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Honeywell completes acquisition of EMS Technologies


September 2, 2011
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Honeywell has completed its acquisition of EMS Technologies, Inc. for approximately $491 million US. EMS is a provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications.

The acquisition will enhance Honeywell’s existing capabilities in rugged mobile computing technologies within its Automation and Control Solutions business, and satellite communications within its Aerospace business. EMS’s Global Resource Management division provides highly ruggedized mobile computing products and services for use in transportation, logistics and workforce management settings, as well as secure satellite-based asset tracking and messaging technology for search and rescue, warehousing and field force automation environments.

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