SKIDATA, Inc. announces the acquisition of Harstad Controls.

May 01, 2015

Hillsborough, NJ May 1, 2015 SKIDATA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SKIDATA AG is pleased to announce the acquisition of its Minneapolis area distributor, Harstad Controls of Fridley, MN.

Harstad Controls has served the Minneapolis region since 1948 as an industry leader in Parking Revenue Control, Vehicle Access, Building Access Control, Security Systems and Cloud Based Services. Harstad provides superior, customized solutions to every customer’s needs. Throughout their history, Harstad’s main goal has always been to deliver quality, value, and most of all, service.

SKIDATA Inc. will honor current customer sales and service agreements held by Harstad Controls. SKIDATA, Inc. looks forward to welcoming Harstad employees to the SKIDATA team, and to continue to provide dedicated concept-to-support solutions to optimize revenue for their customers.

Dan Stublaski of Harstad Controls states “Harstad Controls is very excited about the next stage in our evolution and the markets we serve. Our collaboration with SKIDATA is one of the factors in allowing us to serve our customer’s needs and this will only strengthen both organizations with the perpetual goal of making our customers successful.”

Michael Green, Mid-West Regional Sales Manager comments: Harstad Controls continues to build their business based on the basic principle of exceeding the customer’s expectations through creative solutions and providing excellent levels of service.  They have assembled a great team of people who will be an asset to our organization.

Keith Lynch, Senior Vice President adds “Harstad shares the same values of SKIDATA by their passion and commitment to understanding the needs of their customer and providing reliable solutions and services.”

SKIDATA is passionate about its commitment to deliver superior, reliable, and trend setting solutions. We are ready to help our customers to unlock the power of SKIDATA.


SKIDATA is an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management. Almost 10,000 SKIDATA installations worldwide in major airports, municipalities, shopping centers, sports stadiums, ski resorts, trade shows, and amusement parks provide secure and reliable access and entry control for people and vehicles. Our access solutions empower our customers to drive their business forward. SKIDATA, Inc. ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SKIDATA Group ( which belongs to the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (, a leading provider of digital security solutions.

Contact: SKIDATA, Inc.
From: SKIDATA, Inc.
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015