Posted September 6, 2022

Motion & Control Enterprises acquires Quest Engineering

Motion & Control Enterprises has acquired Quest Engineering Inc., a full-service distributor of fluid power products including hydraulic hose, fittings, and instrumentation products across the upper Midwest.

Motion & Control EnterprisesBased in Plymouth, Minnesota, and founded in 1971, Quest is an authorized Parker Hannifin distributor and offers a variety of value-added services including VMI, assembly and delivery. The company has 37 associates and operates from three additional locations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Mandan, North Dakota and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

“We are very excited to add Quest Engineering to our growing family of businesses, all of which are focused on providing full lifecycle, highly engineered fluid power, flow control, automation and compressed air solutions to OEM and end-user customers,” said Charles Hale, chairman and CEO of MCE. “Quest will expand our fluid power offering and provide entry into new and attractive geographies. We are excited to welcome the Quest associates to the growing MCE family.”

Founded in 1951, MCE is a supplier of technical fluid power, automation, flow control, compressed air and lubrication products, repair & services, and bespoke solutions. The company serves more than 20,000 MRO and OEM customers from 31 facilities across the Great Lakes, upper Midwest, Southwest and beyond.