MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls announced today that it closed an agreement to purchase the EasyIO Building and Energy Management System (BEMS) product line. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, EasyIO has operations in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.

The acquisition will create significant growth opportunities as Johnson Controls leverages the EasyIO products and team in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and APAC building automation markets, as well as the global HVAC and refrigeration markets.

“EasyIO provides a valuable addition to our already robust building automation system portfolio, which includes brands such as Metasys, Facility Explorer, Verasys, and BCPro,” said James Burke, vice president and general manager, BAS, Johnson Controls. “We look forward to bringing our collective customers new building automation products and services that create sustainable solutions.”

Mike Marston, co-owner, EasyIO, called this an exciting move for the company.

“With access to Johnson Controls resources, EasyIO will continue to bring to market even more new, innovative products,” he said.

Johnson Controls has more than 30 years of industry-leading expertise in building automation systems and has driven HVAC controls innovation for more than 130 years. The company provides building automation solutions for complex and light commercial buildings.

EasyIO’s product line includes IP-based and network-ready controllers, HMI products, peripherals, gateways, and modems. The company serves the facility management market, including office buildings, utilities, industrial facilities, hotels, healthcare facilities, retail stores, residences, and educational facilities.

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