CAMBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
(TSX:ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that the acquisition
of M+W Process Automation, a leading global provider of
engineering-based automation services and solutions focused on the
control, performance monitoring and measurement of critical production
processes, previously announced on July 8, 2014, has been completed.
ATS Automation provides innovative, custom designed, built and installed
manufacturing solutions to many of the world's most successful
companies. Founded in 1978, ATS uses its industry-leading knowledge and
global capabilities to address the sophisticated automation systems'
and service needs of multinational customers in industries such as life
sciences, transportation, energy, consumer products and electronics. It
also leverages its many years of experience and skills to fulfill the
specialized automation product manufacturing requirements of customers.
ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 27 manufacturing facilities
and 47 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The
Company's Solar segment is classified as discontinued operations. The
Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at www.atsautomation.com.
SOURCE: ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
For further information:
Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer
Carl Galloway, Vice-President, Treasurer