LEGRAND COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF UNIVERSAL ELECTRIC CORPORATION

INDUSTRY NEWS: posted 4 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE:  WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut, United States – Legrand, North & Central America (LNCA), has announced it has finalised its acquisition of Universal Electric Corporation (UEC).

UEC is a global leader in the development of flexible, customisable power distribution systems and manufacturer of the STARLINE and U-S Safety Trolley suites of products.

UEC immediately becomes part of LNCA’s Data, Power and Control division along with several other premium, best-of-breed brands: Server Technology, Raritan, AFCO, Electrorack and Ortronics.

“Legrand has enjoyed significant growth in the data centre market by focusing on best-of-breed product offerings,” said John Selldorff, President and CEO of Legrand, North and Central America.

“As a global leader in customizable power solutions, Universal Electric Corporation’s award-winning products have revolutionised electrical power distributing in data centres, and perfectly complement our other brands in this business.”

Founded in 1924, UEC has been providing innovative electrical power solutions for the data centre, retail, health care, higher education and industrial markets across the U.S. and around the world. 

About Universal Electric Corporation:  Universal Electric Corporation, a pioneer in electrical power distribution since 1924, is a world leader in the development of customisable power distribution systems. Industry innovators for more than 95 years, the company’s premium, flexible products are designed to fit the electrical power needs of any business in any industry. One of the only companies dedicated exclusively to flexible power distribution products, Universal Electric Corporation’s award-winning Starline and U-S Safety Trolley products have revolutionised electrical power distribution in data centres, industrial manufacturing facilities, retail chains and grocery stores worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.uecorp.com or contact Mathew George on +44 (0) 7411 697544 / mgeorge@uecorp.com

Source:  https://www.legrand.us/aboutus/press-room/news/legrand-finalizes-acquisition-of-uec.aspx

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