On Tuesday, Applied Industrial Technologies announced the acquisition of Advanced Motion Systems Inc., a provider of automation products, services, and engineered solutions specializing in machine vision, robotics, and motion control products and technologies.
The transaction’s terms were not disclosed.
We are pleased to welcome AMS to Applied as we continue to expand our automation platform.AMS complements our solutions-centric strategy by serving as a key technical consultant to their customers’ emerging automation needs, with strong solutions capabilities in machine vision, motion control, and related services said Neil Schrimsher, President and CEO of Applied.
They expand our presence in the United States Upper Northeast region, including strengthening relationships with key suppliers who support our growth strategy. Furthermore, their experienced sales and application engineering team strengthens our technical position and growth capacity in a number of emerging applications across key industry verticals.
Overall, I am encouraged by the progress we are making in establishing Applied as a leading provider and channel partner of next-generation automation solutions. We are excited to see how AMS’ capabilities will enhance our collective efforts and value proposition in the future.
AMS is based in Rochester, New York, and employs more than ten people across two locations. Customers are primarily served by the company in the medical, technology, machine building, life sciences, electronics, automotive, and other various industrial verticals.