AUSTRALIA’s largest privately-owned electrical engineering company, Ampcontrol, has acquired automation and process control firm Primatec QDA.
Ampcontrol provides electronic products and complete electrical solutions to the mining, tunnelling, infrastructure, utilities and energy sectors.
Primatec specialises in automation, process control and software solutions to the mining, industrial and utility markets.
With the shared market, Ampcontrol CEO and Managing Director Geoff Lilliss says the acquisition will boost its efficiencies and product offering.
“The acquisition of Primatec enables us to further grow the Ampcontrol business into areas where we are seeing demand. The technology solutions provided by Primatec will be a significant value-add for Ampcontrol customers as they complement our existing products,” said Lilliss.
Ampcontrol has acquired the business and assets of Primatec QDA and the company will operate under the Ampcontrol Group as Ampcontrol Automation. The acquisition is effective immediately, with employees offered ongoing employment with Ampcontrol.