Allen Dayton, owner of VSA, Inc. and Roy C. Gelber, owner of Model Rectifier corporation (MRC), have announced VSA's acquisition of MRC.

MRC will operate as a division of VSA. MRC's headquarters will remain in NJ and the core management will continue in place, including Akiko Kimura, as president and Donald Boyce as executive vice president. 

MRC will continue to serve the hobby industry with its category-leading hobby lineup. This includes MRC-Prodigy DCC systems, sound decoders and accessories, and DC & AC train controls.

Among the company's front-running plastic model brands are Academy Model Kits which features armor, aircraft, warships, and ships. Academy also delivers DaVinci, fully functional edu-trainment kits.

Italeri Plastic Models is another MRC brand highlighting military armor, aircraft, trucks, and sports car kits. Finally, Easy Model's factory assembles, hand painted, armor, ships planes, tanks, and figures offer modelers a ready to display choice. 

JTT Scenery Products featuring trees, flowering plants, vegetables, and otherlandscaping items are in demand by railroaders and craft enthusiasts. The company's Garden Craft Series round out the MRC brand roster. 


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