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Acquisition Pepperl+Fuchs to Strengthen its Position in the Wireless Hart Market

Editor: Dr. Jörg Kempf

Pepperl+Fuchs has acquired MACTek Corporation, a leading provider of Hart protocol devices. The move is part of Pepperl+Fuchs’ strategy to further extend its integrated solutions offerings and strengthen its position in the Wireless Hart market.

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Pepperl+Fuchs acquires one of the world's leading providers of Hart Protocol Devices.
Pepperl+Fuchs acquires one of the world's leading providers of Hart Protocol Devices.
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Twinsburg, Ohio/USA – “We are pleased to add the MACTek Wireless Hart product line to our existing portfolio,” said Jim Bolin, Pepperl+Fuchs’ executive vice president of the Americas. “This acquisition complements our current product lines well, and allows us to provide an even greater breadth of services to our customers.”

Founded in 1993, MACTek specializes in Hart modems, including Viator Hart Interface modems. One of the company’s most recent innovations, the Bullet Wireless Hart adapter, can be mounted on any device rated for hazardous areas. The Hart modem family includes wireless access to Hart field devices designed for hazardous areas and Bluetooth-enabled technologies.

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