JMP Engineering acquires Automation Applications Inc | Automation.com

JMP Engineering acquires Automation Applications Inc

January 24, 2011 – JMP Engineering announced that it has acquired Automation Applications (AAI), an industrial engineering and systems integrator located in Exton, PA, continuing JMP’s focus on becoming North America’s leader in the provision of engineered automation and process control solutions.

According to Scott Shawyer, President and CEO of JMP, “AAI has an impressive and complimentary client base in several key markets including; chemical, petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical, consumer products and pulp & paper. Their employees have an average twenty years field experience integrating DCS and PLC based systems and they are renowned for their specialized expertise in the fields of batch automation and industrial energy. In fact, they rank among the best in the world when it comes to the control of power boiler combustion using fossil, biomass, waste and combo fuels, multi-fuel boiler optimization and energy management solutions for power and steam distribution.”

Richard Janowski and David Pasciolla, co-owners of AAI are excited to bring their company together with JMP. First, it will help accelerate AAI’s expansion into new segments of the food, pharmaceutical, water/wastewater, automotive and discrete packaging markets across the Northeastern and Southeastern USA. Second, it provides immediate access to JMP’s customers in need of batch control, combustion control and energy management solutions. Finally, it offers increased capability to all AAI customers and partners. JMP’s Information Solutions Division provides expertise in the areas of manufacturing operations management, manufacturing execution systems and plant to enterprise system integration. Furthermore, JMP’s Automation Systems Division will benefit many of AAI’s clients in the food, pharmaceutical, and consumer products industries by solving their difficult material handling, machine tending and packaging challenges with flexible automation systems that reduce costs while improving throughput and quality.

Both companies are looking forward to their customers benefiting from the combined depth and breadth of technology, engineering and project management resources that are now available to support continuous improvement and capital projects across North America.

About Automation Applications Inc, LLC - AAI is a process controls engineering firm specialized in applying advanced solutions and providing process control engineering services to clients in the chemical, petrochemical, refining, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, and utility power markets. AAI develops custom solutions to significantly reduce process variations resulting in improved product quality, increased product yield, reduced energy consumption and ultimately, reduced cost of goods sold. AAI is a CSIA Associate Member.

About JMP Engineering, Inc. - JMP delivers world class industrial control, turnkey automation systems, and plant information solutions that enhance manufacturing and production performance. Every time. All the time. JMP turns business thinking to performance for customers leveraging branches and professionals situated across North America. JMP Engineering is a CSIA Certified System Integrator.

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