Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that it has agreed to purchase vMonitor, a global technology leader for wireless solutions in the oil and gas industry.
The acquisition is expected to close within two months. vMonitor will then become part of Rockwell Automation’s Control Products & Solutions operating segment.Rockwell Automation will showcase vMonitor at its 2013 Automation Fair event to be held Nov. 13-14 in Houston, Texas, USA. Attendees will have the opportunity to view a control room simulation, a remote terminal unit, and packaged solutions. Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs about 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.