Barkod yazıcı pazarının önemli oyuncularından biri olan Datamax O’Neil, Honeywell tarafından satın alındı. Gerek masaüstü ve endüstriyle gerekse mobil yazıcı segmentlerinde zengin bir ürün yelpazesine sahip olan Datamax’ın satın alınması ile birlikte Honeywell’in Scanning & Mobility bolumu daha da gelişmiş oldu. Toplam 185 Milyon USD’ye satın alınan Datamax’ın Honeywell ailesi ile bütünleşmesinin 2015 yılı ilk çeyrek sonunda tamamlanması hedefleniyor.Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today signed a definitive agreement to acquire Datamax-O’Neil, a global manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers used in a variety of retail, warehouse and distribution, and health care applications, for $185 million. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015 subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory review.
“The addition of Datamax-O’Neil to our portfolio underscores our continued commitment to strengthen the depth of our technology and product offerings in the estimated $1.5 billion global barcode printing segment,” said John Waldron, president, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility. “Thermal printing and media are important components of our strategy to offer customers one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of ruggedized mobile computers, scanners, voice-enabled workflow solutions, printing, software and service capabilities. We’re excited to bring together two long-standing industry leaders, which will enable us to provide a broader array of new printing solutions to our healthcare, retail, field service and warehousing customers.”