NHP Electrical Engineering Products (NHP) announced today the acquisition of Rexel Industrial Automation’s (RIA) New South Wales and South East Queensland business assets related to the distribution and supply of Rockwell Automation products in these territories.
NHP has been granted sole distributor rights for Rockwell Automation products, systems and solutions in the South Pacific including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea. This will be effective from 1st May 2018.
During April 2018, NHP and Rexel Industrial Automation will continue to trade as separate entities whilst the acquisition is formalised. NHP will be in contact with all RIA customers throughout April to ensure a seamless transition of products and services.
“We are proud and excited to be expanding our relationship with NHP across the South Pacific region as we work together to further enhance the efficiency of our customers, by delivering smarter, safer and more sustainable operational outcomes through Rockwell Automation’s Connected Enterprise solutions and by providing a simpler model to engage with our businesses. We would like to thank Rexel for their strong partnership and collaboration over the past 17 years in this region” says Scott Wooldridge, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Rockwell Automation.
Rockwell Automation, NHP and Rexel are committed to ensuring a smooth transition, providing the best service and support, with customer excellence and best-in-class operations as a key priority.
About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation Australia and Rockwell Automation New Zealand are subsidiaries of Rockwell Automation, Inc.—a leading global provider of industrial automation and information solutions that helps manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses. The company brings together leading global brands in industrial automation which include Allen-Bradley® controls and services and Rockwell Software® factory management software. Its broad product mix includes control logic systems, sensors, human-machine interfaces, drive controllers, power devices, and software.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
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Published March 27, 2018