CAMBRIDGE, ON, Jan. 7, 2022 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling
Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company"), an
industry-leading automation solutions provider, today announced the
acquisition of HSG Engineering S.r.l. ("HSG"), an Italian-based
industrial automation system integrator primarily serving the
pharmaceutical sector. The financial terms of the transaction were
HSG joins ATS' Process Automation Solutions ("PA") business, an
independent provider of complete automation solutions for the
process and manufacturing industries. The acquisition strengthens
PA's regional presence in Italy,
deepens its domain knowledge in the biopharma and pharmaceutical
sectors and enhance its product portfolio. With established digital
solutions for data integrity and analysis, HSG's software offerings
complement PA's fast-growing digital portfolio.
"At PA, we are closing the gap between IT and operational
technology in production," said Dr. Christian Debus, President of PA. "Integration
is in our DNA. With our combined expertise in automation,
digitalization, data analytics and AI, we are the partner of choice
for global industrial companies looking to make the best use of
their data to drive operational performance."
HSG will continue to be led by its founder and CEO Tiziano Rossi who commented: "Being part of PA
will help us accelerate growth and successfully take on larger
projects. Through our working relationship we have developed a
strong appreciation of PA's offerings and solid conviction that our
combined solutions will drive incremental value for our customers."
HSG has 50 talented employees.
HSG was founded in 2003 and headquartered in
Pistoia, Italy. As a system
integrator for advanced automation solutions, HSG is focused
primarily on the pharmaceutical sector with presence in other
sectors including food, paper and industrial handling. HSG's
capabilities span software integration (between levels 1 and 4),
automation engineering, software solutions as well as commissioning
and validation of plant automated processes. For more information,
visit HSG's website at www.hsgengineering.com.
About Process Automation Solutions
Solutions GmbH is one of the leading, manufacturer-independent
suppliers of complete automation solutions for the process,
manufacturing and automotive industries. As a strong partner, PA's
1,400 automation experts in Europe, America and Asia support their customers during all phases
of automation from planning to implementation and commissioning –
and if desired, throughout the entire lifecycle of the plant
through aftersales service. Visit PA's website at
ATS is an industry-leading automation
solutions provider to many of the world's most successful
companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global
capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation
products and value-added services, including pre-automation and
after-sales services, to address the sophisticated manufacturing
automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in
markets such as life sciences, food & beverage, transportation,
consumer products, and energy. Founded in 1978, ATS employs over
6,000 people at more than 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75
offices in North America,
Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's
website at www.atsautomation.com.
SOURCE ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.