Han-Tek Acquires PowerLab Control Technologies

Han-Tek Inc., Victor, N.Y., a materials handling and systems automation company, has acquired PowerLab Control Technologies, an industrial systems integrator based in North Carolina. PowerLab will be integrated into Han-Tek’s controls division.

"We are fortunate to have the opportunity to add a synergistic company like PowerLab that allows us to continue to expand our capabilities and our customer reach," said Jon Tobin, president of Han-Tek. "This acquisition furthers our corporate strategy of making materials handling and automation more efficient and cost-effective through turnkey solutions for the manufacturing market."

"This deal represents a solid partnership between PowerLab and Han-Tek," said Bobby Cole, PowerLab’s former owner who becomes Han-Tek’s controls division manager. "Our customers will benefit from the powerful combination of PowerLab’s electrical controls and computer-based systems integration and Han-Tek’s mechanical capabilities and expertise."