Unico expands battery test and EV charging product portfolio with acquisition of Present Power Systems

Unico, a provider of EV test solutions, has completed the acquisition of Present Power Systems (PPS), an innovator in designing ultra-compact power electronics. This strategic acquisition reinforces Unico’s commitment to broadening its market presence by expanding its current product portfolio in the standard electric vehicle (EV) testing market and adding new products in the battery testing and EV charging space.

Through the acquisition, Unico will adopt Present Power Systems’ diverse portfolio of solutions for battery cell, module, and pack testing as well as their EV charging technologies, including home chargers and DC fast charging stations, On-Board Chargers (OBC), DC-to-DC converters and inductive wireless charging solutions.

Leveraging Present Power Systems’ rapid prototyping and advanced technology capabilities, Unico plans to industrialize and advance these technologies to pilot and pre-series stages, enabling widespread adoption in the market.

All Present Power Systems employees, including CEO Jason Katcha, will transition to Unico, ensuring continuous operations. Present Power Systems’ Milwaukee headquarters will remain, serving as a remote product development hub for Unico’s expanding R&D endeavors.

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