The Brinks Company is an American security and protection company headquartered outside of Richmond, Virginia, United States. Its core business is Brink’s Inc.; it spun off its Brink’s Home Security operations into a separate company in 2008. The Brink’s brand and reputation span around the globe. In 2013, its international network serves customers in more than 100 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people. Operations include approximately 1,100 facilities, and 13,300 vehicles. The company emerged from the Pittston Company and changed its name to the Brink’s Company in 2003.