Delta Electronics, Inc. announced the acquisition of Canadian SCADA software company Trihedral Engineering Limited. Delta Electronics purchased 100 percent of the company’s shares for $45 million.
Delta Electronics is a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer providing power and thermal management solutions. The company specializes in power electronics, automation, and infrastructure.
“With the continued proliferation of the Internet of Things, customers expect digital oversight and management of their operations. The collecting, monitoring and analyzing of data are critical to Delta’s two major growth engines of the future – smart manufacturing and smart cities,” Simon Chang, president and COO, Delta Electronics, Inc., said in a press release. “Trihedral has designed and sold market leading SCADA software for more than 30 years, in the segments of water/wastewater, oil & gas, energy and more. Their unwavering focus to enhance the SCADA platform for its present use and for use in new markets, including smart manufacturing, aligns perfectly with Delta’s long-term strategy. The synergy of the two companies will quickly create unique solutions for our strategic global markets.”
Trihedral’s industrial automation software, VTScada, features both human machine interface software and SCADA software. It offers real-time monitoring and control, telemetry, alarm and events management, alarm notification, data acquisition, reporting, trending, mapping, application version control, Internet and mobile access.
“Trihedral has accumulated long-term experience in serving thousands of customers in North America and the UK through its large network of System Integrators and engineering support,” Glenn Wadden, president, Trihedral Engineering Limited, said in a the release. “Currently, we are actively exploring new markets such as Asia, Europe and Mainland China, cultivating different industries and assisting more customers with advanced SCADA software. It is our pleasure to have the opportunity to join Delta. We recognize its mission: ‘To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow’ as well as its corporate culture: ‘Strive for change and pursue sustainability.’ We believe that together we will multiply each other’s capabilities in novel ways for the betterment of our customers and the world. We are looking forward to taking advantage of Delta’s global operation and business strengths to continue our rapid growth in the SCADA sector. This will include our capabilities to provide real value to customers of Industry 4.0 and Smart city infrastructure.”