Philips Boosts Presence In Emergency Lighting Sector with Purchase Of Bodine

Royal Philips Electronics has acquired The Bodine Co., a Collierville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of emergency ballasts. The transaction is completed. No further financial details were disclosed.

Bodine will be fully integrated as a business unit within Philips Lighting, but their commercial activities will continue to be operated under the Bodine structure. Bodine’s revenue totaled $30 million in 2005.

“This acquisition positions Philips very favourably in the niche emergency b

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