Advanced Cooling Technologies and Tekgard Announce Company Merger

Expanded Thermal Management Capabilities Now Meet All Temperature Ranges

LANCASTER, PA (March 4, 2021) – Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT), an industry-leading thermal management solutions company, announced the acquisition of Tekgard, Inc. The York, PA-based engineering and manufacturing company specializes in environmental control systems optimized to meet the harsh environments faced during remote military operations.

The acquisition is another milestone in ACT’s diversity of technology and product development that now includes component and system capabilities to meet all temperature conditions. ACT and Tekgard share highly complementary company values, a customer-first mindset, and a culture of innovation.

“Meeting the needs of our customers and surpassing their expectations is at the core of our business,” said Jon Zuo, president, Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. “The addition of the Tekgard team will bring expanded products and technologies, and also an unmatched service experience for all customers.”

“Our commitment to customer care is deep-rooted because of who our customers are,” added Mike Bahn, president, Tekgard, Inc. “This has always been important to our team because we understand the sacrifices our customers make by serving our country. Knowing that ACT shares these values was motivational for us in joining our teams.”

As one company, ACT and Tekgard will maintain separate, but closely located facilities, with integrated resources to enhance product design, engineering, manufacturing, and testing. Following the acquisition, the industry can expect to see integrated product system solutions that blend technologies from both companies and achieve enhanced energy efficiency, performance, and reliability across all applications.

The acquisition was finalized on March 1, 2021. Mike Bahn will join the ACT leadership team as vice president of the Tekgard Division. Both companies will maintain all employees and seek to expand their teams as they continue to experience growth.


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