Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a value-added distributor and technical solutions provider, has acquired Advanced Motion Systems Inc.
AMS, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., is a provider of automation products, services and engineered solutions focused on machine vision, robotics and motion control products. AMS operates two locations and serves various industries, including medical, technology and more.
“We welcome AMS to Applied as we continue the expansion of our automation platform,” said Neil Schrimsher, CEO. “AMS aligns well with our solutions-centric strategy, acting as a key technical consultant to their customers’ emerging automation needs with strong solutions capabilities in machine vision, motion control, and related services. They broaden our footprint in the U.S. Upper Northeast region, including strengthening relationships with leading suppliers tied to our growth strategy.
“In addition, their experienced team of sales and application engineers extends our technical position and growth capacity in several emerging applications across key industry verticals.”