Beijer Electronics acquires the software company Smart HMI


Beijer Electronics, part of the BEIJER GROUP, has today agreed to acquire 100% of the German company Smart HMI GmbH based in Meerbusch, a company specializing in web technology-based visualization software. Smart HMI's software platform WebIQ is the future-oriented web-based visualization platform with comprehensive features for creating industrial web HMIs. 

"By acquiring Smart HMI, we expand our digitalization and visualization capabilities for our prioritized segments. Platform-independent web-based technologies are increasingly in demand and an important part of Beijer Electronics’ product strategy. We are excited about Smart HMI's know-how and technologies, which complement and integrate well with our existing offering and our future product roadmap," says Axel Gustafson, Vice President Product Management at Beijer Electronics. 

“Our team is looking forward to joining Beijer Electronics and the BEIJER GROUP. Having Beijer Electronics' worldwide sales organization will enable us to grow together, and our combined competences will create a stronger offering for the industrial automation and IIoT markets" says Egbert Gunia, founder of Smart HMI GmbH. 

“We are pleased to announce this strategic acquisition of Smart HMI and their technical platform WebIQ. We have cooperated with the company for some time already and the addition of this technology to our offering represents a significant growth potential for Beijer Electronics going forward” says Jenny Sjödahl, President and CEO of BEIJER GROUP.

The acquisition is expected to close as of April 2023.  

Learn more about WebIQ software here.