Adaptive Instruments becomes part of SCADAgroup PTY

April 18, 2008
Hudson, Mass., April 16 – Adaptive Instruments has been acquired by SCADAgroup PTY of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. SCADAgroup is the largest privately held SCADA products and services company in the world.The acquisition catapults Adaptive Instruments and the Accutech brand into new international markets and puts the resources of SCADAgroup firmly behind Adaptive’s aggressive growth plans. The wide range of Accutech tether-free wireless instrumentation products developed by Adaptive Instruments has secured an installed base in key industries including oil and gas, pipelines, chemical, water, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and energy utilities.“Nothing is more exciting than the addition of a star player to the team,” stated Paul Chisholm, Group Managing Director of SCADAgroup. “Adaptive Instruments enters our group with immediate synergies and a product line that will continue our drive to become the world’s foremost supplier of telemetry and process control technologies”.In addition to acquisition, SCADAgroup also invests heavily in organic growth by funding development and delivery of highly differentiated, superior products and services. Leveraging Adaptive’s novel technology and portable packaged solution approach is an important business development priority.