SCADAgroup Acquires Adaptive Instruments

Adaptive Instruments Corp. (www.accutechinstruments.com), a Hudson, Mass.-based supplier of tether-free wireless smart process instrumentation systems, has been acquired by SCADAgroup PTY (http://scadagroup.com), of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

SCADAgroup is the largest privately held SCADA products and services company in the world, according an Adaptive Instruments press release announcing the deal.

The acquisition catapults Adaptive Instruments and its Accutech brand into new international markets and puts the resources of SCADAgroup firmly behind Adaptive’s aggressive growth plans. Accutech tether-free wireless instrumentation products developed by Adaptive Instruments are used in industries including oil and gas, pipelines, chemical, water, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and energy utilities.

“Nothing is more exciting than the addition of a star player to the team,” said Paul Chisholm, Group Managing Director of SCADAgroup. “Adaptive Instruments enters our group with immediate synergies and a product line that will continue our drive to become the world’s foremost supplier of telemetry and process control technologies.”
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