Siemens completes RVSI Acuity CiMatrix acquisition

Siemens Energy and Automation Inc. (SEA) completed acquisition of RVSI Acuity CiMatrix (RAC), a division of Robotic Visions SystemsInc. headquartered in Nashua, N.H. Siemens is expected to invest in the Nashua site to make that location its global center for machine vision sensors. RAC employs approximately 100 people who will be integrated SEA's business structure.

11/01/2005


Siemens Energy and Automation Inc. (SEA) completed acquisition of RVSI Acuity CiMatrix (RAC), a division of Robotic Visions SystemsInc. headquartered in Nashua, N.H. Siemens is expected to invest in the Nashua site to make that location its global center for machine vision sensors. RAC employs approximately 100 people who will be integrated SEA's business structure.

In August Siemens submitted an offer for assets of RAC and a binding asset purchase agreement was signed between the Chapter 11 Trustee and SEA. The sale was completed after receiving approval from a U.S. bankruptcy court. RAC leadership in machine vision is expected to enhance Siemens' position.

"Purchase of RAC's assets will allow Siemens to expand its factory automaton vision sensor portfolio," said Aubert Martin, president and CEO, Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. "Vision sensors for identification and inspection are growing within the factory automation industry. RAC brings a depth of expertise in data matrix and vision product design along with a host of application development experience. A combined portfolio of Siemens and RAC products, services, and solutions represents a unique and complementary offering to our customers."





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