Process control: Rockwell Automation to acquire ICS Triplex

Rockwell Automation announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Industrial Control Services Group, Ltd., which does business as ICS Triplex, a global supplier of control and safety solutions for process industries.

05/30/2007


Milwaukee, WI Rockwell Automation announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Industrial Control Services Group, Ltd., which does business as ICS Triplex , a global supplier of control and safety solutions for process industries. ICS Triplex claims 40 years of experience, developing and maintaining advanced products for process plant safety systems.

ICS Triplex annual revenues are projected to be approximatelycoverage include oil and gas, chemicals and power generation.

“With their industry expertise and strong customer relationships, ICS Triplex provides an important strategic fit for our rapidly expanding process control and safety solutions business,” says Keith Nosbusch, chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation. “ICS customers in oil and gas, and other process industries will benefit from the breadth of Rockwell Automation’s product portfolio and solutions capabilities.”

Peter Mottershead, ICS Triplex chief executive observes, “For 40 years, ICS Triplex has provided fault-tolerant safety and critical control solutions to premier companies in the oil and gas industry. As we combine these capabilities with Rockwell Automation’s 100 years of experience and strengths as a global leader in industrial automation control and information systems, it should enable us to grow our business and better serve our customers.”

The companies expect all relevant regulatory issues to be settled and the transaction completed by the third quarter of 2007. ICS Triplex will be included in Rockwell’s Control Products & Solutions operating segment.

Peter Welander , process control editor, Control Engineering Daily News Desk
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