Siemens to acquire industrial drive technology business of ebm-papst

Exterior see of the ebm-pabst facility in Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany/Copyright: Christof Wolf.

Siemens AG has introduced that it will get the industrial drive technologies (IDT) company of ebm-papst. The IDT business, positioned in St. Georgen and Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany, and in Oradea, Romania, employs close to 650 individuals and contains smart, built-in mechatronic units in the protecting further-lower voltage vary and modern motion management devices. These devices are applied in no cost-array driverless transport methods. The obtain will complement the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio and fortify Siemens’ posture as a major solutions company for flexible output automation, Siemens stated in a new launch.

“Ebm-papst’s innovative portfolio of mechatronic push techniques and its hugely competent people are an great healthy for Siemens. The acquisition will enable us to faucet new enterprise and client likely in the speedily rising marketplace for clever, battery-driven push options in intralogistics as well as cellular robotic answers,” reported Cedrik Neike, member of the taking care of board of Siemens AG and CEO of electronic industries.

Siemens additional that the IDT acquisition is an essential lever for bigger versatility and efficiency “through their use in cell robots and driverless transport vehicles as properly as in the automation of auxiliary procedures, such as the retooling of contemporary output devices.”  The firm expects “high industry growth” in this marketplace section in the potential.

The transaction is to be accomplished by mid-2025, and is topic to the vital overseas trade and merger control approvals. The get-togethers have agreed not to disclose the invest in cost.

“The acquisition by Siemens is a strategically sizeable step for us. What our industrial push technological know-how (IDT) small business had lacked right until now was a world-wide gross sales group for most growth. Siemens is a lengthy-standing customer and a company with robust international current market penetration and an comprehensive buyer base. The integration that has now been agreed on will give our IDT business world wide sector accessibility. It will open up new horizons for innovation and even further advancement,” additional Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer, CEO of the ebm-papst Group. “We’ll use the proceeds from the sale of the IDT business enterprise to further develop our Air Technology and Heating Technological know-how divisions, to further reinforce our a few locations – Europe, Asia and the Americas – and to devote in long term fields of our product portfolio, these as digitalization and sustainability.”

Resource: Siemens.

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