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Major Press Release

Dublin, OH — FEBRUARY 28, 2017

—Indev Gauging Systems, A North American leader in in-line process measurement and control solutions has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Automation and Control Technology, Inc. (ACT), also an industry leader in similar applications. The combined new company will offer the most advanced and cost effective
in-line web based measurement and control technologies currently available within the Coatings/Converting, Building Products, Metals, Plastics and Non-Woven Industries today.

With this move the current president of ACT, Charles Totel, will now lead the new Indev-ACT Team as President while Bruce Johnson will become the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. As briefed by Mr. Johnson: “With an acquisition such as this a strong focus is required in the areas of our greatest strengths. Chuck’s successful management track record, strong vision and un-parallel energy in motivating people make him the perfect choice to advance us to the next level as a company. I’m extremely honored to work with him while focusing my efforts in leading the sales and marketing of the company as we move forward.”  

Indev has expanded from simple in-line measurement solutions into the more stringent demands of Advanced Coatings, Paper, Metals, Films and Building Product industries over the past 30 years. In the last 7 years Indev has added people in software development, design, controls, sales and service. With the latest purchase of ACT, Indev has substantially expanded their Engineering, Manufacturing and Delivery capabilities even more.  According to Chuck Totel, the new President of Indev Gauging Systems,” Along with the added investment in our people and processes, Indev is  now positioned to continue to aggressively increase our North American market share while still providing the most technically advanced, cost effective and best supported web based measurement systems in the industry. As part of the acquisition, Indev will be moving the US corporate headquarters to Dublin, Ohio where an even larger temperature controlled manufacturing facility and offices with over 20,000 square foot of operating room allowing Indev-ACT to meet the increased demand for Systems and Service by our customers.”

For further information on the ACT-Indev Acquisition, contact:

Charles Totel                                                                             Bruce Johnson

President                                                                                    Vice President Sales/Marketing

Indev-ACT                                                             Indev-ACT
(614) 495-1127 (direct)                                                       (815) 668-4649 (direct)

(614) 327-7001 (cell)                                               (970) 302-4918 (cell)
[email protected]                                    [email protected]

Indev-ACT will also be at ICE 2017 (April 25 – 27) where our management, marketing and sales team will be available to answer questions as well as give you the opportunity to see our latest measurement, control and data management solutions.  A new web site will be launched shortly but you can still visit the Indev or ACT web sites at: 


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