Rockwell Automation acquires Hiprom

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

Offshore staff

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- Rockwell Automation has agreed to purchase Hiprom, a process control and automation systems integrator headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. 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.

01/18/2011

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