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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Hiprom

By Design Engineering Staff   

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Acquisition to increase growth in the Sub-Saharan region and the global mining and mineral processing industry.

MILWAUKEE–Rockwell Automation, Inc. announced it has agreed to purchase Hiprom, a process control and automation systems integrator headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Hiprom customers include the top global mining firms with precious metal and coal operations in the Sub-Saharan region. Hiprom’s management team and all its 100 employees will join the Rockwell Automation Systems & Solutions business unit.

The acquisition is expected to close during the first calendar quarter of 2011 subject to the approval of regulatory authorities in South Africa.



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