SJE-RHOMBUS® ACQUIRES MCC Control Systems, Expanding PRIMEX® Business


For More Information Contact: Shelly Maguire
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SJE-RHOMBUS® ACQUIRES MCC Control Systems, Expanding PRIMEX® Business

March 3, 2016 (DETROIT LAKES, Minn.) -- SJE-Rhombus®, a global manufacturer of water and wastewater
control solutions, has acquired MCC Control Systems, a systems integrator and automation solutions
provider for municipal water, wastewater and industrial applications. SJE-Rhombus will position MCC
Control Systems within PRIMEX®, the company’s business dedicated to systems integration and
engineered control solutions.

According to Dave Thomas, President and CEO of SJE-Rhombus, the acquisition provides an opportunity
to expand overall capacity and better serve customers in the Western U.S. with a California
location. Thomas stated that, “PRIMEX has become a one-stop source for all the municipal customer’s
needs, where they can have access to the largest and most experienced team in the industry for
every aspect of their projects, across North America. The acquisition of MCC will add tremendous
expertise in sales, design, programming, production, project management and field service to our
organization. “

Founded in 1989, MCC Control Systems, based in Vacaville, CA employs 27 professionals specializing
in highly complex, integrated automation solutions for the municipal water and wastewater industry.
Using a process driven, customer focused business model, MCC differentiates itself through
technical expertise, robust understanding of the water and wastewater market, reputation for
quality, and deep relationships with Central and Northern California municipalities and municipal

Adam Vesely, MCC President, will be joining SJE-Rhombus as Director of Operations for the
Engineered Division. He has a tremendous track record of success in leading multi-location
operations teams in industrial markets. Adam will have responsibility for all functions within the
Operations group across all US locations and will be a member of the SJE-Rhombus corporate
leadership team.

About SJE-Rhombus®

SJE-Rhombus is a privately held, 100% employee-owned company headquartered in Detroit Lakes,
Minnesota, with eight locations in California, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida and China. SJE-Rhombus
designs and manufactures sump, effluent and sewage controls for residential, commercial, municipal,
industrial and agricultural applications; constant pressure controls for clean water applications;
and custom- embedded controls for high and low-volume OEM applications. SJE-Rhombus markets under
the brands SJE-Rhombus®, PRIMEX® and CSI Controls® with products and services sold through a
nationwide network of authorized representatives, contractors, service providers and partners. To
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PRIMEX, the SJE-Rhombus Water Systems Integration and Municipal Engineered Control Solutions brand,
was formed in 2013 combining several previously acquired system integrators and engineered panel
businesses. Since then PRIMEX has designed, built and installed thousands of systems for
municipalities across the U.S. and Canada, developing a growing reputation for high standards in
quality and reliability. The business offers UL 508A, UL 698A, UL NNNY, CSIA certifications and
other approvals as specified.


For More Information Contact: Shelly Maguire
218-847-1317 Ext. 3342

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