TAPCO Acquires Milwaukee-Based Adaptive

Close partnership paves way for an integrated company

BROWN DEER, Wis. – Oct. 1, 2019 – Traffic and Parking Control Company, Inc. (TAPCO), manufacturer, distributor and service provider of traffic safety and parking control products, announced today the acquisition of Milwaukee-based Adaptive, a manufacturer and service provider of outdoor and indoor LED displays.

The acquisition includes all business assets, proprietary technology and personnel, increasing TAPCO’s share of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) market and adding industry-leading LED displays to its product portfolio.

“Adaptive has been a long-time partner of ours,” said Eric Stangel, TAPCO Chief Financial Officer. “Their products, staff and market alignment, specifically ITS and mass transit, will significantly enhance TAPCO’s ability to serve our core customers while creating growth opportunities in new business sectors.”

Adaptive will maintain its manufacturing facility at 7840 N. 86th St., Milwaukee, Wisc. Customers will receive the same high-quality products and services they have come to expect from both organizations.

Since 1956, TAPCO has provided standard and custom traffic safety and parking solutions to every level of government, as well as private businesses. As a third-generation, family-owned company, TAPCO proudly serves communities across the United States, Canada and beyond to provide safe travels to millions.

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With over 35 years of experience, Adaptive provides a robust variety of innovative LED signage solutions specifically designed to be easy to maintain and operate. Known for its reliability and breakthrough technologies, Adaptive has the LED displays, modules, boards and more that professionals can trust.