Technology group NORBIT acquires field monitoring specialist Aptomar
In November 2017 Aptomar was acquired by Trondheim-based technology group NORBIT, and included in their SubSea business unit. The new unit will be called NORBIT Oceans.
NORBIT is an international, knowledge-based group that continuously designs, develops and manufactures high technology products, systems and solutions to meet different and changing needs in the market. Broad technology competence and knowledge, combined with world class manufacturing processes in factories with an industrial heritage back to 1980, has given birth to a long record of innovations and products within the following business units; Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), Intelligent Traffic systems (ITS), Original Design Manufacturing of industrial electronics (ODM) and SubSea.
NORBIT SubSea is producing sonars and bathymetric systems for mapping of the sea-floor, that have been very well perceived in the maritime business and in the offshore market. -Combining our current portfolio with Aptomar´s field monitoring solutions and expertise, will enable us to offer oil companies, coastal authorities and ship-owners broader and more comprehensive solutions and services, says Per Jørgen Weisethaunet, Chairman and CEO of the NORBIT group. -We in Aptomar are proud that NORBIT have chosen to invite us into their family of technology companies. Together we shall continue to serve customers on the norwegian continental shelf and internationally, as well as expanding our spectrum of products and services in order for the customers to focus on their core business, says Håkon Skjelten, CEO in Aptomar.