ABB completes acquisition of Spirit IT

ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today it completed its acquisition of Spirit IT of Eindhoven, Netherlands. The acquisition, announced July 25, adds a new line of high-performance liquid flow computers, SCADA and custody transfer solutions to ABB’s leading measurement business for the oil and gas industry.

Spirit IT (www.spiritit.com) designs and sells liquid flow measurement and supervisory solutions for use in oil and gas applications. Its liquid flow computers and software deliver greater accuracy and control for well-pad automation, transportation and custody transfer applications.

The acquisition complements ABB’s Measurement Products portfolio by enabling the company to offer a more comprehensive automation solution for liquids and gas. It adds the liquid measurement component to ABB’s industry leading gas measurement and automation product line and provides new opportunities for growth in the oil and gas segment.

Spirit IT’s employees will join the global Measurement Products business unit in ABB’s Process Automation division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ABB's Measurement Products business unit (www.abb.com/measurement) is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of instrumentation and analyzers. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its customers.