Power Products, LLC, Menomonee Falls, WI, has acquired King Innovation, a manufacturer of construction grade products for the irrigation, electrical, gas utility and landscape lighting markets. King Innovation will become part of Power Products’ Electrical Construction and Maintenance (ECM) Division, which includes the brands Gardner Bender, Sperry Instruments, Bergen Industries and Calterm. King Innovation makes DryConn waterproof and dry location connectors and other products for the contractor and DIY markets.
“The acquisition of King provides us with a broad offering of innovative and proprietary products and supports our strategic initiative to grow rapidly in the electrical channel and expand into adjacent channels. We are very excited to welcome King’s management and employees to the Power Products family,” said David Scheer, CEO Power Products.
King Innovation will continue to operate its R&D, manufacturing, and all customer support functions from its headquarters in O’Fallon under the direction of Frank Vlasaty, president.
“The acquisition of King … creates a unique strategic platform for our distributor, retailer, and catalog partners,” Mike Masino, president of the ECM Division, said. “Furthermore, King’s industry leading range of products expands our electrical category providing further value to our end-user customers in the commercial, residential, and industrial markets. ”