Weidmüller strengthens its presence in North America

Mike Edwards   

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The Executive Board of the Weidmüller Group: Elke Eckstein, chief operating officer (left); Jörg Timmermann (spokesman of the executive board and chief financial officer) and José Carlos Álvarez Tobar (chief marketing and sales officer).

The Weidmüller Group, an international Industrial Connectivity and Automation specialist headquartered in Detmold, Germany, has announced the acquisition of the W Interconnections group companies in the USA, Canada and Mexico from Rockwell Automation, Inc. The W Interconnections group sells products for Industrial Connectivity and 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.

Weidmüller will continue to operate the business from the current sites in Richmond, VA, Toronto and Puebla, Mexico and welcomes colleagues there. Weidmüller also thanks Rockwell Automation for the successful relationship over the last fourteen years and is looking forward to continuing a strong partnership. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price or contractual details.

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