Harbour Group Acquires Cattron--previously the wireless connectivity and control solutions division of Laird Technologies

 

Harbour Group Acquires Cattron

Mar 06, 2019, 13:32 ET

ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cattron Holdings Inc., its subsidiaries and certain of its affiliates (collectively, "Cattron") is now part of the Harbour Group family of companies, Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, announced today. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Cattron is a leading manufacturer of wireless control solutions for safety and mission-critical applications. Since 1946, Cattron has designed, manufactured, and supplied controls that are well recognized and respected in both the rail and industrial markets. Cattron's product portfolio includes complementary machine and operator controls. The company, which had been the Wireless Automation & Controls Solution business of Laird Ltd., is based in Warren, Ohio.

"Cattron serves its customers with highly engineered control products and customized offerings, which provide strong brand recognition, especially in safety and reliability," said Mr. Fox. "We are pleased to welcome Cattron to the Harbour Group family and will be supporting their growth efforts with all of Harbour Group's resources."

Ryan Wooten, Cattron CEO, added: "Cattron has been successful in establishing itself as an industry leader by offering its customers differentiated, superior products in our core endmarkets. In partnering with Harbour Group, we believe we can accelerate our growth as we expand into new product categories and geographies. We look forward to working with the Harbour Group team and are excited about the future of our company and our products."

 

About Harbour Group
Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations focused company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Harbour Group's companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution across diverse industries including fence and gate hardware systems, interior wallcoverings and fabrics, LED lighting, flow control, scientific products and lab ware, thermal management solutions, flow and energy measurement, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, niche distribution, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment. Since its founding in 1976, Harbour Group has acquired 205 companies in 44 different industries.