Minneapolis, Minn., 14 de noviembre de 2019 –Winsted Corporation announced new ownership under Pathfinder
Companies, LLC. La adquisición de Winsted finalizó con el cierre efectivo de las operaciones el 31 de octubre.

Since 1963, Winsted has been a worldwide leader in control room console solutions. Owned and operated by
the Hoska family since its inception, Winsted has worked to create attractive, ergonomic control room consoles
and command centers that improve operator comfort and optimize efficiency.

“Our philosophy aligned with Pathfinder’s so well, that it confirmed this was the right decision for Winsted to move forward as a company,” said Steve Hoska, former Winsted owner. “We trust the Pathfinder team to
support the best long-term interest of the company.”

Under the acquisition:

  • Jack Cardwell is introduced as Winsted’s new CEO. Prior to joining Winsted, Cardwell served at 3M
    for 27 years, most recently in the role of VP of Marketing and Sales Operations.
  • Randy Smith will continue as President. Smith and Cardwell will be part of the new ownership group
    and will work closely together to lead Winsted’s executive team.
  • Winsted operations will remain unchanged as they continue to provide the highest level of quality
    consoles and customer service.

“We would like to express our thanks to Steve Hoska and his family, said Jack Helms, Partner, Pathfinder
Companies. “The commitment and efforts of the Winsted team enabled the company to become a market leader
and now represent what we believe to be an exciting opportunity for us.”

“Thanks to the Hoska family’s tremendous leadership and the team of committed employees, Winsted is a proud leader in the control room industry. We are excited for what this next chapter will bring and pledge to continue to build and support the Hoska family legacy,” shared Randy Smith, President of Winsted.

Acerca de Winsted
Winsted es un líder mundial en soluciones de consolas para salas de control. Desde 1963, Winsted ha sido consistentemente un pionero en el diseño y desarrollo de productos. Los conceptos y diseños de los productos están impulsados por las necesidades y demandas de la industria, con muchos productos sugeridos por los clientes y desarrollados con sus aportes. El enfoque del sistema modular de Winsted se ha convertido en un estándar de la industria para todos los mercados y su experiencia en el desarrollo de productos especializados para los clientes permite a la compañía ofrecer soluciones de consolas y mobiliario técnico para cualquier aplicación.