MatrikonOPC joins Honeywell Process Solutions

June 29, 2010   by PLANT STAFF

LONDON: Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has completed the acquisition of Edmonton industrial software developer MatrikonOPC for US$139 million.

Matrikon’s open connectivity in process control business, MatrikonOPC, will operate as a separate business entity within HPS.

“The Matrikon brands are outstanding additions to our technology portfolio,” said Norm Gilsdorf, president of HPS, a business within Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions group. “Combining our experienced teams and products will enable us to create stronger, enterprise-wide solutions that improve business performance for respective customers.  In addition, the deal provides significant opportunity to grow within our existing customer bases in both mature and emerging markets around the world.”

Matrikon specializes in technology that manages production, optimizes operations and monitors assets at industrial plants including oil and gas, refining, energy, power and mining companies.

HPS provides automation and control systems, field instrumentation, safety systems, simulation technology, wireless technology and integrated facility and process security systems for industrial process manufacturers.

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