With the recent announcement of SKIDATA AG becoming the majority shareholder of Sentry Control Systems, we have received many questions surrounding the acquisition and what it means. Below are the most popular FAQ we have received thus far. If you have any additional questions or need further clarification, please contact us: info@SentryControl.com or (800) 246-6662.
Yes, please share with whomever. Here is the link: www.sentrycontrol.com/news-detail.php?news=47
As part of Sentry’s rebranding initiatives, the “new name" will be, SENTRY - SKIDATA GROUP.
Yes, Sentry will continue to provide “A Total Solution Approach" solutions for but not limited to: parking access & revenue control systems (PARCS - SKIDATA), occupancy sensors, enforcement software, permit management systems, mobile apps, and software tools for parking analytics (Frogparking), parking guidance (INDECT), multi-space meters (Global Parking Solutions), License Plate Recognition (LPR, Gentec), and more.
The SKIDATA Loyalty program will be actively marketed by Sentry where applicable.
SKIDATA AG’s investment has made them the majority shareholder of Sentry Control Systems.
SKIDATA AG has acquired majority control.
Yes, they are both actively involved with Sentry.
SENTRY by SKIDATA now contains four managers: Hugo Rohner, Robert Weiskopf, Tim Flanagan, and Frank Flanagan.
No, SKIDATA Inc. and Sentry are separate entities, both are subsidiaries reporting to SKIDATA AG. Sentry will continue business efforts in assigned geographic territories and specifically identified National Accounts. SKIDATA Inc. will continue to manage the United States.
All of Sentry’s executive team and management will remain intact, as is.
The SKIDATA distributors in the U.S. will continue to work directly with SKIDATA Inc. under the terms of their agreements.