Rockwell Automation Inc has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and business of Xi’An Hengsheng Science & Technology Company Ltd, a privately held engineering firm. Xi’An Hengsheng Science & Technology delivers automation solutions to the electrical power and other heavy process industries in China. It serves customers in the power, petrochemical, coal mining, chemical and oil markets and conducts much of its business in the fast-growing regions of middle and western China with an installed base of approximately 300 customers. “This acquisition is a vital step in continuing to provide world-class design and delivery service to our customers throughout China,” said Tom O’Reilly, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation, Greater China. “This strategic acquisition strengthens our global project management & engineering solutions delivery capabilities following our other three recent acquisitions of ProsCon and ICS Triplex in Europe, and Caribbean Integration Engineers in Latin America,” Gebert added. The acquisition is expected to be completed during the first calendar quarter of 2009.
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