Weidmüller buys W Interconnections from Rockwell

Wednesday October 04, 2017
Written by MA Staff
The Weidmüller Group executive board: Elke Eckstein, COO; Jörg Timmermann, spokesman of the executive board and CEO; and José Carlos Álvarez Tobar, chief marketing and sales officer.
The Weidmüller Group executive board: Elke Eckstein, COO; Jörg Timmermann, spokesman of the executive board and CEO; and José Carlos Álvarez Tobar, chief marketing and sales officer. Photo: Weidmüller
Oct. 4, 2017 - The Weidmüller Group, an industrial connectivity and automation company headquartered in Detmold, Germany, has acquired the W Interconnections group companies in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico from Rockwell Automation.

With this acquisition, Weidmüller says it will strengthen its global presence and customer proximity as an international market leader in industrial connectivity and automation, adding that the deal supports its growth strategy in industrial connectivity, communication and digitalization and reflects a long-term commitment to the NAFTA market.

Weidmüller will continue to operate the business from the current sites in Toronto, Ont., Richmond, Va., and Puebla, Mexico.

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