PITTSBURGH, PA, MAY 15, 2018 — Deckman Control Systems, a leading solutions provider of custom building automation and control systems, announced this week that Kirk Hamilton has purchased controlling interest of the company. Hamilton has been named President, and Dianne Fretz, a substantial shareholder in the deal, has been named Vice President and General Manager. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Kirk Hamilton and Dianne Fretz have been in the building automation industry for more than thirty years. Hamilton was the owner of Logical Automation, which grew to become the area’s largest privately held building automation company in the region, until 2009 when he sold the business to a publicly traded company. Fretz was engaged to help Logical Automation create and implement a financial accounting package to meet their business needs. She was later named CFO and operations manager where she was instrumental in crafting the company’s business vision and culture.
The continued growth and success of Deckman Control Systems required full-time, dedicated leadership. The new leadership team will focus on strategies that enhance the company’s value proposition and product offerings to its customers.
“It’s the perfect time to get the team back together,” said Kirk Hamilton, Deckman Control Systems President. “Our research has shown the market is ready for a new approach to building automation. Although this is a new venture, we have the same people and products that our customers have become familiar with and relied on for future proofing their buildings.”
The leadership team has recently undertaken an extensive rebranding effort as well. “Choosing a new name and brand identity were paramount to us as we started this new venture,” said Dianne Fretz, Vice President and General Manager of Deckman Control Systems. “We chose Trinity Automated Solutions because of the meaning “Trinity” holds. We see Trinity Automated Solutions as a rebirth of the culture, knowledge, and dedication of our team that will tirelessly serve our customers,” Fretz added.
Over the next six months the company will be transitioning from Deckman Control Systems to the new name Trinity Automated Solutions. A new logo and marketing messages have been created that will “lockup” the Deckman Control Systems and Trinity Automated Solutions identities during the transition. “This name change better reflects the current and future direction of the company and our sheer dedication to our employees, our customers and our vendor partners,” Hamilton stated.
The announcement promises exciting changes for the Company, but Mr. Hamilton stressed that against the background of new strategies to the market, the Company is maintaining business as usual. Deckman Controls Systems has built a great reputation in the industry and he has vowed to keep and enhance the culture, core values, and promise of the delivering the area’s most reliable, cost effective, and consistent building automation projects that exceeds customers’ expectations.
About Deckman Control System (Trinity Automated Solutions)
Deckman Control Systems, Inc. is a leading solutions provider of custom building automation and control systems (BACS), and specializes in providing turnkey building automation systems including design, installation, and service to our commercial, healthcare, K-12, higher education and research clients. The company offers customized solutions to meet building specific needs while maximizing value within an owner’s budget, and provides top-tier products that ensure maximum building systems performance and reliability. They provide a complete portfolio of controls and components, in addition to services, training, and technical support to various industry personnel. https://trinityas.com
Vice President & General Manager
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