Acquisitions & Partnerships Viewpoints

Feb
05
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

The Industrial Internet Consortium and Openfog Consortium Unite 

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) announced that they have finalized the details to combine the two large and influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. 
Jan
31
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

Pepperl+Fuchs Acquires Comtrol Corporation

Pepperl+Fuchs has acquired the business of Comtrol Corporation.  Comtrol’s technologies will complement Pepperl+Fuchs’ portfolio of Sensorik4.0 sensor solutions and interface technologies that includes AS-Interface, IO-Link masters, and industrial connectivity.
Jan
29
2019
Naresh Kumar Surepelly — Acquisition or Partnership

KEB Partners with Brusatori Motori Elettrici

KEB Automation and Brusatori Motori Elettrici announce the partnership between the two companies with an agreement based on the acquisition by KEB Automation of 30%.
Jan
16
2019
Craig Resnick — Acquisition or Partnership

Schneider Electric Partners with Nozomi Networks to Provide Enhanced Solutions to Secure and Protect Critical Infrastructure

Schneider Electric has signed a global partnership agreement with Nozomi Networks, a leader in industrial cybersecurity and operational visibility.  Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will collaborate with Nozomi to secure and protect critical infrastructure for customers in the industrial manufacturing and critical infrastructure segments.