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ADLINK Technology, Inc. announces the 100% share acquisition of PENTA GmbH

Mar 15, 2014

Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK Technology.

Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK Technology.

Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK Technology.

Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK Technology.

ADLINK Technology, Inc. (TSEC: 6166) announces the 100% share acquisition of PENTA GmbH in Germany for approximately 5,4 Mio. Euro based on the resolution of the board meeting held on March, 12, 2014.

Established in 1994 and located in Deggendorf and Puchheim, Germany, PENTA has about 40 employees with a predominantly R&D and technical background. PENTA has extensive experience and know-how in the design and manufacture of medical embedded PC systems and monitors. The company promotes its products with the well-known brand through established sales networks in vertical markets that require high quality products for critical applications such as medical, industrial automation or food & beverage.

"By leveraging PENTA's solid design methodology and manufacturing capabilities, ADLINK's medical product line can be effectively improved; this will also help to enable access to adjacent markets with similar critical requirements.” - stated Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK - “Furthermore, the synergy of this acquisition with respect to global sales, improved production control, market development and product comprehensiveness will be brought into full play. With the addition of PENTA's technical team, ADLINK will be able to provide better support to its worldwide customers in Europe and increase its global market share in medical market."

Helmut Müller und Walter Steinbeißer, founders and managing directors of PENTA concur that joining the ADLINK group will allow to quickly generate several synergies, which will result in benefits for the customers. „A shared strong focus on innovation and quality, as well as high flexibility and customer orientation combined with the already existing global setup of ADLINK makes it now possible to optimally serve customers with high-tech products on a worldwide basis,“  explained Helmut Müller.

With the deep vertical integration of ADLINK we are able to offer our customers standard products, semi-custom and OEM products while covering the entire spectrum from electronics development all the way to the fully assembled and tested device. All from a single company, this translates into a notably high investment security“, commented Walter Steinbeißer.


ADLINK Technology provides a wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement, automation & process control, gaming, communications, medical, network security, and transportation industries. ADLINK products include PCI Express-based data acquisition and I/O; vision and motion control; and AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and computer-on-modules (COMs) for industrial computing. With the acquisition of Ampro Computers, Inc. and LiPPERT Embedded Computers GmbH, ADLINK also provides a wide range of rugged by design Extreme Rugged™ and Rugged product lines including single board computers, COMs and systems.

ADLINK strives to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of its customers by providing customization and system integration services, maintaining low manufacturing costs, and extending the lifecycle of its products. ADLINK is a global company with headquarters and manufacturing in Taiwan; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices.

ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified, is a Premier Member of the Intel® Intelligent System Alliance, an Executive Member of PICMG, a Sponsor Member of the PXI Systems Alliance, an Executive Member of the PC/104 Consortium, an initial member of SGeT (Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies), a Strategic Member of the AXIe Consortium, and a member of VMEbus International Trade Association (VITA). ADLINK is a publicly traded company listed on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).

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