Molex Expands Business, Portfolio

The company made several acquisitions last year in the automation and industrial markets.

Molex LLC, has expanded its growth in packaging machine, robot manufacturing and systems integration markets worldwide. The company offers complete solutions for intelligent, on-machine control systems.

To complement this growth, the company acquired two organizations in 2014 — GWconnect and Flamar. These Italy-based companies provide hardware for automation, robotics, industrial robots and telecommunications.

Molex is also expanding its own portfolio with several soon-to-be released products and families. These include:

  • M23 Overmolded connector for motors
  • PROFINET IO-Link Portfolio
  • EtherNet/IP Safety I/O
  • EtherNet/IP Roller Drive I/o
  • Brad Micro-Push M12 Connectors
  • Brad Industrial Ethernet Solutions
  • SST Ethernet and Serial Communication Modules
“We are developing technologies that target the unique challenges facing packaging machine designers and builders,” said Riky Comini, director of global business development, Molex. “Customers that include Molex as part of the design process will benefit from our wealth of application expertise, allowing them to get the best performance out of our products as well as their own machines.”

For more information, visit Molex.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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