圣路易斯新闻――信号传输方案开发的世界领袖百通公司已经以未透漏的现金价格完成了收购隆堡集团（Lumberg Group）旗下的Lumberg Automation Components公司的资产。
“隆堡自动化公司对于领先的设备OEM厂商来说是一个备受敬重的工业连接器供货商。该公司提供标准解决方案和客户定制的方案以满足广范围工业客户的链接性的要求，”百通总裁兼CEO John Stroup表示，“隆堡自动化公司将补充百通最近收购的赫斯曼自动化和控制公司的工业连接业务及百通信号传输的专业技术，随着百通公司不断扩展的全球化及其强大的业务，我们希望加速我们在工业市场的收入增长。”
[COLOR=#708090]Belden Completes Acquisition Of Lumberg Automation Components
Germany based industrial connector company will expand Belden‘s position as a leader in industrial connectivity solutions for factory automation.
St. Louis, Missouri – Belden （NYSE:BDC）, a world leader in the development of signal transmission solutions, has completed purchase of the assets of Lumberg Automation Components from The Lumberg Group for an undisclosed cash price. Lumberg Automation is a leading supplier of industrial connectors, high performance cord-sets and field bus communication components for factory automation machinery. The company‘s 2006 revenues were approximately $75 million.
"Lumberg Automation is a well respected supplier of industrial connectors to leading equipment OEMs. The company provides both standard and customized solutions to meet the connectivity requirements of a wide range of industrial customers," said John Stroup, President and Chief Executive Officer of Belden. "Lumberg Automation will complement the industrial connectivity portfolio of Belden‘s recently acquired Hirschmann Automation and Control, as well as Belden‘s expertise in signal transmission. With Belden‘s expanding global reach and this strong portfolio, we expect to accelerate our revenue growth in the industrial market."
Lumberg Automation is headquartered in Schalksmuhle, Germany, employs approximately 300 associates and has production facilities in Germany and the United States.[/COLOR]