The long predicted on-shoring trend is starting to show in mergers and acquisitions. Accenture will acquire Eclipse Automation. Eclipse provides customized manufacturing automation and robotics solutions from its headquarters in Cambridge. Financial terms of the deal remain undisclosed.
“Technology, data and AI are fundamentally transforming every part of a company,” said Aaron Saint, North America lead for Industry X at Accenture. “This includes engineering and manufacturing, our clients’ next digital frontier. With Eclipse Automation, we will combine advanced automation capabilities with our deep digital expertise. This will position Accenture better than ever to help our clients reimagine their products and how they make them.”