Turck acquires 50% interest in Chartwell Automation
EP&T MagazineElectronics Electronics
Leading manufacturer in the field of industrial automation Turck Canada Inc. has acquired a 50% interest in Chartwell Automation Inc. Effective on Oct. 1st, the new company name became Turck Chartwell Canada Inc.
Further, on October 1, 2017 Turck will buy the remaining shares in the company at which point they will have 100% interest in a new subsidiary Turck Canada Inc. Mark and Steve Boehmer, co-founders of Chartwell Automation, have signed long term management contracts and will continue in their respective roles.
Chartwell has been Turck’s exclusive partner in Canada since its formation in 1983 having successfully grown the Turck brand as a leading automation suppliers in Canada. Turck Chartwell Canada Inc. will continue proving application and technical support for the array of products in our core categories of sensing, fieldbus, interface and connectivity.
Founded in 1965 Turck has become one of the leading manufacturers in the field of industrial automation. With more than 3350 employees working in 28 subsidiaries and sales partners in 60 other countries, Turck is truly a global company. Turck offers product and technical solutions for a wide variety of applications in the fields of factory and process automation. Turck’s state-of-the-art production facilities in Germany, Switzerland, the USA, Mexico and China ensure fast and flexible response to the demands of local markets.
“This is a very exciting event for both companies, for our employees, our distributor partners and customers,” says company president Mark Boehmer. “Our greatest assets have always been our people and by joining forces with Turck we believe that it will allow us to provide a wider array of services with enhanced knowledge and expertise. Our partnership with Turck will create a more comprehensive infrastructure with faster response times and access to all of the resources available through the world wide network that Turck has established.”
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