St. Louis — Emerson Electric Co. has purchased Ireland-based HTE Engineering Services Ltd., which makes heat staking equipment for welding plastics.
HTE will join the assembly technologies business within Emerson's Automation solutions platform.
"The acquisition of HTE allows Emerson to fill out our Branson plastic joining portfolio and continue to offer a process-neutral approach for our customers' advanced material joining applications in key market segments like medical equipment, packaging and automotive assembly," said John Meek, president of assembly technologies.
Terms of the deal, which closed Oct. 1, were not disclosed.
Emerson is based in St. Louis. HTE Engineering Services is in Dunboyne, Ireland.