Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Electro 80, a Perth, Australia-based provider of operational technology (OT) for resources clients in Australia, including mining, energy, engineering, construction and utilities companies.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The acquisition expands Accenture’s local digital OT capabilities, which enable asset-intensive companies ti make manufacturing and production operations safer and more efficient and strengthen local capabilities for Industry X, which allows clients to digitise their manufacturing, operations and engineering.
Founded in 1987 and led by Sergej Divkovi, managing director, Electro 80 provides automation, electrical, instrumentation, safety, networking and industrial IT services, as well as solutions encompassing the design and support of equipment, installation and commissioning, through to operations support and client training. The firm brings more than 100 employees with longstanding OT experience to Accenture.
It also has offices in Brisbane and Melbourne.