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Ed Weinfurtner

Painesville, Ohio, February 3, 2012 – Cleveland area entrepreneur, Ed Weinfurtner has reached an agreement with Ohio Associated Enterprises, LLC to acquire an ownership interest in the company and to assume the role of CEO for Ohio Associated Enterprises and its divisions, Meritec Products and Joy Signal Technology. Company founder, and previous CEO, John Venaleck will remain with the company as its Chairman.

Innovation Lab

Joy Signal Technology has been a proud member of the Chico, California community and was recently inducted into the Chico Innovation Lab's Hall of Innovation.

Connectors Unlimited, Xponet/Mold-Tech

August 10, 2012

PAINESVILLE, OHIO – August 8, 2012.  Meritec, a manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems, connectors and cable assemblies, announces the acquisition of Connectors Unlimited, Inc. (CUI) and Xponet/Mold-Tech, both based in Painesville, Ohio.