Pepperl+Fuchs Acquires Monitor Maker

The acquisition of Christensen Display Products is said to strengthen the company’s position as “a complete automation supplier.”

Pepperl+Fuchs (, a German automation supplier with North American headquarters in Twinsburg, Ohio, announced on Oct. 7 that it has acquired Christensen Display Products, a Preston, Wash., manufacturer of ruggedized, industrial-grade, flat-panel monitors for the process and industrial control markets.

Christensen industrialized monitors are supplied in more than 200 models and configurations, and are used in a wide range of applications and industries including general-purpose and Division 1 and 2 hazardous locations. By specializing in flat panel and touch screen solutions, Christensen Display Products has expert knowledge of the visualization market and display technology, and is known within the industry as the leader for manufacturing high-quality, high-performance equipment with excellent customer service and fast deliveries, according to the Pepperl+Fuchs announcement.

“This acquisition allows Pepperl+Fuchs to build upon our product portfolio of industrial monitors and PCs (personal computers) for hazardous locations, infuse expert knowledge into the organization, strengthen our position as a complete automation supplier, and create tremendous synergies with our market-leading purge/pressurization systems,” said Jim Bolin, Pepperl+Fuchs corporate operations officer.


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