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Motion & Control Acquires RSA

MCE netted four acquisitions in 2021 after reaching deals to acquire RSA, Inc. and Global Controls, Inc., collectively known as RSA.
On July 19, Lohr am Main, Germany-based mobile and industrial hydraulics manufacturer Bosch Rexroth, a subsidiary of Bosch, announced the acquisition of fluid power distributor HydraForce.

Motion & Control Enterprises reached four acquisitions by the end of 2021 after it acquired RSA, Inc. and Global Controls, Inc., collectively known as RSA.

RSA is a distributor of robotics, motion control, vision systems, PLC/HMI and safety products. Global Controls is a systems integrator that supports automation and motion control projects. The company has 17 associates and services industrial end-user and OEM customers across Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

“We are excited to welcome the RSA associates to MCE,” said Charles Hale, chairman & CEO of MCE. “RSA’s focus on automation and motion control products and solutions align very closely with our strategic focus on bringing highly- technical motion control solutions to our customers. We have collaborated with RSA on numerous projects over the years and are excited about working even more closely with Allan, Bill and the RSA team.”

MCE is majority-owned by Frontenac, a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in middle market buyout transactions in consumer, industrial and services markets.

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