ATS acquires process engineering consulting firm BLSG

Aug. 9, 2021

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., an automation solutions provider, announced the acquisition of BLSG AG, a consulting company specializing in process engineering and operational excellence. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

BLSG strengthens ATS' consulting capabilities in process engineering, which can be leveraged across multiple industries and enhances the company's growing digital offerings. BLSG will join ATS' Process Automation Solutions (PA) business, an independent provider of complete automation solutions for process and manufacturing industries.

"Adding BLSG's uniquely talented and experienced team expands PA's ability to holistically serve our customers from problem identification to solution implementation," said PA President Dr. Christian Debus. "By combining PA's automation and implementation know-how with BLSG's consulting expertise, we see an opportunity to enhance our overall value proposition to customers, particularly in the area of digital offerings."

BLSG specializes in discrete processes and serves leading customers in automotive, logistics, medical device and food & beverage sectors. It offers a full spectrum of advisory services including operational excellence, site and factory planning, supply-chain management and logistics planning, project and change management, and digitalization and Industry 4.0. BLSG is based in Munich, Germany and employs 12 consultants.

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