Swarco Acquires McCain Parking Business Unit

July, 2013

Inc., which uses LED signs, single-space indicators, and software to provide real-time information to motorists and parking operators.

For Swarco, a leading provider of parking solutions across Europe, the acquisition allows it to “further broaden its product offerings in the US with technology and project references that perfectly match the company’s high standards.”

McCain is not only a trusted name in the US Intelligent Transportation Systems market, but also a well-established quality manufacturer that will continue to produce all of Swarco’s hardware needs.

The Swarco parking guidance system, made by McCain, monitors parking occupancy and guides drivers to open parking areas using LED variable message signs that display availability in each lot or each level of the structure. Inside, directional lane lights and individual bay indicators guide cars to the nearest vacant space.

Swarco Traffic Americas CEO Carl McCollum said, “We are now able to leverage the [companies’] combined capabilities to address rapidly emerging market requirements in the Americas.”

[Source: Swarco Traffic Americas]