Eastlake-based corporate Top High quality Gear (Servo Merchandise) has bought and relocated Elrod Device and Production from Flagstaff, Arizona, to its headquarters on Lakeland Street.
Servo Merchandise is a consumer of the logo and advertising and marketing consultancy company Equus Team, additionally situated in Eastlake. Servo additionally has a department in Largo, Florida.
Biljana Lovrinovic, CEO of Equus and a board member of the Lake County Ohio Port and Financial Building Authority, introduced information of the purchase closing month.
The transfer is considered one of two main acquisitions the corporate has made over time, in keeping with Normal Supervisor Greg Heyen, who oversaw the deal.
“In 2004, we purchased Servo Merchandise Co. situated in Pasadena, California, the premier American-made energy feed corporate based in 1964,” he stated. “We arrange the manufacturing traces right here in Eastlake and hired about 10 folks and that continues via lately.
“Now, we (Servo) have advanced a CNC (laptop numerical regulate) retrofit device to improve handbook generators (and lathes) to turn into computerized. The pieces Elrod had been making are an ideal are compatible for this new product line, so when the chance got here alongside to get this, we did.”
Irene Cukelj, president of Top High quality Gear, took over in January 2017 after the passing of her father who began the corporate.
Top High quality Gear staffs 13 full-time folks and one part-time worker.
“My father additionally began Two M Production in 1969,” she stated. “After being within the trade for years, he learned how tough it was once to get alternative portions for the machines and because of this began Top High quality Gear in 1983.
“Now, we’ve many long-term staff, a lot of whom were with the corporate for 20-plus years, which makes my activity such a lot more straightforward.”
Lovrinovic referred to as her shoppers’ lengthy historical past and up to date trade investments a good fact for Lake County.
“It simply displays our enlargement continues in keeping with custom and well-established relatioships right here in Northeast Ohio,” she stated.