JHFOSTER Acquires Sensors Incorporated and Sensors Integration

National integration and technical support in sensors, safety and machine vision

Eagan, Minnesota, December 3, 2021 – JHFOSTER Minnesota, Inc. (JHFOSTER), a value-added distributor of electrical and pneumatic parts and accessories, compressed air systems and robotics, has finalized its acquisition of Sensors Incorporated, which also includes Sensors Technical Learning Center and Sensors Integration, which has its own patented product line. Sensors is a national leader in integration of industrial sensors, safety and machine vision with technical service and support for OEMs, system integrators and end users.

“We are pleased that Sensors Incorporated and Integration are joining the JHFOSTER family of companies”, said Nicholas Martino, JHFOSTER CEO. “This acquisition will provide access to supplier relationships that will continue to offer the best solutions for both company’s customer bases. While Sensors and JHFOSTER will operate independent of each other, both companies will benefit from the strong intellectual resources that each has developed over the years, and this knowledge sharing will certainly benefit our customers and suppliers,” Mr. Martino added.

David Kotula, President of Sensors, added “the Sensors team is excited to join the JHFOSTER team, and is looking forward to supporting the growth initiatives of the combined entities. With the resources and capabilities of both companies now working together, the future looks extremely bright for us.”

Sensors Incorporated, Sensors Technical Learning Center and Sensors Integration will continue to operate locally and nationally under the same brand, and remain at its headquarters in Delano, Minnesota.   JHFOSTER will continue to operate in its five-state territory, and from its main location in Eagan, MN.

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About JHFOSTER Minnesota

Founded in 1938, JHFOSTER designs and customizes products and solutions to automate manufacturing applications for companies in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa. JHFOSTER provides compressed air systems and automation solutions collectively, allowing a unique collaboration with both the supply and demand sides of compressed air systems while also offering value-added engineering, design services, installation and warranty expertise, and continued support from certified technicians after the sale.

JHFOSTER was acquired by High Road Capital Partners in May of 2019 and is committed to implementing organic and acquisitive growth strategies that uniquely enhance the company in its served geographies. JHFOSTER will continue operations in Eagan, Minnesota, with an advanced robotics design and training facility and UL 508A-certified control panel shop also in Eagan, and offices in Hiawatha, Iowa, and Fargo, North Dakota. In addition to a full mobile service team with substantial stock of inventory serving our territories.

About Sensors Incorporated

Founded as CT Sales in 1977, Sensors Incorporated distributes and offers an in-depth knowledge of industrial sensors, industrial wireless components, lighting and indicators, barcode scanners, machine vision and safety products. Providing resources and services both locally and nationally with on-site testing and engineering facilities, they have worked with major manufacturing facilities around the country. They provide comprehensive services through Sensors Technical Learning Center and Sensors Integration including system design, analysis, project management, implementation, installation, and programming, and provide a team of experienced mechanical, electrical, design and computer engineers with a passion in continuous improvement.