Buchs, Switzerland-based Swisslog has acquired EVOmatic Engineering Solutions GmbH in a bid to strengthen Swisslog's position in light goods logistics.
EVOmatic, founded in 2003 and based in Thalheim, Austria, specializes in automated technologies like miniload cranes, load-handling devices, and shuttle systems.
"The material handling technologies of EVOmatic will bolster Swisslog's competitiveness in the area of light goods logistics," said Daniel Fink, head of Swisslog's Warehouse & Distribution Solutions division, in a prepared statement. "The acquisition is part of our strategy of expanding the solutions portfolio in high-growth business areas."
Swisslog builds warehouses and distribution centers and also provides information technology services to support hospitals' intracompany operations.