The Brink's Company is a leading global security services company with 59,400 employees worldwide, and operations in more than 130 countries. The company's operations include approximately 875 facilities and 10,500 vehicles.
Brink's, Incorporated is a leading provider of armored car transportation, ATM replenishment and servicing, currency and coin processing and services to banks, retailers and governmental agencies around the world.
Brink's in-country operating companies serve banks, retailers, governments, mints, diamantaires and jewelers in 50 countries on six continents - an unrivaled global network that delivers security, efficiency and visibility for businesses and logistics.
In 2009, the company reported revenue of $3.2 billion and net income of $200.2 million. North American operations generated 29% of total revenue.
Brink's has 12,000 employees in the U.S.
The company first started in 1859 when Perry Brink founded a cartage business in Chicago. In 1838, the Pennsylvania Coal Company was founded in Pittston, PA. The Pittston Company was formed in 1930 and bought by Brink's in 1956. Pittston would be involved in coal and gold mining.
Brink's Home Security was started in 1983.
In 2002, Pittston exited the coal business and other mining businesses by 2004.
On May 5, 2003, the Pittston company became Brink's Company.
Employees receive medical, hospitalization, dental, prescription, vision, and life insurance plans. The company also offers a 401(k) program with company match, and tuition reimbursement.
Updated May 20, 2010