CP Electronics Acquired by Legrand Electric

May 25, 2016, 11:43 ET from Legrand

BIRMINGHAM, England, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Creation of a new Energy Controls Business Unit in the UK    

Having completed earlier this month, the acquisition of Jontek a specialist provider of software platforms for assisted living call centres, Legrand Electric Limited is pleased to announce that it has today acquired CP Electronics Limited, the UK leader in energy efficient lighting controls.

Solutions from CP Electronics are complementary to Legrand's offer in the commercial segment, where the company has leading positions in workstation solutions and in cable management systems.

More generally, CP Electronics will boost Legrand's international presence in energy efficient lighting control, a market driven by new building regulations and increased demand for energy saving solutions and where Legrand already commands leading positions, namely in the United States thanks to its Wattstopper brand.

London based CP Electronics employs 180 people.

CP Electronics will form part of a newly created energy controls business unit, run by CP Electronics management team reporting to Tony Greig, CEO Legrand Electric.  

About Legrand

Legrand (http://www.legrand.co.uk) is the world's largest specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, with products ranging from circuit breakers and wiring devices to cable management systems, home automation, assisted living and work station solutions. With a presence in over 90 countries and close to 50 brands worldwide, Legrand achieved sales of more than € 4.8 billion in 2015.

About CP Electronics Ltd

CP Ltd (http://www.cpelectronics.co.uk) has been at the forefront of energy controls for over 40 years and has gained a solid reputation for excellence in product and service. A sustained drive to innovate has underpinned its rapid growth.

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