Barcodes Group Announces Acquisition of Emkat

Posted October 8, 2019
Emkat, a Barcodes Group Company

Emkat Acquired by Barcodes Group

Press Release

Barcodes Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Minneapolis based company, Emkat, a hardware integration company focused on delivering innovative solutions for mobile computing and barcode devices. This is the fifth acquisition made by Barcodes Group following its partnership with Odyssey Investment Partners. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“We are excited to grow the Barcodes team with the talented individuals of Emkat,” said Barcodes Group President & CEO Dan Nettesheim. “Together, we will leverage our expanding capabilities and comprehensive solutions for an enhanced customer experience. We look forward to supporting the Emkat team’s growth with our robust infrastructure.”

Chris Kane, owner of Emkat, said, “With the growth in the healthcare vertical, aligning with Barcodes Inc will allow for increased capabilities and offerings to our diverse healthcare clients. We are proud of the reputation we have built over 20 years since inception and look forward to building upon this success with Barcode Inc.”

Brad Kieley, Emkat’s Chief Executive Officer, stated of the acquisition, “We are excited to partner with the leader in our industry. We view this as incredibly positive for our customers, staff, vendors, and strategic software partnerships. We are so thankful to all who have helped us to grow along the way and are confident this new strategy will enhance our solutions, and give our customers added resources, systems, and capabilities.”

About Barcodes Group: Barcodes Group, headquartered in Chicago, IL and with corporate over across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, is a leading information technology solution provider with more than a 25-year history of providing products and services to automate businesses. The Company’s data capture products, which include barcoding, RFID, mobile, people identification, and wireless networking devices, and integration and managed services enable customers to improve productivity and profitability in their businesses. Barcodes has partnered with Odyssey Investment Partners to leverage their private equity capital and experience to drive strategic growth.

For more information contact:

USA:

Lorna Malja, Marketing Manager lmalja@barcodesinc.com Phone: 1-312-582-4893

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