Houston, Texas (Manufacturing.net) — Invensys has acquired HMI and intelligent device software maker InduSoft in order to expand its HMI and SCADA offerings for OEM sector. InduSoft, headquartered in Austin, Texas, has delivered more than 250,000 HMI software licenses to more than 700 customers worldwide, who embed the software into their products. Terms of the agreement were not announced.
Invensys works across a broad range of industrial customers to optimize operational performance and profitability. As part of the acquisition, InduSoft will continue to be managed by its existing executive team, which means Invensys operations in the U.S., Brazil and Germany will see a boost in employment.
In a statement, Ravi Gopinath, president of Invensys’ software business, said: “The acquisition of InduSoft represents the continuing execution of our strategy to strengthen our portfolio through inorganic means, enabling us to target additional segments across our portfolio. InduSoft strengthens and broadens our leading software solutions portfolio, particularly in the embedded HMI segment, and provides a continuing driver for growth. They have a proven and experienced team who we are very happy to welcome to Invensys.”
Marcia Gadbois, president of InduSoft, said: “Combined with Invensys’ existing software offerings, our capabilities and expertise in the OEM and machine-building segments allow us to provide a broader, end-to-end HMI, SCADA and MES solution to our customers. Together, our software tools will make it easier for them to integrate their information and automation systems. They will continue to work with the same strong InduSoft team, and we will ensure they continue to receive the exceptional products and service they have come to expect from us. But now they will be backed by a company with global capabilities and an excellent worldwide reputation for providing industry-leading HMI, SCADA, historian and advanced applications such as MES software and solutions.”