Ortronics/Legrand assumes control of Homaco

May 18, 2005 - The Chicago-based Homaco makes equipment racks, cross connect systems, terminal blocks, floor frames and more.

Ortronics/Legrand announced today that it will assume operational control of Homaco, a manufacturer of telecommunications products.

Homaco's products include equipment racks, cross connect systems, terminal blocks, floor frames, wall modules, and cable runway. Homaco, based in Chicago, IL, was formerly a business unit of Wiremold/Legrand, based in West Hartford, CT, a sister company of Ortronics/Legrand within Legrand North America.

Homaco TR and Building Entrance products, which include equipment racks and accessories, equipment wall racks, cable management, cable runway, pre-terminated assemblies, quick connect frames, and wall modules will be sold through Ortronics/Legrand existing sales and distribution channels. Homaco's customer support team will continue to service the products from the Chicago office.

"Homaco offers a unique set of products designed specifically for telecommunications and service provider applications. This is an excellent opportunity for Ortronics to expand our physical support product line and offer a broader range of options to our customers," states Lars Larsen, physical support product manager for Ortronics/Legrand.

Ortronics/Legrand, based in New London, CT, manufactures Category 5e, Category 6, optical fiber, wireless and residential/MDU high performance, high capacity structured cabling. For more information visit www.ortronics.com.

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