NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Bacharach Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Parasense Inc.

“Parasense has an exceptional reputation in refrigeration monitoring in the food retail sector and provides integrated energy management systems and remote data management to ensure energy efficiency, food safety, reduced waste, and operating costs savings,” said Doug Keeports, president of Bacharach. “This aligns well with Bacharach’s strategic plan and focus on market leadership in instrumentation and expertise of refrigerant monitoring,  as well as complimenting Bacharach’s strengths in the combustion and emissions analysis markets.  We are happy to welcome the Parasense team and look forward to continuing to grow our combined businesses.”

Located in Quedgeley, England, the Parasense manufacturing and design operations are under the direction of Dan Radford, managing director, and include sales and support resources for their European and export customer base.  In North America, Parasense supports their market position with distribution, assembly, service, sales, and training in its Stanardsville, Virginia, facility under the direction of Michelle Collier, chief operations officer. The combined leadership of Radford and Collier, along with their staff, brings over 30 years of industry experience to the Bacharach team. 

As the management team work to leverage the combined strengths of the two businesses, Parasense and Bacharach will continue to operate business as usual under their existing structure, company name, contacts, and customer and supplier interactions to best support mutual ongoing efforts to exceed the expectations of their customers.  The combined resources of Bacharach and Parasense will significantly strengthen the company’s ability to provide the best solutions to the worldwide HVACR market with fixed and portable gas detection instrumentation and performance monitoring offerings.

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Publication date: 5/29/2017