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Summit Design and Technology Inc. (SDT) announces the acquisition of Western Reserve Controls (WRC), a leading provider of custom engineered and manufactured controls and I/O solutions.

Akron, OH, Monday, May 9, 2022  — Summit Design and Technology Inc. (SDT) announces the acquisition of Western Reserve Controls (WRC), a provider of custom engineered and manufactured control and I/O solutions for the Aerospace and Industrial Automation industries.

“WRC has a long history of multi-industry partnerships and custom product developments, and we are excited to welcome the entire WRC team to the SDT family. This acquisition is an excellent strategic fit providing us with a tremendous opportunity to create additional value-added solutions for all our served markets,” commented Jay Mendpara, CEO. “In addition, SDT brings WRC new engineering resources with the technologies and know-how to provide additional hardware and software solutions that meet the requirements of today’s Industrial IoT and automation customers.”

“We are excited to have WRC become part of the SDT family and look forward to delivering even more value to WRC customers, partners and employees,” said Mike Cenker, President of Western Reserve Controls who will retire and transition daily operational duties to new WRC management.

Summit Design and Technology Inc, dba Western Reserve Controls, will continue to serve current WRC customers under the WRC brand name from their headquarters and manufacturing facility in Akron, OH.

About Summit Design and Technology and WRC

Summit Design and Technology Inc, based in Strongsville, OH is a provider of engineering design and development services to corporations and government agencies in a variety of served markets. From simple embedded controllers to innovative IoT sensor and I/O systems, the WRC brand has been providing high reliability custom engineered and manufactured solutions to the Factory and Building Automation industry, as well as Tier 2 Aerospace OEMs, for over 30 years. To find out more about what WRC can do for you, visit the new WRC website at WRCakron.com.

Media contact details

Summit Design and Technology, Inc.

Dipti Mendpara

Phone: (330) 733-6662

Email: [email protected]

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