Posted September 2, 2021

Motion & Control Enterprises acquires Instrument Associates

Motion & Control Enterprises has acquired Instrument Associates Inc. based in Alsip, Illinois.

IA is a full service, stocking distributor of products and solutions for instrumentation (including fittings, valves and tubing), steam traps, filtration and process control.

Founded in the 1940s and based in Alsip, Illinois, IA employs 22 associates, servicing industrial markets in Illinois and Indiana. As a division of MCE, the company will continue to operate under the Instrument Associates name with the same employees and suppliers.

“We are excited to welcome the Instrument Associates team to MCE,” said Charles Hale, chairman & CEO of MCE. “IA’s products are a natural fit with MCE’s fluid power and flow control capabilities and will position the combined business to provide a broader range of mission-critical, highly-engineered solutions toour consolidated customer base.”

Jay Fregeau, owner and CEO, of IA, added that “this combination will allow us to continue executing our growth plans, utilizing the resources provided by MCE."