MiTek Inc. announced through its subsidiary MiTek Holdings Inc. the acquisition of SidePlate Systems Inc., an innovator of high-performance steel frame connection technologies used in a wide range of construction applications.

All SidePlate associates will remain with the company, and Henry Gallart will continue to serve as president, along with Jared Adams remaining as senior vice president. SidePlate will operate as a separate company. “We are delighted to be part of the MiTek and Berkshire Hathaway team. SidePlate’s combination with MiTek will allow us to accelerate the commercialization and development of SidePlate’s connection technologies,” stated Gallart.

Earlier this year, MiTek also announced its acquisition of Aegis Metal Framing.