Acquisition of Odos Imaging by Rockwell Automation
Odos Imaging Limited (Scotland), a specialist developer and manufacturer of 3D time-of-flight cameras for industrial applications, was wholly acquired by Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, on the 1st December 2017.
The acquisition enables Rockwell Automation to strengthen its sensing portfolio and positions it to continue to be the leader in machine safety. Odos Imaging Limited will report into the Architecture & Software (A&S) organization, specifically the Safety, Sensing & Connectivity Business led by Lee Lane, vice president and general manager.
Odos Imaging will continue to market its current portfolio of industrial 3D cameras and support existing customers in their application development from the company’s offices in Edinburgh, Scotland, as well as maintaining participation within the automation community through attendance at trade shows, conferences, and as a member of industry wide organisations.
Ritchie Logan, Strategic Business Development Manager, commented, “We are delighted with the recent acquisition, and the commitment to our products and technology shown by Rockwell Automation. This acquisition allows us to continue supporting all customers with our existing industrial 3D cameras, whilst providing the ability to accelerate our strategy of providing best-in-class 3D imaging solutions for a wide range of industrial applications. 3D imaging is a key enabling technology for advanced automation and underpins the value return to customers.”
About Odos Imaging
Founded in 2010, Odos Imaging Limited has expertise in imaging technology for logistics, industrial automation, agriculture, and other demanding applications. Odos Imaging Limited is located in Edinburgh, Scotland.
About Rockwell Automation
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.
Edinburgh, 15th December 2017