Acquisition advances Leviton's international growth; expands capabilities in the automation technology business
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2014 -- Leviton today announced the acquisition of all shares of ClickOn Technology, a South African manufacturer of automation technology for residential and commercial applications. Leviton has a successful history with ClickOn, using a number of the company's automation solutions to enhance Leviton's Security and Automation product offerings.
As part of the acquisition, Leviton will bring ClickOn's entire product line into the Leviton family of solutions, including ClickOn's revolutionary remote control system that provides convenient, secure and reliable control of any electrical system and appliance from a single remote control.
"As home automation continues as a growth opportunity for Leviton, we are excited to add ClickOn's DIN rail lighting control solutions to our extensive product offering," said Bruno Filio, Vice President of Sales and International Business Development at Leviton. "This acquisition demonstrates Leviton's commitment and understanding of the latest trends. It also provides our worldwide customers with the best technologies and affordable easy-to-use control solutions to meet their needs."
The acquisition of ClickOn Technology continues Leviton's commitment to strategic growth and innovation through acquisitions. Leviton has evolved its business into a global provider of electrical wiring devices, data connectivity solutions and lighting and energy management systems for a variety of end-use markets.
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.
About ClickOn Technology
ClickOn Technology designs, manufactures and distributes a complete range of SABS approved home and building automation products that caters to any automation needs, from the simplest remote control switching requirement to a fully integrated automation system. In-house development, final assembly and testing facilities ensure that high quality is maintained throughout the production process. All ClickOn products are developed and manufactured in Pretoria, South Africa. For more information, visit: http://www.clickon.co.za.