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Control Solutions Merges with POSDATA

April 11, 2007  

Control Solutions, Inc. logoControl Solutions, Inc., a factory automation and supply chain management solutions company headquartered in North Branch, New Jersey, has announced the completion of a merger with POSDATA, Inc, a Gig Harbor, Washington-based company. POSDATA is an enterprise mobility software company and a value added reseller and service provider of Auto ID and Point of Sale equipment.

The merging of the two companies provides a nationwide organization for supply chain automation and mobility solutions, as well as Automatic Identification/Point of Sale equipment sales and service. The combined company has major facilities in North Branch, New Jersey; York, Pennsylvania; Gig Harbor, Washington; Louisville, Kentucky; and Santa Fe Springs, California, with an additional six sales offices located nationwide. 

According to Richard Mahmarian, President/CEO of the combined company, “The merger will bring additional solutions to customers of both companies. We expect that our comprehensive product and solutions offerings, and extended geographic coverage, will be very beneficial for our customers and provide a platform for future growth.”

The corporate name of the combined companies is Control Solutions, Inc.; however both of the existing company names will be utilized. Additionally, the management group of both companies will remain with the new organization. Customers can continue to expect the same excellent, uninterrupted service and support from the new company.

Control Solutions, Inc., founded in 1984 and headquartered in North Branch, New Jersey, is a leader in the design of factory automation, process control, and supply chain management solutions. The company provides turn-key solutions for warehouse management (OpenWMS®), work-in-process (OpenWIP), asset management (OpenAsset), and inspection applications (OpenInspect), as well as custom engineering development for clients. Control Solutions provides supporting equipment and supplies from the leading Auto ID manufacturers. (2009 Update: these solutions are now provided by POSDATA's sister company, Compsee. Compsee is also a Business Unit  of Control Solutions, Inc.)

POSDATA, Inc., founded in 1973 and headquartered in Gig Harbor, Washington, is an enterprise mobility software company and value added reseller and service provider of Auto ID and Point of Sale equipment. The company offers the PowerTrack® line of mobile software applications for mobilizing existing enterprise applications.  POSDATA also provides a full range of logistics and maintenance services. POSDATA is a leading distributor of electronic payment terminals, with key injection and other supporting services. (2009 Update: Auto ID and Point of Sale equipment and the PowerTrack® applications are now provided by POSDATA's sister company, Compsee.)