Rockwell acquires industrial automation service provider
May 31, 2011 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Rockwell Automation, Inc. has purchased Lektronix, an independent industrial automation repairs and service provider in Europe and Asia, headquartered in Cannock, U.K.
Lektronix provides automation repairs, spares and other maintenance services for most industrial automation products, including programmable logic controllers, electric motor drives, industrial computers and computerized numerical control equipment. Customers include a broad range of manufacturers from food and beverage to heavy process industries. Lektronix’s management team will join the Rockwell Automation Control Products and Solutions operating segment.
“This acquisition accelerates the growth of the Rockwell Automation service business in Europe, and further expands our customer presence in emerging economies,” said Hedwig Maes, president, Rockwell Automation, Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Lektronix has approximately 290 employees across 11 facilities and eight repair centres in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.