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© Weidmüller Components | October 03, 2017

Weidmüller acquires W Interconnections group from Rockwell Automation

The Weidmüller Group, specialising in Industrial Connectivity and Automation headquartered in Detmold, Germany, acquired W Interconnections group companies in the USA, Canada and Mexico from Rockwell Automation, Inc. effective 1 October 2017.
The W Interconnections group sells products for Industrial Connectivity and Automation.

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) region is one of the most important markets for Industry Automation. The acquisition supports Weidmüller’s growth strategy in Industrial Connectivity, Communication and Digitalization and reflects the long-term commitment of Weidmüller to the NAFTA market, a press release states.

Weidmüller will continue to operate the business from the current sites in Richmond (USA), Toronto (CAN) and Puebla (Mex).

Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price or contractual details.

Image: The Executive Board of the Weidmüller Group (f.l.t.r.): Elke Eckstein (Chief Operating Officer), Jörg Timmermann (Spokesman of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer) and José Carlos Álvarez Tobar (Chief Marketing and Sales Officer)

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