GCG Acquires Professional Control Corporation Chicago, Illinois – October 13, 2022 – Leading value-added wire, cable, connectivity and automation distributor GCG announced today the acquisition of PCC – Professional Control Corporation. PCC is an industrial automation and control distributor that allows GCG Automation to further expand its services and reach.
For over 40 years PCC has been serving the Wisconsin and Minnesota manufacturing industry with emerging technologies in automation and controls. PCC’s internal engineering team works closely with customers to help them identify and apply technologies that help them achieve their objectives. PCC has continually been an award-winning Siemens distributor, recognized for sales achievement, support capabilities and commitment to business excellence.
“The GCG Automation team strives to partner with customers to provide the right solutions,” said Marc Abbagnaro, Chief Commercial Officer – GCG. “The PCC approach aligns perfectly with our existing areas and will enhance our existing offering, allowing us to quickly expand further in the Midwest.”
GCG Automation has expanded dramatically in the past 12 months. The group started with the Empire business unit that serves the auto industry and others in Michigan. In 2021 GCG added ACD – Advanced Controls and Distribution, Adcon Engineering and C&E Advanced Technologies which allowed them to expand quickly to serve customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee.
Scott Rishel, President of PCC, sees great opportunity to expand services to existing PCC customers by joining GCG. “The other groups within GCG Automation have great reputations within the industry. We see great potential to further expand our product and service offerings to our PCC customers and accelerate our growth.”
Genuine Cable Group (GCG) is a leading value-added solutions provider meeting the wire, cable and automation needs of customers across a wide spectrum of markets, including Industrial Automation, Building Technology, Communications and Industrial OEM. GCG also has cable assembly operations and is proud to be a leading wire and cable provider to the U.S. Navy.