Siemens to get industrial push technological know-how business of ebm-papst

Exterior check out of the ebm-pabst facility in Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany/Copyright: Christof Wolf.

Siemens AG has announced that it will get the industrial travel engineering (IDT) business enterprise of ebm-papst. The IDT organization, found in St. Georgen and Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany, and in Oradea, Romania, employs close to 650 persons and includes clever, built-in mechatronic systems in the protective extra-minimal voltage vary and progressive movement management programs. These methods are applied in no cost-vary driverless transport systems. The purchase will enhance the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio and strengthen Siemens’ place as a primary remedies company for flexible production automation, Siemens mentioned in a modern release.

“Ebm-papst’s progressive portfolio of mechatronic drive systems and its highly experienced persons are an outstanding in good shape for Siemens. The acquisition will enable us to tap new business enterprise and client prospective in the quickly increasing current market for intelligent, battery-run travel solutions in intralogistics as nicely as cell robotic remedies,” reported Cedrik Neike, member of the controlling board of Siemens AG and CEO of digital industries.

Siemens extra that the IDT acquisition is an important lever for higher overall flexibility and efficiency “through their use in cellular robots and driverless transportation vehicles as nicely as in the automation of auxiliary procedures, these kinds of as the retooling of modern output devices.”  The company expects “high market growth” in this market phase in the foreseeable future.

The transaction is to be concluded by mid-2025, and is issue to the essential overseas trade and merger management approvals. The functions have agreed not to disclose the obtain selling price.

“The acquisition by Siemens is a strategically considerable stage for us. What our industrial drive technology (IDT) organization experienced lacked until now was a world revenue firm for highest advancement. Siemens is a lengthy-standing consumer and a business with powerful global industry penetration and an considerable customer base. The integration that has now been agreed upon will give our IDT small business world wide sector access. It will open up new horizons for innovation and further more development,” extra Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer, CEO of the ebm-papst Group. “We’ll use the proceeds from the sale of the IDT business to further extend our Air Know-how and Heating Technology divisions, to further more improve our a few regions – Europe, Asia and the Americas – and to make investments in long run fields of our product portfolio, this kind of as digitalization and sustainability.”

Supply: Siemens.