Rockwell Automation said Thursday it completed the
acquisition of the medium-voltage drives business of Harbin
With the purchase, Rockwell says it can now design,
engineer and manufacture medium-voltage drives and power
solutions for a broader base of Chinese and other customers
throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Jiuzhou Electric had served as the contract manufacturer
for Rockwell Automation for seven years.
Our medium-voltage drives business is one of the fastest
growing units at Rockwell Automation, said Mike
Laszkiewicz, vice president nd general manager of Rockwell
Automation's power control business.
Based on our successful relationship with Jiuzhou
Electric, we look forward to providing our customers with the
products, service and solutions theyve come to expect,
and grow the business with our combined expertise.
Rockwell Automation employs more than 1,900 people in China,
working among 35 sales offices, five training centers,
manufacturing facilities, a global research and
development center, and a software development center.
Jiuzhou Electric focuses on research and development,
manufacturing, sales and services of high power, electrical and
electronic equipment. Jiuzhou Electric was established in 2000
and is registered in Harbin.