Sentry Control Systems Acquired By SKIDATA

Van Nuys-based Sentry Control Systems, which distributes the ubiquitous electronic parking control systems you find in parking garages, has been acquired by parking technology developer SKIDATA. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. The two companies said they have been working together since 2000. SKIDATA is based in Austria. The two ssaid that Sentry represented 40 percent of SKIDATA's business in the U.S.