Cooper Acquires LED and Lighting Controls Businesses

Cooper Industries, Houston, has acquired Illinois-based io Lighting, a dedicated light-emitting diode (LED) lighting fixture company, and Vermont-based Powerline Communications Inc. (PCI), a manufacturer of digital lighting control panels. The combined purchase price is $22 million.

“These acquisitions signal Cooper’s ongoing commitments to build upon our existing portfolio of energy-efficient product lines and to add additional technology into the portfolio,” said Cooper Industries C

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