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ZURICH, Switzerland - ABB announced it will acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group (ASTI), a leading global autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturer with a broad portfolio across all major applications enabled by the company’s software suite. This will expand ABB’s robotics and automation offering, making it the only company to offer a complete portfolio for the next generation of flexible automation.

TORONTO - Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that Simone Walzel has joined the company as Global Head, Data Centers.

An experienced industry professional with extensive knowledge of data center services and solutions, Walzel has invested more than 20 years in the mission-critical industry. After launching her career with Honeywell, she has worked in progressively senior roles with Schneider Electric, Emerson Network Power, Stream Data Centers and Vertiv.

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Ingersoll Rand Inc., a global provider of mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions, today confirmed that on June 10, 2021, it made an all-cash non-binding proposal to the Board of Directors of SPX Flow, Inc. to acquire SPX Flow for $85 per share. The proposal represents a 37% premium over last Friday’s closing price and a premium of approximately 20% over SPX Flow’s all-time high closing price.