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Mission Critical Electronics picks up Purkeys Fleet Electric

Nov. 12, 2019
Mission Critical Electronics recently acquired Purkeys Fleet Electric.

Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) recently acquired Purkeys Fleet Electric.

Purkeys develops, manufactures and distributes electric power solutions to truck fleets, liftgate manufacturers, trailer manufacturers, truck dealers and truck Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in North America. The company’s product range includes liftgate charging systems, inverters, harnesses, solar power solutions and various ancillary products.

MCE did not disclose the financial details of the transaction.

“We are delighted to have Purkeys join MCE,” said Kevin Moschetti, chief executive officer of MCE. “Purkeys’ products are high-quality, technologically advanced and valued by its customers. Purkeys has a strong reputation for being a reliable, trusted partner of truck fleet operators, solving electrical system problems and realizing new power application opportunities.

“Purkeys’ portfolio of power products, end markets and distribution partners are highly complementary to MCE and will bring a nice mix of aftermarket sales to our vehicle power business. The synergies that exist between our companies will provide more value for end-users, OEMs and distribution partners. I am also encouraged by the new growth platforms available as we help Purkeys’ customers realize opportunities offered by the vehicle electrification trend.

“Most importantly, I am excited about the talent level of Purkeys’ people and their unique dedication to customer satisfaction.” 

MCE designs, manufactures and distributes electronic power products that fit a variety of mission-critical applications across all non-automotive vehicle types (including RVs, heavy-duty trucks, work trucks, emergency vehicles and busses).

“The Purkeys brand is a great fit with our Xantrex and Kussmaul brands in the vehicle space,” said Dale Tompkins, president of MCE’s vehicle power business. “Purkeys’ relationship with truck fleets, coupled with the broader product portfolio available through Kussmaul and Xantrex, will allow us to bring more solutions and more value to Purkeys’ customer base. Our combined sales and technical support teams will enable us to reach the market more effectively and improve our already great customer service.”

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