September 7, 2021
Pepperl+Fuchs has strengthened its Mobile Computing and Communication business unit by acquiring Aava Mobile Oy. The Finland-based company is a specialist for the design and manufacturing of latest technology, ruggedized industrial smartphones and tablet computers, and has been sold to Mannheim/Germany-based Pepperl+Fuchs Group.
“We are delighted to bring our strength in designing next generation industrial smartphones and tablet computers into Pepperl+Fuchs Group and we expect numerous synergies out of this new setup,” says Markus Appel, CEO of Aava Mobile Oy.
“Aava’s competence in designing enterprise mobile devices complements our ecom brand, the Mobile Computing and Communication business unit, and gives us access to leading-edge design competence,” states Dr. Gunther Kegel, CEO of Pepperl+Fuchs SE.