SencorpWhite and Minerva Associates Announce a Strategic Merger

SencorpWhite announces the acquisition of Minerva Associates, a strategic merger designed to expand SencorpWhite’s complete warehouse logistics system solutions for a global market.

Sept 1, 2018 – Since 1947, SencorpWhite’s automated storage and retrieval systems have been a leader in the North American market. With Minerva’s unique software design features and White’s expertise in material handling equipment, this powerful merger provides the supply chain industry with the widest available range of warehouse automation products and support services.

Left to right: Brian Urban, President, SencorpWhite; Lisa Minerd, VP of System Design and Implementation, Minerva Associates; Frank Doyle, Chairman, SencorpWhite, CEO Connell Limited Partnership, Chairman SencorpWhite

Minerva Associates, based in San Diego, CA, has provided warehouse management, warehouse control, and asset management system software since 1987.  Serving regional distributors to Fortune 500 customers, Minerva’s WMS, WCS, and AMS products are field-proven in distribution, manufacturing and 3PL billing & order management.

This merger complements White’s inventory storage and retrieval products and extensive field-service options.  It strengthens SencorpWhite’s expanding software resources and allows the SencorpWhite family to offer comprehensive, turn-key hardware and software solutions; solutions that improves accuracy and efficiency, and satisfies unique customer needs with increased configuration choices.

“We are excited to be a part of this strategic merger,” said Lisa Minerd, who will remain Minerva’s President. “SencorpWhite shares our dedication to provide customers with the highest level of service and comprehensive system solutions that improve customers’ bottom line.”

“Our strategy is to be a great solutions company, and to reinforce our position as a world-class provider of complete solutions for warehouse and storage automation.  We are delighted that Minerva will be a part of this strategy going forward.” said Frank Doyle, CEO of Connell Limited Partnership and chairman of SencorpWhite. “Minerva has a 31-year track record of providing great solutions to some of the world’s most recognizable companies, including large manufacturers and tech companies. This acquisition complements Intek’s software bench strength multiple times over, and together we offer customers the strongest and most dedicated WMS people in the business.” said Stan McLean, Intek’s VP System Sales & Implementation.

About SencorpWhite

SencorpWhite, a Connell Limited Partnership portfolio company, is a leading provider of unique end-to-end solutions for the packaging and management of high-value inventory. The company’s products and services – which range from innovative thermoformers and other packaging technologies to automated storage and retrieval systems and inventory management software – cover the entire supply chain spectrum, from the point-of-manufacture through distribution and to the point-of-use. For more information, call (508) 771-9400 or visit

About Minerva Associates

Minerva Associates was founded in 1987 and is the sole owner, designer, developer, and provider of the Advanced Warehouse Logistics software platform, AWL. AWL provides measurable accuracy and efficiency improvements for distribution, manufacturing and 3PL billing & order management, from small regional distributors to Fortune 500 manufacturing enterprises. AWL installations can be found in North America, Western Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Minerva’s product offering and passionate talent are what make them stand out from other WMS software companies.  For more information, call (858)-792-8626 or visit