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News   April 23, 2015   by Auto Service World

Auto Meter Products, Inc., Acquires Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc.

#aftermarket – Auto Meter Products, Inc. has announced that it has acquired the Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. business, and that it has entered into a long term strategic alliance with Brian Palmer and the DashLogic Development Team.  With this acquisition Auto Meter will add the award winning DashCommand app that can turn any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet into a fully customized dashboard and diagnostic tool to its instrumentation product line.  Auto Meter also acquired the ScanXL and ScanXL Pro diagnostic scan tools which will be added to its test equipment product range.  Finally, Auto Meter added the Award WinningDashLogic display controller to its instrumentation business and technology portfolio.  The DashLogic product range enables automotive enthusiasts to customize/re-purpose existing dashboard displays on their vehicle with a plug and play module that allows the consumer to display an expanded range of vehicle and engine readings.

Jeffrey G. King, president and CEO at Auto Meter commented, “We are honoured to add the Palmer Performance Engineering business to our product and technology line-up.  Brian Palmer and his engineering team have developed some very exciting technology and products that fully complement Auto Meter’s instrumentation and automotive test equipment businesses.  We are excited to help take these products to the next level of sophistication and market exposure.”

Brian Palmer, president and CEO of Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. commented, “I am very proud of the products that we have developed at Palmer and am confident that under Auto Meter’s guidance and support they will grow.  Auto Meter was the perfect partner for us to choose to help take our product and technology platform to the next level.  They have been great to work with, and we look forward to a long a successful partnership.”

King concluded, “We are also very excited about the long term strategic alliance that we have entered into with Brian and the DashLogic Development Team.  We have some very interesting projects in the development phase and look forward to bringing them to market in the near future.  We are confident that by combining Auto Meter’s market and display expertise with Palmer’s OBD/on-vehicle computer network interface skills, we will bring many new and exciting products to the automotive marketplace.”

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