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Becker Mining Systems acquires Embigence

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

The German-based mining equipment supplier Becker Mining Systems AG has now acquired Embigence GmbH based in Ladbergen (Germany).
Embigence is a consultant and supplier specialized in the realization of individual automation solutions. With 20 employees, Embigence provides advanced system solutions for “Embedded (Computer) Systems” for machines and technical installations.
Becker Mining Systems is one of the world’s leading mining suppliers with more than 1,100 employees and an annual turnover of €156 million (2006). Becker Mining Systems focuses on productivity and safety in mining as well as developing and supplying solutions in the areas of energy distribution, automation, communication and transport.
“With Embigence we have found a partner, whose portfolio fits outstandingly into the Becker Mining Systems Group: Embigence complements Becker Mining Systems with their focus on underground network engineering as well as software and system integration and their experience in the field of autonomous operation of mobile machines”, said Dr. Franz Becker, CEO of Becker Mining Systems.
“Becker Mining Systems is a strong partner with worldwide presence in all relevant markets and a main focus on technology. For Embigence the integration into the Becker-Group means a long term guarantee of our business model and the chance for sustained growth”, said Christoph Müller, managing director of Embigence.

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