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Chicago Electric sells Intelligent Machine Control Inc assets to AG Machine Inc. Owners

Monday, November 23, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Chicago Electric Sales Inc. has sold the assets it recently purchased from Intelligent Machine Control Inc to AG Machine Inc owners Brent and Katie Gohdes of Grottoes, VA.  Brent Gohdes is a 27 year veteran of the corrugated box market specializing in box making converting machinery parts and services.

The new acquisition will be called IMC Box Inc. and is located in New Jersey where the former Intelligent Machine Control Inc. was located for over 25 years.   Working with Brent and Katie Gohdes will be key management from the former Intelligent Machine Control.  They have joined the new company which just re-opened its New Jersey offices.

Ray Lemore  (photo attached) - becomes the Technical Manager.  An electrical engineer with a degree from Rutgers University, Ray has over thirty years of box machine set-up controls development and service.  Ray has been the chief design architect for Intelligent Machine Control Pacesetter 2.0 set-up technology.   Ray served as Intelligent Machine Control’s Manager of Engineering for fifteen years and prior to that work he was in the set-up controls group at Langston.  Ray can be reached at rlemore@imcbox.com.

Cyndee Schipke  (photo attached)- will become the General Manager.  With twenty years in the box market as General Manager of the former Intelligent Machine Control Inc., Cyndee is the key interface with the customers and  responsible for running day-to-day operations.  Cyndee can be reached at cschipke@imcbox.com.

Brent and Katie Gohdes the new owners of IMC Box Inc. said, “This acquisition now allows us to broaden our product and services offerings to the corrugated box machinery market.  We have been involved with the Intelligent Machine Control Inc. set-up technology for nearly  16 years already through AG Machine, so we have a good working understanding of the set-up technology and the key personnel.  We see great synergy in what we are already doing in the box market and are ready to hit the ground running supporting the nearly 500 legacy and Intelligent Machine Control Pacesetter 2.0  systems already in the market with a more robust organization than ever before.  We will continue development of new designs as well based around IMC’s original core non-PLC based design philosophy.  We currently have designs for over 31 different FFG , RDC and PS box machine models based on a low cost non-proprietary, non PLC based system”.   Chicago Electric will continue to offer an Allen Bradley PLC  set-up solution to customers who prefer this technology platform.

IMC Box Inc. new office address is 423 Commerce Lane, Unit 6, West Berlin, NJ 08091 and telephone is (856) 768-5370.  Website is www.imcbox.com.


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