Will enhance software product lineup to strengthen e-F@ctory FA-IT
Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it will
acquire the remaining shares of ICONICS, Inc., a U.S. software company
focused on SCADA,1 IoT, mobile, analytics and cloud software
products for the manufacturing, industrial and building-automation
markets, to make the company a 100% subsidiary within the Mitsubishi
Electric Group. Mitsubishi Electric aims to enhance its software product
lineup to realize e-F@ctory,2 including edge-computing, by
combining ICONICS’ software-developing capabilities and Mitsubishi
Electric’s factory-automation technology.
The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and other customary
closing conditions, and is expected to close within Mitsubishi
Electric’s fiscal year ending in March 2020.
1 Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a
software used together with programmable logic controllers or other
automation products to monitor, or gather data from, productions sites.
e-F@ctory is an integrated solution based on factory automation (FA) and
information technologies to reduce the total cost of developing,
producing and maintaining products.
|Company name||ICONICS, Inc.|
|CEO||Russell L. Agrusa|
|CFO||James L. Kent|
|Location||100 Foxborough Boulevard, Foxborough, MA 02035, USA|
Software development, sales and services of SCADA, IoT and cloud
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