Schneider Electric announces acquisition of MWPowerlab

6 February 2017

Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, announced the acquisition of MWPowerlab s.r.l., a software company with 3D real-time technology. This acquisition adds advanced Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technology to Schneider Electric’s industrial software portfolio. This technology can enhance the Schneider Electric Enterprise Asset Performance Management platform.

Schneider Electric and MWPowerlab have a long history of delivering Operator Training and Simulation solutions that increase safety standards, improve labor effectiveness and increase asset performance on a global scale. This relationship is expected to continue post-acquisition, with the MWPowerlab team bringing domain expertise to Schneider Electric to drive continued innovation and digitization of the entire value chain.