EVAPCO, Inc. has acquired Belmont, Michigan-based Select Technologies, an advanced, full-service controls and automation company with expertise and technology development tailored for the food processing and cold storage industries.
The new company is now EVAPCO Select Technologies, a food plant systems integrator specializing in design-build-installation of facility systems, production line integration, process automation, ammonia refrigeration, supervisory systems, and IT integration. Complete UL panel building capabilities for control and power are integral to the business as well.
Existing customers include Tyson, ConAgra, Cargill, Hormel, Smithfield and Kraft, among many others. “This acquisition greatly supports our industrial refrigeration business by allowing us to provide integration and control solutions to clients that already value our industry-leading heat transfer products,” said Jay Calkins, EVAPCO executive vice president.
“The company delivers turnkey services and technical solutions through a holistic view, ranging from the rooftop to the factory floor,” said Eric Staley, founder of Select Technologies and current president, Evapco Select Technologies. “EVAPCO Select Technologies will continue to offer automation solutions with the customer’s best interest at heart. This mindset develops trust with customers and has allowed us to grow into a systems integration leader in the food industry. We’re excited to be part of the EVAPCO team and look forward to the opportunity to quickly grow our controls and automation expertise within the family of products.”