Rockwell Automation Completes Purchase of Medium-Voltage Drives Business of Harbin Jiuzhou Electric Co. Ltd.

Oct. 19, 2012
Rockwell Automation, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of the medium-voltage drives business of Harbin Jiuzhou Electric Co. Ltd.

Rockwell Automation, Inc.  today announced it has completed the acquisition of the medium-voltage drives business of Harbin Jiuzhou Electric Co. Ltd. The purchase enables Rockwell Automation to design, engineer and manufacture medium-voltage drives and power solutions for a broader base of Chinese and other customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Jiuzhou Electric has successfully served as the contract manufacturer for Rockwell Automation for seven years.

“Our medium-voltage drives business is one of the fastest growing units at Rockwell Automation,” said Mike Laszkiewicz, vice president, general manager, Rockwell Automation power control business.  “Based on our successful relationship with Jiuzhou Electric, we look forward to providing our customers with the products, service and solutions they’ve come to expect, and grow the business with our combined expertise.”

Rockwell Automation employs more than 1,900 people in China, working among its 35 sales offices, five training centers, manufacturing facilities, a global research and development center, and a software development center. More than 6,000 Chinese students are also trained annually, through Rockwell Automation laboratories and an award-winning educational program offered at universities throughout the provinces.

Harbin Jiuzhou Electric Co. Ltd. focuses on research and development, manufacturing, sales and services of high power, electrical and electronic equipment. Jiuzhou Electric was established in 2000 and is registered in Harbin.

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