Clarience Systems in Southfield has obtained Force Techniques International, a leading company of automatic tire inflation devices for professional truck trailers dependent in San Antonio. Phrases of the transaction have been not disclosed.
The shift expands Clarience’s technology portfolio to contain tire-relevant systems gaining common adoption as business fleets change toward electrical automobiles.
“As electrical car fleets request to maximize assortment and minimize downtime, tire rolling resistance plays an ever more vital role in deciding EV array,” says Brian Kupchella, CEO of Clarience Technologies. “PSI is an field innovator that expands our technological know-how abilities, building the business a potent, strategic match with Clarience Technologies.”
The acquisition incorporates PSI functions as perfectly as the Truck Procedure Systems operations, each positioned in San Antonio. The business will work as a distinct enterprise unit of Clarience Systems. Tim Musgrave, president and CEO of PSI, will continue to direct the enterprise in his latest capacity.
“In 1993, we imagined a superior way for fleets to hold their tires at the suitable tire tension,” Musgrave states. “We realized rapidly we were performing far more than forming a new organization — we ended up launching a new sector. Now, as element of Clarience Technologies, we can keep on providing potential innovations to transportation.”
With nearly 2 million of its methods installed on industrial trailers, PSI has helped push adoption of computerized trailer tire inflation methods. The company states it has developed upon that success, expanding into the RV trailer industry in 2017 with its acquisition of Truck Process Technologies (TST). Right now, TST presents the only OEM-approved, factory-set up tire pressure checking program for vacation trailers, a process designed available by way of Thor, Forest River, and Airstream, amongst other individuals.
Clarience Technologies is guardian corporation to several manufacturers serving industrial transportation, such as Truck-Lite auto lighting remedies, Road Prepared superior telematics, DAVCO filtration techniques, ECCO security systems, and LED Autolamps. The company also owns Rigid Industries, an LED lights company serving the off-street leisure car sector Lumitec, a commercial lights provider serving the luxury maritime market place and Code 3, a lights and related units provider for emergency autos.
One particular of the Clarience Technologies corporations, Street All set, presently has been functioning closely with PSI as part of its LogIQ good partner network — a very first-of-its-variety group of market leaders who give truck and trailer wellness knowledge to fleet prospects via Road Ready’s interface.