Rockwell Automation acquires vMonitor for wireless solutions to digital oil field

Rockwell Automation Inc. is set to purchase vMonitor, a company that provides wireless solutions in the oil and gas industry.

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MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin –Rockwell Automation Inc. is set to purchase vMonitor, a company that provides wireless solutions in the oil and gas industry – delivering monitoring and control solutions for wellhead and upstream applications that combine wireless instrumentation and communication with visualization software.

vMonitor’s technologies include an all-wireless portfolio of wellhead sensors and transmitters, remote terminal units, gateways and modems, as well as turnkey monitoring, and control systems and services. These offerings cover a broad range of applications from oil and gas wells, pipelines, pumping and lift stations, to refineries and tank farms.

The acquisition is expected to close within two months. vMonitor will then become part of the Rockwell Automation Control Products and Solutions operating segment.

10/29/2013

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