Pepperl+Fuchs acquires Christensen Display Products

Oct. 8, 2008

Twinsburg, Ohio, October 7, 2008 -- Pepperl+Fuchs announces the acquisition of Christensen Display Products. Headquartered in Preston, Wash., Christensen Display Products designs and manufactures ruggedized, industrial-grade, flat-panel monitors for the process and industrial control markets.

As a leading manufacturer of industrialized monitors and with over 200 models and configurations, Christensen products are used in a wide range of applications and industries including general-purpose and Division 1 and 2 hazardous locations.

“This acquisition allows Pepperl+Fuchs to build upon our product portfolio of industrial monitors and PCs for hazardous locations, infuse expert knowledge into the organization, strengthen our position as a complete automation supplier and create tremendous synergies with our market-leading purge/pressurization systems,” says Jim Bolin, Pepperl+Fuchs Corporate Operations Officer.

Pepperl+Fuchs has experienced double-digit sales growth over the past five years through continued innovation in process automation technology, as well as strategic acquisitions to further broaden its technology base.