Rockwell Automation Acquires U.K. Service Provider

June 1, 2011
Milwaukee-based automation supplier Rockwell Automation ( has purchased Lektronix, an independent industrial automation product repair and service provider in Europe and Asia.

Headquartered in Cannock, U.K., Lektronix provides automation services for most industrial automation products, including programmable logic controllers, electric motor drives, industrial computers, and computerized numerical control equipment. 

Lektronix’s management team will join the Rockwell Automation Control Products and Solutions operating segment. According to Managing Director and CEO Tony Jones,  “Lektronix customers will continue to receive the high level of technical excellence and customer support they currently enjoy, and gain significant advantages using the global network of Rockwell Automation products, services and solutions.”

Lektronix has approximately 290 employees across 11 facilities and eight repair centers in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. “This acquisition accelerates the growth of the Rockwell Automation service business in Europe and further expands our customer presence in emerging economies,” said Hedwig Maes, president, Rockwell Automation, Europe, Middle East and Africa region. 

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