KSE and ObjectAutomation join forces

19-03-2007 | |

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

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.”

OA International BV

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