Accenture, a global professional consulting firm, announced that it had completed its acquisition of Ontario-based Eclipse Automation, a provider of customized manufacturing automation and robotics solutions.
The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The acquisition helps Accenture offer its clients automated production lines that leverage the cloud, data, and artificial intelligence, making factories and plants more innovative, productive, sustainable, and safe.
Founded in 2001, Canada-based Eclipse Automation has approximately 800 employees. As part of the deal, Eclipse employees will join Accenture’s digital engineering and manufacturing service, Industry X.
Eclipse Automation designs and builds complex and precision automated systems for leading global manufacturers. The company helps clients across a wide range of industries, including life sciences, transportation, consumer products, nuclear energy, and electronics manufacturers....