Leviton acquires commercial lighting control systems provider Quantran Systems

Jan. 31, 2011
Acquisition to expand Leviton's lighting control systems business in European, Far East and Middle East markets.

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Leviton, a provider of electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management systems, revenue grade metering and commercial data networking platforms, announced the acquisition of Quantran Systems Limited, a UK-based supplier of commercial lighting control systems. Combined with its existing worldwide distribution and sales channels, Leviton says the acquisition will allow it to offer its customers a broader line of lighting control solutions to meet international market requirements.

As a complementary strategic addition to Leviton's current lighting systems line, the Quantran systems are billed as easy to install, simple to program and easily integrated with third-party audio/video, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), building management systems (BMS), fire alarm and curtain control systems. A focus on product innovation, technology, reliability and quality has made Quantran a market leader in the area of dimming and lighting controls worldwide, contends Leviton.

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"The acquisition of Quantran Systems Limited represents a significant milestone in the expansion of Leviton's global footprint," commented Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton's chief operating officer. "Together, Leviton and Quantran provide complete solutions for international needs in lighting controls and energy management solutions worldwide. With two such long established brands joining forces, customers can have confidence in the reliability and support that they expect from Leviton."

"With the strength of our products in European, Far East and Middle East markets, Leviton can now offer its customers integrated lighting control solutions worldwide, " added Stanley Giddings, Quantran co-founder and international sales and marketing director.

For more information, visit www.quantran.com and www.leviton.com.

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