Inovar Inc., based in Logan, and IWI, based in Salt Lake City, have merged.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but the name of the new company is inthinc and it will be based in Salt Lake. All manufacturing and certain financial and administrative operations will be in Logan.

Employees from both companies were retained and more staff has been added. The company has a combined work force of about 310, although the company plans to increase that by about 30 percent by year-end.

Inovar is a contract electronic manufacturer. IWI has designed "black box" and other technologies designed to improve vehicle and driving safety.