Dallas’ SpotSee Acquires Calif.-Based Marathon Products, Maker of Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions

SpotSee is a global leader in condition-indicating and monitoring solutions. "The acquisition of Marathon provides a great opportunity for SpotSee to enhance its product portfolio," Harbor Group Chairman and CEO Jeff Fox said.

Dallas-based SpotSee, a global leader in condition-indicating and monitoring solutions, has acquired Marathon Products a provider of temperature and humidity dataloggers.

SpotSee is a Harbour Group company, and the announcement was made by Jeff Fox, Harbour Group’s chairman and chief executive. No financial details were released.

“SpotSee has been focused on bringing new products and capabilities to its customers across a variety of end markets. The acquisition of Marathon provides a great opportunity for SpotSee to enhance its product portfolio,” Fox said in a statement. “Marathon products are well known and respected in the industry, and this complementary product offering will further strengthen our customer relationships across key strategic end markets.”

San Leandro, California-based Marathon has expertise in ultra-low temperature monitoring and its product offering allows for effective monitoring of the cold chain and includes USB and wireless devices. These environmental monitoring devices are used in a variety of end markets but are especially well-suited to life-science applications.

“The combination of Marathon with SpotSee expands our life science product offering by adding dataloggers and wireless monitors to the SpotSee product portfolio,” SpotSee President Tony Fonk said in a statement. “Its drive for innovation, as well as its strong commitment to customer service, makes the business a great addition to SpotSee.”

Harbor Group is a St. Louis-based privately owned operations-focused organization whose companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution across diverse industries, including outdoor living products, stainless-steel hose fittings, remote monitoring solutions, control solutions, LED lighting, flow control, thermal management solutions, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment.

SpotSee helps customers in the life-sciences industry identify changing conditions and ensure supply chain integrity. It provides products that enable more than 4,500 customers and partners in 62 countries to detect changes in the condition of everything from vaccines to spaceships.

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