Han-Tek acquires PowerLab Control Technologies
The acquisition of PowerLab Control Technologies is expected to expand Han-Tek’s solutions portfolio with process controls and SCADA capabilities.
Han-Tek Inc., a large materials handling and systems automation company in Upstate New York, announced its acquisition of PowerLab Control Technologies, an industrial systems integrator in North Carolina.
Through this acquisition, Han-Tek is bolstering its solutions portfolio with process controls and SCADA capabilities. PowerLab is the process of being integrated into Han-Tek’s Controls Division.
“We are fortunate to have the opportunity to add a synergistic company like PowerLab that allows us to continue to expand our capabilities and our customer reach,” said Jon Tobin, president of Han-Tek Inc. “This acquisition furthers our corporate strategy of making materials handling and automation more efficient and cost-effective through turnkey solutions for the manufacturing market.”
“This deal represents a solid partnership between PowerLab and Han-Tek,” said Bobby Cole, PowerLab’s former owner who becomes Han-Tek’s Controls Division manager. “Our customers will benefit from the powerful combination of PowerLab’s electrical controls and computer-based systems integration and Han-Tek’s mechanical capabilities and expertise.”
PowerLab Control Technologies
- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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