SCADAgroup acquires Adaptive Instruments

Australia’s SCADAgroup has acquired Adaptive Instruments, positioning Adaptive Instruments and the Accutech brand in new international markets.
By Plant Engineering Staff April 21, 2008

SCADAgroup PTY of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia has acquired Adaptive Instruments positioning Adaptive Instruments and the Accutech brand in new international markets. The acquisition also puts the resources of SCADAgroup firmly behind Adaptive’s aggressive growth plans.
Adaptive Instruments designs and manufactures tether-free wireless smart process instrumentation systems. Adaptive Instruments has secured an impressive installed base in key industries including oil and gas, pipelines, chemical, water, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and energy utilities. SCADAgroup is said to be the world’s largest privately held SCADA products and services company.
“Nothing is more exciting than the addition of a star player to the team,” said 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.”