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Danfoss acquires industrial automation control products supplier


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December 4, 2018

Front row (left to right): Brian Davis, senior director, sales development – industrial automation, North America, Danfoss Cooling; Kristian Strand, president – refrigeration and A/C controls, Danfoss Cooling; Arthur Marshall, co-founder and president, AAIM Controls.
Back row (left to right): Henrik Moller Henriksen, director of strategic programs – refrigeration and A/C controls, Danfoss Cooling; Pat Ocker, power engineering manager, AAIM Controls; Craig Cordell, PLC engineering manager, AAIM Controls; Alan Izer, co-founder and vice president of operations, AAIM Controls.

Danfoss has acquired Pennsylvania-based AAIM Controls Inc., a supplier of custom-designed regulation and control automation solutions.

With the purchase, Danfoss hopes to enter the industrial refrigeration market as a systems provider.

“By adding electronic regulation and control automation to our already-extensive portfolio of components for industrial refrigeration applications, we strengthen our global position by becoming a systems provider in the industrial refrigeration market,” said Jürgen Fischer, president of Danfoss Cooling.

Arthur Marshall, one of the founders of AAIM Controls, said that the acquisition allows the company to expand into “new areas.”

“I’m confident that the partnership with Danfoss will open up new business opportunities,” he said.

AAIM Controls employs 24 people at its 16,000 square-foot facility in Waynesboro, PA. www.aaimcontrols.com


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