Electrical Marketing's LiveWire

Legrand to buy Quicktron and C2G

Legrand signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lastar Inc., including its Quiktron and C2G divisions. Quiktron, based in Albia, Iowa, makes copper and fiber-optic cable assemblies for the data communications distribution channel. C2G, Moraine, Ohio, makes cabling and connectivity products for the audio/video and information technology industries. The deal is expected to close in 30 to 60 days. Legrand said the Quiktron and C2G brands would strengthen its position and capabilities in the data communications and A/V channels while simultaneously providing Legrand access to new customer segments. Legrand said the datacom market is moving toward pre-terminated cable assemblies, and the acquisitions will give customers a broader array of custom and pre-terminated copper and fiber cable assemblies.

Discuss this Blog Entry 0

Post new comment
or to use your Electrical Marketing ID
What's Electrical Marketing's LiveWire?

Electrical Marketing's LiveWire brings you breaking news, on-the-fly analysis and running commentary about the electrical products marketing channel


Jim Lucy

Jim Lucy has been wandering through the electrical market for more than 30 years, most of the time as an editor for Electrical Wholesaling, Electrical Marketing newsletter and CEE News. During that...

Doug Chandler

Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them....
Blog Archive