MSX International, a Detroit-based company that provides training programs to the auto industry, announced today that it has acquired Irvine, Calif.’s Pacific Technology Solutions (PTS), which offers similar services to OEMs, dealers, and the aftermarket.
With the acquisition of PTS, MSX says it strengthens its product portfolio with PTS’s suite of software tools, e-learning, and training management platforms.
“Bringing PTS into the MSX family complements our digitalization strategy and significantly enhances our existing capabilities across the e-learning and training segment in North America,” says Patrick Katenkamp, CEO of MSX. “Jointly, we will create a unique value proposition with scalable solutions that provide added value to our customers by accelerating their operational performance.”
Kamran Jabbari, co-founder and principal of PTS, says, “My co-founder, Tony Rotundo, and I couldn’t imagine a better pairing than MSX and PTS. We have found an incredible partner who shares our vision to revamp the automotive digital learning and training space with innovative, comprehensive solutions. Joining forces with MSX’s automotive experts will result in additional speed and value to our current and future customers.”