ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The parent
companies of Cattron Holdings Inc. ("Cattron") and LOFA Industries,
LLC ("LOFA"), each part of the Harbour Group family of companies,
have merged to form a comprehensive control solutions platform
company ("Control Solutions"), Jeff
Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer,
announced today. Terms of the merger were not disclosed.
Control Solutions, through its subsidiaries, now provides one of
the most comprehensive offerings of operator, machine, and engine
control products in the industry. With world-class control systems
and growing automation, telemetry, and IoT technologies, Control
Solutions is well-positioned to offer mission-critical products at
the forefront of remote equipment automation.
Cattron is a leading manufacturer of wireless control solutions
for safety and mission-critical applications. Since 1946, Cattron
has designed, manufactured, and supplied controls that are well
recognized and respected in both the rail and industrial markets.
Cattron's product portfolio includes complementary machine and
operator controls focused on operator safety and process
efficiency. The company also offers wireless safety systems to
protect personnel from moving machinery and equipment both on the
factory floor and in outdoor environments. Cattron is based in
LOFA supplies advanced engine controls for mobile industrial
equipment applications. The company's product portfolio includes
control panels, sensors, and wiring harnesses that feature embedded
automation and telemetry technology and can be used in demanding
and harsh applications. These products control, monitor, and
measure the performance of engineered equipment and systems.
The company is based in Roswell,
"The Control Solutions platform will deliver a broadened family
of products and solutions to the customers and channels that
already trust these great brands," said Mr. Fox. "We believe
the customers of both companies will realize significant benefits
from the merger."
Ryan Wooten, President of
Cattron, added, "The expanded engineering capacity and portfolio of
Control Solutions will enable us to bring even more value to our
existing markets while expanding into exciting new verticals. The
opportunity here is significant."
About Harbour Group
Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations focused company
based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Harbour Group's companies are engaged in manufacturing and
distribution across diverse industries including stainless hose
fittings, condition monitoring devices, machine control solutions,
wireless control solutions, fence and gate hardware systems,
interior wallcoverings and fabrics, LED lighting, flow control,
scientific products and lab ware, thermal management solutions,
boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, and
auxiliary plastic processing equipment. Since its founding in 1976,
Harbour Group has acquired 211 companies in 47 different
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