vMonitor Acquired By Rockwell Automation

Houston-based vMonitor, a developer of wireless monitoring and control systems for the oil and gas industry, has been acquired by Rockwell Automation. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Rockwell Automation, vMonitor had 120 employees spread out at offices in Houston, Mumbai, Abu Dhabi, and elsewhere in the Middle East. vMonitor becomes part of Rockwell Automation's Control Products & Solutions operating segment. vMonitor develops wellhead sensors and transmitters, gateways and modems, as well as other wireless equipment used for monitoring oil and gas wells and related equipment.