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Acquisition Announcement: Power & Pumps, Inc. (“P&P”) & Industrial Control Services, Inc. (“IC”)

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Zelienople, PA – June 5, 2023 — Motion & Control Enterprises (“MCE”) announces that it has completed the acquisitions of Power & Pumps, Inc. (“P&P”) and Industrial Control Services, Inc. (“IC”).

Power & Pumps, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is a distributor of pumps, drives, blowers, vacuum, and power transmission products to municipal and industrial customers in Florida and Georgia. P&P is also the master distributor in North America for All Prime Pumps, a line of self-priming pumps sold to municipal and industrial end-users and resellers. P&P also performs repairs and other value-added services for its customer base.

Industrial Control Services, based in Zeeland, MI, is a value-added distributor of specialty automation products, including robotics, motion control, machine vision, barcoding systems, controls & networking, and safety solutions.

“We are very excited to welcome the talented associates of Power & Pumps and Industrial Control Services to the MCE family,” said Charles Hale, Chairman & CEO of MCE. “These businesses will expand our geographic reach, deepen our offering of automation solutions, and expand our presence in the fluid processing market.”

Hale added, “We have completed 10 acquisitions since January 2021 as we continue to expand our range of highly engineered, full lifecycle fluid, flow, automation, and air solutions to our customers.”

About Motion & Control Enterprises
Founded in 1951, MCE is a supplier of technical fluid power, automation, flow control, compressed air and lubrication products, repair & services, and bespoke solutions. The Company serves more than 23,000 MRO and OEM customers from 39 facilities located in 13 states. For more information, please visit

About Frontenac
Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders, through an executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, which seeks to identify, acquire, and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. Over the last 50+ years, Frontenac has built a franchise working with over 300 owners of mid-sized businesses as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit

About Power & Pumps, Inc.
Since 1938, Power & Pumps has provided power transmission products, pumps, electric motors and drives in Florida and Georgia. For more information, please visit

About Industrial Control Services, Inc.
Serving manufacturers and machine builders with high-technology automation solutions in Michigan, accelerating your competitive advantage. For more information, please visit
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