GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Burke Porter Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent testing instrumentation and assembly systems and solutions, today announced the acquisition of WinterPark Engineering LLC, a provider of mission critical engineering services for global emissions and regulatory applications, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich. Full terms of the deal were not disclosed.
WinterPark specializes in the engineering and regulatory management of emission and on-board diagnostics (OBD) development and testing. The company's broad services are provided to customers in the automotive, heavy duty, industrial, marine, government and defense industries.
The acquisition provides expanded key technology complementary to BPG's emissions testing instruments. WinterPark's relationships with key regulatory agencies combined with BPG's direct knowledge and industry-recognized vehicle test systems will allow for greater support to its existing and future customers.
"WinterPark's subject matter expertise with on-board diagnostics and extensive industry knowledge blend well with our testing instrumentation and BPG's long-term growth goals," said David DeBoer, CEO of BPG. "This acquisition expands our services offering in diagnostic testing and emissions controls supporting a growing base of customers dealing with complex regulatory compliance requirements."
The agreement provides for existing management continuity over WinterPark's business activities with no change in day-to-day business or contacts. Mark Frank will remain as President of WinterPark.
"WinterPark joining the Burke Porter Group combines BPG's extensive vehicle testing knowledge along with our emissions expertise, bringing a higher level of service to our shared global customers who are addressing significant regulatory change," said Frank.
With more than 75 years of combined automotive industry experience, BPG and WinterPark have completed projects for leading automotive companies around the globe including Fiat Chrysler, Nissan and Hyundai in North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more, please visit www.burkeportergroup.com and www.winterpark.us.
About Burke Porter Group
Burke Porter Group (BPG) is a leading global supplier of intelligent testing, instrumentation and assembly systems and solutions. BPG develops innovative systems and solutions employing flexible, core technologies that are efficiently tailored to meet specific customer or application requirements. Leveraging its scale and deep engineering and software expertise, BPG enables its customers to meet the challenge of disruptive technological change.
With customers across a wide range of markets within the advanced manufacturing, advanced vehicle test and life sciences sectors, BPG is dedicated to bringing them the most intelligent, high-value systems and solutions available. BPG maintains close proximity to its worldwide customer base through a global footprint of 43 locations to provide responsive and local supply, service and support.
WinterPark Engineering LLC (WinterPark) is an expert in the delivery of high-value engineering solutions connected to on-board diagnostics, emissions controls, and vehicle testing. WinterPark has developed a core expertise in on-board diagnostic systems, with application in a variety of end markets including passenger and heavy-duty vehicles as well as on industrial, military, and marine applications. With a strong reputation for assisting leading automotive OEMs in obtaining regulatory approvals, WinterPark has worked with clients throughout North America, Europe and Asia since 2006.