Autoquip Announces Acquisition of Osco

June 02, 2016 - "Press Releases"


Guthrie, Okla. — June 1, 2016 - Autoquip Corporation announced today that they will be acquiring OSCO, Inc. (Oklahoma Systems Company, Inc.), an industrial control panel manufacturer based in Oklahoma City, Okla. specializing in the design of UL508A listed enclosed industrial control panels. OSCO, Inc. will conduct business as OSCO Controls, a division of Autoquip Corporation.

OSCO has been providing customers with quality control panels since 1992.  With OSCO, manufacturing companies have been improving their productivity with custom control systems designed specifically to control their unique equipment operations.  OSCO is a total solutions provider that serves its customers’ unique needs—from design concept to production, pre-test to testing, and installation to support—long after the project is completed.

This acquisition will put Autoquip in position to offer their customers a broader portfolio of capabilities. “It will allow us to provide a diverse range of control platforms, advance logic technologies, and automation solutions to help our customers realize greater success,” said Joe Robillard, President of Autoquip.  “In addition to OSCO Controls being an integrative product offering to Autoquip’s lifting equipment, we also believe they are a perfect fit with our values for producing quality products, deep expertise, and excellent service.  I’m excited to welcome the OSCO team as we look to create additional value for all our customers.”

Oscar Selling, founder of OSCO, Inc. said, “We are excited to become part of Autoquip because we believe this will posture OSCO to provide many more solutions, innovations and expertise for our customers’ control panel needs in the future.” OSCO Controls and its employees will continue to office out of their current Oklahoma City location.  Oscar Selling will oversee operations as General Manager.  

Together, the companies expect to provide their customers access to a new level of technology and solutions. 

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