ST. LOUIS, MO and ONTARIO, NY – August 10, 2021 – Electrical Components International, Inc. (“ECI”), a leading global supplier of electrical distribution systems, control box assemblies, and other engineered components for diversified markets, today announced the acquisition of Rochester Industrial Control, Inc. (“RIC”) from its co-owners Tony Mastrodonato and Sam Messina.
Founded in 1967, RIC is a manufacturer of high-voltage wire harnesses, cables, and electromechanical assemblies for the commercial electric vehicle, oil and gas, and medical markets. With its custom, engineered solutions, RIC is a leading provider of high-voltage cables to customers in the North American transit bus industry. The company will continue to be led by its current management team and operate from its two facilities located 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. “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.”
Mr. Mastrodonato and Mr. Messina commented: “This milestone is 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. 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.”
Founded in 1953, Electrical Components International (ECI) is one of the world’s leading suppliers of electrical distribution systems, control box assemblies, and other critical engineered components for diversified markets. With 25,000 employees and 37 global manufacturing locations, ECI is the trusted partner to market leaders with 500+ customers. At ECI, we power smart, connected, and electrified solutions that enable the most advanced technologies to solve the most complex challenges. For more information about ECI, visit www.ecintl.com.
Rochester Industrial Control (RIC) is a leading manufacturer of high-voltage wire harnesses, cables, and electromechanical assemblies for the commercial electric vehicle, oil and gas, and medical end markets. RIC is focused on the electrification space and is a market-leading supplier to North America’s high-voltage transit bus market. Founded in 1967, the company operates two facilities in Ontario, NY. For more information, please visit: www.rochesterindustrial.com.