LOUIS and ONTARIO, N.Y.—Electrical Components International, Inc. (ECI), a global supplier of wire harnesses, electrical components, and sub-assemblies for diversified industrial markets, recently acquired Rochester Industrial Control, Inc. (RIC) from its co-owners Tony Mastrodonato and Sam Messina, ECI said in a release.
Rochester Industrial Control, founded in 1967, is a manufacturer of high-voltage wire harnesses, cables, and electromechanical assemblies for the commercial electric vehicle, oil and gas, and medical markets. The company provides custom engineered high-voltage cables to customers in the North American transit bus industry. Rochester Industrial Control will continue to be led by its current management team and operate from its two facilities in Ontario, New York.
“Electrification is transforming the transportation industry and RIC has become a trusted partner in the commercial electric vehicle space,” said Mike Balsei, chief executive officer of ECI, in the release. “We will be able to bring ECI’s scale and resources to help RIC capture the significant market opportunities for its leading platform. This transaction, together with our recent acquisition of Promark Electronics, further expands ECI’s position as the high-voltage harness supplier of choice in high-value, high-growth markets.”
Mastrodonato and Messina commented on the milestone in a joint statement, calling it “a testament to the strength of RIC’s platform and the talent of our team.”
“ECI is the ideal partner to support RIC in its next phase of growth, helping to build upon its market-leading offerings and deliver even greater value to customers,” they said in the release. “We are incredibly proud of all that our team has accomplished over the past decade and look forward to watching RIC’s continued success as part of the ECI family.”