Rockwell Automation Acquires Automation Control Products

Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, has acquired Automation Control Products (ACP), Alpharetta, Ga., a provider of centralized thin client, remote desktop and server management software. The move expands Rockwell’s capabilities in connecting the data of the plant floor with wider enterprise systems.

ACP’s two core products, ThinManager and Relevance, provide manufacturing and industrial users with visual display and software solutions to manage information and streamline workflows for a more connected manufacturing environment, said a Rockwell release.

“Today’s plant engineers turn to our technology innovation and domain expertise to help improve their manufacturing quality and reliability while increasing productivity,” said Frank Kulaszewicz, senior vice president of Architecture and Software, Rockwell Automation. “With ACP’s industry-leading products now in our portfolio, we can provide new capabilities for workers as the manufacturing environment becomes more digital and connected.”

ACP is a privately-held company with less than 30 employees. Its solutions are installed in 3,000 locations globally with more than 1,000 customers in 30 countries, including nearly 30 of the top 100 global manufacturers.

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