News last update:7 Aug 2012

KSE and ObjectAutomation join forces

KSE Protech BV and ObjectAutomation Corporation (OA) have joined forces, resulting in a company, known as OA International BV. Through this merger the company is now a 200+ employee global automation solutions provider.

The newly merged OA International will focus its efforts into four major industry verticals:


In the Food and Feed industry, OA International offers solutions for production control, batch processing, recipe management, tracking & tracing, and specific operational solutions for intake, dosing, weighing, mixing, pressing, and outbound loading.

· Energy & Utilities customers use OA to control and monitor pipelines, wells, compressor stations, electric power grids, and water / wastewater treatment operations.

· In Industrial Manufacturing, OA is used for production automation, equipment control, track and trace, and quality / laboratory control. And in Industrial

· Services, OA provides solutions for airport management, material handling automation, and tank storage.

Martin F. Wieffering, former CEO of KSE Protech and now OA International's Chief Executive Officer & Chairman states, "We have already commenced the task of forming global distributorships and OEM partnerships. We believe that having a geographic focus enables us to better serve the varying needs of our customers in all parts of the world. We are very excited by the opportunities this merger presents to both our customers and ourselves."

Jon Wimer, ObjectAutomation's founder and now President of OA International states, "Combining the strengths of both companies enables us to be one of the strongest global players in the automation market, particularly in embedded control, offering state-of-the-art object-based technology with world class, strategically located customer service."

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