Benshaw, a global provider of applied motor control solutions, has acquired the business assets of Hiconics Europe. Hiconics is a manufacturer of medium voltage drives worldwide.

Pete Morgan, President of Benshaw, said “We are pleased to have the Hiconics Europe team bring their expertise to Benshaw and our affiliated companies — Aucom Electronics Ltd. and Excel Industrial Electronics Inc. We will build IEC rated products at our German factory and UL listed products in our Pittsburgh facility after completion of UL compliance testing.”

Thomas Zirk, managing director of Aucom EMEA stated “It is very exciting that we can now offer IEC rated or UL listed medium voltage drives anywhere in the world, depending on the local specifications, for any application. The combination of M2L or Cascaded H Bridge technology lets us solve any customer requirement.”