Auto Service World
News   July 27, 2004   by Auto Service World

SPX Service Solutions Acquires Actron Manufacturing

SPX Service Solutions today announced that it has acquired the assets of Actron Manufacturing Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Actron produces automotive test equipment and instrumentation under the Actron, KAL-EQUIP, Faze and Sunpro brand names.
David Kowalski, President of SPX Service Solutions said, “Actron is a leading supplier of retail automotive diagnostic test equipment and a great fit with our technology-driven line of professional diagnostic equipment. They are also a leader in instrumentation for the vehicle enthusiasts’ market. This addition provides Service Solutions with the capability to offer a full spectrum of test equipment and strengthens our access to the retail channel.”
"Our combination with Service Solutions provides our Actron customers with access to one of the largest portfolios of products and technologies in the automotive market" said Tom Slater of Actron. "Their extensive experience with the vehicle manufacturers in combination with Actron’s aggressive product innovation programs will assure our customers of a continued stream of new products and programs that will help keep Actron at the forefront in our core markets."
Service Solutions, a unit of SPX Corporation, designs, manufactures and markets special service tools, diagnostic and shop equipment and technical information for vehicle servicing and maintenance.

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