January 7, 2022
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. recently announced the acquisition of HSG Engineering S.r.l., an Italian-based industrial automation system integrator primarily serving the pharmaceutical sector. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
HSG joins ATS’ Process Automation Solutions (“PA”) business, an independent provider of complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industries. The acquisition strengthens PA’s regional presence in Italy, deepens its domain knowledge in the biopharma and pharmaceutical sectors and enhance its product portfolio. With established digital solutions for data integrity and analysis, HSG’s software offerings complement PA’s fast-growing digital portfolio.
“At PA, we are closing the gap between IT and operational technology in production,” said Dr. Christian Debus, President of PA. “Integration is in our DNA. With our combined expertise in automation, digitalization, data analytics and AI, we are the partner of choice for global industrial companies looking to make the best use of their data to drive operational performance.”
HSG will continue to be led by its founder and CEO Tiziano Rossi who commented: “Being part of PA will help us accelerate growth and successfully take on larger projects. Through our working relationship we have developed a strong appreciation of PA’s offerings and solid conviction that our combined solutions will drive incremental value for our customers.” HSG has 50 talented employees.