Red Lion and MB connect line announce 

strategic collaboration

Red Lion Controls and MB connect line GmbH are pleased to announce their strategic collaboration to offer remote and secure connectivity solutions leveraging Red Lion®’s rugged line of industrial automation products.

As connected, or “smart,” technology trends advance, organizations also recognize the opportunity to outfit remote sites with new secure, remote access solutions. Providing connectivity, control and monitoring capabilities for remote sites enables organizations to respond quickly to operational changes and optimize business efficiency. The era of Digitalization also brings a wide array of potential IT security concerns not typically addressed through standard industrial hardware and software.

MB connect line’s highly secured hardware and software solutions for remote control monitoring systems and Red Lion’s modular and rugged Industrial Automation control and monitoring solutions complement each other perfectly. Customers will be enabled to meet the demands of Industrial environments including flexibility to customize features to meet specific site requirements. The solutions and software tools can be integrated securely and directly with proprietary applications.


The remote access technology MB connect line has developed will integrate seamlessly with Red Lion automation technology.
“MB connect line is the logical partner for Red Lion to deliver secure solutions to both the industry and our customers alike in embracing digital transformation. The technologies Red Lion is bringing to market are complimentary and serve as a foundation for implementing secure, remote access solutions at the edge.” said Jack Lee, President of Red Lion. “The strategic partnership supports Red Lion’s vision of secure, easy-to-use edge connectivity solutions.” Lee adds.

“Today more than ever, secure connection of machines and plants for remote maintenance, data collection and cloud connectivity is critical. The outstanding expertise of Red Lion in industrial automation and network technology will help us to push our secure solutions – to offer our customers the best-in-class solution for their digitization projects.” says Siegfried Müller, MB connect line CEO and founder, and he adds “In addition, Red Lion will be a competent partner for our customers in North America.”

About Red Lion Controls

As global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, Red Lion has been delivering innovative solutions for over 47 years. Our automation, Ethernet and cellular M2M technology enables companies worldwide to drive productivity through data visibility. Product brands include Red Lion, N-Tron and Sixnet. With headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, the company has offices across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.

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