StarTrak Systems, a leader in transport refrigeration monitoring and control, entered the market for wireless tracking and monitoring of construction equipment by acquiring MicroLogic. The 25-year-old Lowell, Mass.-based business is most notable for its technical development of the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System and engineering the LifeLine Personal Emergency Response System. More recently, MicroLogic began offering solutions to wirelessly monitoring equipment such as trailer-mounted generators, excavators, bulldozers, backhoes, rock drills and cranes. The company currently provides data services to about 25 customers, tracking and monitoring over 1,000 machines, principally in the Eastern United States.
September 28, 2010