Bimba, an innovator of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions, has announced the acquisition of Vaccon Company, Inc., an innovator in vacuum technology that includes vacuum pumps, vacuum cups, end-of-arm tools, and accessories.

Pat Ormsby, president of Bimba, says, “This acquisition reflects Bimba’s dedication to technology expansion and growth. The addition of Vaccon’s vacuum technology to our distribution channel increases Bimba’s strategic value in our targeted industries, including packaging, automotive, factory automation, and material handling.”

Vaccon, founded in 1972, is headquartered in Medway, MA. The company will continue to operate from its present location under the current management led by Ellen Ferri. “We are excited to be joining Bimba,” she says. “With the help of Bimba’s channel partners and financial strength, Vaccon will be able to expands its offerings of products and technology.”