Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, which is based in Raleigh, has acquired a New York firm that develops network planning and engineering software.

Shaw Power Technologies USA and Shaw Power Technologies International were known also as PTI and had been in business for 34 years.

Siemens said the acquisition would be a boost to its power transmission and distribution service offerings.

Siemens Power: www.usa.siemens.com/energy