Rockwell Automation Acquires Maintenance Provider Lektronix

June 1, 2011
Acquisition aimed at growing Rockwell's service business.

Rockwell Automation Inc. has acquired U.K.-based industrial automation service provider Lektronix.

The move will help grow Rockwell’s service business in Europe and expand the company’s presence in emerging markets, said Hedwig Maes, president of Rockwell Automation, Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Lektronix provides automation repairs, spares and other maintenance services for most industrial automation products, including programmable logic controllers, electric motor drives, industrial computer, and computerized numerical control equipment.  Customers include manufacturers from food and beverage to heavy process industries.

 Lektronix’s management team will join the Rockwell Automation Control Products and Solutions operating segment.

Lektronix has approximately 290 employees in 11 facilities and eight repair centers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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