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Jenner & Block represented Honeywell in its purchase of the Advanced Process Control & Optimization business of Plant Automation Services, Inc., a Houston-based supplier of process software and consulting. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition includes all of the software offerings related to the APC business and will enhance Honeywell’s control and optimization technologies and its process simulation tools, which are used to design better processes and train operators to be more efficient, according to a statement.
The acquisition will also enable Honeywell to enhance its Profit Suite and UniSim products, offering customers improved polymer production control and optimization, increased production rates, and reduced energy consumption, among other things.
Honeywell is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader of aerospace, control technology and other specialty offerings.
The Jenner & Block team on this matter included Partners John F. Cox, Geoffrey M. Davis, Adam Petravicius, Of Counsel Darren M. Mungerson and Associates Frank Eichenlaub, Jeffrey R. Shuman and Alexandra E. Weisfeld.