Intesis Software Acquired by HMS Industrial Networks
Sweden-based HMS Industrial Networks AB, a world-leading provider of communication technology for industrial automation, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Intesis Software S.L.
Intesis was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Igualada, Spain. Intesis offers advanced communication gateway solutions and interfaces within the fields of home and building automation. Representing the vast majority of sales, the company’s building automation solution is marketed as IntesisBox. Intesis works closely with many major manufacturers of building automation systems and air conditioning globally.
“Among many candidates we selected HMS Industrial Networks because we saw in HMS the true reflection of what we wanted to achieve at Intesis in the short and long term,” said Josep Cerón, General Manager of Intesis. “Being part of HMS is the beginning of a brilliant new stage for Intesis, it brings great opportunities for our company in terms of growth, further development of our technology platforms and expansion of our sales network.”
Intesis will maintain its current headquarters in Igualada and will continue to offer products for the home and building automation markets under its brands IntesisBox, IntesisHome and Houseinhand.
Staffan Dahlström, CEO of HMS, said: “Intesis has a strong position in the market for integration solutions for building automation that will complement HMS’s existing industrial gateways offering perfectly. Intesis will give HMS a strong footprint and valuable inroads into the market niche of building automation systems. Intesis is a well-established and highly regarded industry player who will further strengthen our unique value proposition to our OEM partners, system integrators and installers worldwide.”
The acquisition was completed on June 29th, 2016 on which date 100 percent of the shares in Intesis were acquired by HMS Industrial Networks AB directly from Intesis’ owners Pedro Lumbreras and José Cerón. Intesis’ current CEO, Cerón, will continue to serve the company as its general manager. Mr. Lumbreras will continue to advise Intesis as a consultant. Intesis will be consolidated into the HMS Group as of June 30, 2016.