Take over of AC-Automation

19.04.2018 The technology group Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon/Switzerland, has acquired AC-Automation GmbH & Co. KG, Bernkastel-Kues/Germany, an engineering company specializing in large-scale plant automation solutions for the textile and packaging industries.

Oerlikon AC Automation take over
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Oerlikon AC Automation take over

The 2 companies have been partnering since the early 1980s. The integration of AC-Automation, Oerlikon expands the technology portfolio of its Manmade Fibers Segment. It also marks a milestone in Oerlikon’s ongoing quest to offer innovative, fully automated and digitally networked Industry 4.0 solutions in the man-made fiber industry. Oerlikon will be able to offer a total solution from a single source.

The 60 employees at AC-Automation’s Bernkastel-Kues and Augsburg/Germany locations will become part of Oerlikon’s Manmade Fibers Segment.