Schneider Electric and Applied Instrument Technologies form alliance

Schneider Electric has formed a strategic alliance with Applied Instrument Technologies, (AIT), a leading provider of process analysers for online and real-time process analysis in hydrocarbon, chemical, pharmaceutical and steel-making industries. 

The new partnership extends the capabilities of both companies to provide industry-leading process automation solutions to their respective global customer bases.
 
“We are always looking out for new ways to address critical challenges around efficiency, quality and safety that our customers face in their businesses. This alliance enables us to team up with a great partner to offer our customers better solutions and to improve their businesses,” said Chris Lyden, Senior Vice President, Process Automation Strategy & Offer Management, Industry Business, Schneider Electric. 

“Together, Schneider Electric and AIT can now provide more technologies and expertise in one integrated solution for online and real-time process analysis, process control and advanced applications, such as blend management, optimisation and planning.  This will help to improve efficiencies and add significant value for our customers’ overall business.”

The combination of Schneider Electric’s Process Automation portfolio, including the Foxboro Evo Distributed Control System and Triconex safety instrumented systems, and global delivery capabilities, together with AIT’s leading portfolio of spectroscopy and chromatography products, particularly its real-time process analysers is designed to provide customers more comprehensive process analysis, control and advanced operations management solutions in one integrated automation solution from a single vendor, said a Schneider Electric press release.

“AIT welcomes the opportunity to market its unique portfolio, including ANALECT, FXI, MGA, PIONIR and RPM analysers through Schneider Electric. This provides customers with the most advanced integrated process control and analytical solution with a single point of purchase,” added Joseph LaConte, President, AIT.