Pepperl+Fuchs will acquire the business of Comtrol Corporation effective Feb. 1. Comtrol is a US-based expert in industrial Ethernet communication and IO-Link gateway products known for its RocketPort product family.
According to Pepperl+Fuchs, Comtrol’s technologies will complement its’ portfolio of Sensorik4.0 sensor solutions and interface technologies that includes AS-Interface, IO-Link masters and industrial connectivity.
To ensure that Comtrol customers will be able to source products and conduct business as usual, a new company, Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol Inc., has been established. Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol Inc. remains located in Minneapolis.