AKRON, Ohio, and EXTON, Pa. — DRB Holdings LLC, dba DRB Systems, recently announced the acquisition of the assets and intellectual property of Sage Microsystems Inc., according to a press release.

Sage’s flagship QuickTouch and NexGen product lines offer comprehensive point-of-sale and workflow-enabling software to the quick lube industry, the release continued.

Dan Pittman, CEO of DRB, commented, “Bob and Joan Sampson have built a great team and an amazing product. We are truly excited to welcome the team into the DRB Systems family. We pride ourselves in best-of-breed applications and support for our segments — this partnership gives us a great position in the lube and light repair space.”

“The carwash and quick lube industries are a natural combination. A unified solution with our two top brands will be powerful,” said Bob Sampson, CEO of Sage. “DRB’s company culture matches Sage’s perfectly, as does their commitment to excellence. We are excited to work with them to take Sage to the next level.”

Pittman added, “DRB’s top priority is the success of our customers, and this investment represents our intention to ensure we provide access to the most comprehensive set of leading technology to the industry. We look forward to working with Bob and his team, and we are excited for what this partnership will do for our customers.”