CPS Products Acquires STAR EnviroTech, Inc.

Posted: 6th December 2016 08:42

CPS Products, Inc., a Harbour Group company, has acquired STAR EnviroTech, Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, announced.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Huntington Beach, Cal., STAR EnviroTech, Inc. ("STAR") manufactures diagnostic smoke machines used by automotive service technicians to identify a wide range of automotive system leaks.  The company's products are trusted by more than 20 leading automotive OEMs, leading service tools brands and independent repair technicians.  

Mr. Fox said, "CPS and STAR are a natural combination.  The product suites, distribution, and sales channels are highly complementary.  We look forward to utilizing the Harbour Group operational resources to continue building the company in Europe, Australia and around the world."

"This acquisition strengthens our company's position as the global leader in the professional technician tools market," Paul Baldetti, President and CEO of CPS, commented.  "While CPS has a similar product under its UView brand, the acquisition of STAR solidifies our position as the global leader in automotive leak detection."

About CPS
CPS Products is a business built by technicians, for technicians.  We design Tools for the Professional Service Technician.  With the world's most comprehensive range of Leak Detection technologies, Smart Diagnostic tools, and proven Maintenance Solutions, CPS Products has been The Workingman's Choice® since 1989.

About Harbour Group
Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations focused company based in St. Louis, Mo.  Harbour Group's companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution in multiple industries, including scientific products and lab ware, thermal management solutions, flow and energy measurement, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, niche distribution, logistics services, abrasives, diamond-cutting products and related tools, entertainment and music products, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment.  Since its founding in 1976, Harbour Group has acquired 189 companies in 39 different industries.

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