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Legrand Expands Data Center Capabilities with Electrorack Acquisition

Jan. 10, 2011
Legrand, North America, West Hartford. Conn., has acquired Electrorack Products Co., Anaheim, Calif., a specialist in cabinets, power and cooling solutions. Electrorack is a player in the fast-growing data center market, where demand for cabinets and ...

Legrand, North America, West Hartford. Conn., has acquired Electrorack Products Co., Anaheim, Calif., a specialist in cabinets, power and cooling solutions. Electrorack is a player in the fast-growing data center market, where demand for cabinets and accessories in data centers, broadcast and broadband, industrial and military/aerospace/shipboard markets is expected to expand by 10% annually in the United States over the next few years, according to a Legrand press release.

The acquisition will become part of Legrand's Data Communications division, and Legrand plans to make Electrorack a center of excellence for manufacturing and engineering of cabinets, cooling and power products,. The Electrorack management team will remain in place and report directly to Mark Panico, president of the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America.