about 300 different diplomatic residences and other companies which are equipped with alarm systems are hooked-up for our immediate response.
With the continuous inflow of prospective clients, Shields Security Services. President, Teresita L. Soliman, commits herself and the company to deliver only superior service, the trademark by which the Agency has been known through the years.