Panduit Acquires A/V Solutions Manufacturer Atlona
Based in San Jose, Calif., Atlona designs and develops products for a diverse range of commercial and residential A/V and IT markets worldwide.
TINLEY PARK, Ill. — Panduit Corp., a leading provider of electrical and network infrastructure solutions, has acquired global A/V manufacturer Atlona.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Based in San Jose, Calif., Atlona designs and develops products for a diverse range of commercial and residential A/V and IT markets worldwide, including education, business, government, entertainment and healthcare. The company’s product categories include networked A/V, signal distribution, wireless collaboration and A/V system automation.
Atlona also has offices in Switzerland. The company’s solutions are said to enable system designers, integrators, consultants and installers to simplify installation, minimize maintenance and maximize the versatility of automated control solutions.
“Atlona has been at the forefront in developing cutting-edge A/V technology that embraces the full potential of the convergence of A/V and network infrastructure,” states Dennis Renaud, president and CEO of Panduit. “Their industry-leading solutions complement Panduit’s extensive physical infrastructure portfolio, which will allow us to offer customers a quality end-to-end solution as they move to increasingly complex network infrastructure systems.”
As part of the acquisition, the Atlona team will join Panduit’s Enterprise business group. Atlona will continue to serve its customers from its global headquarters in San Jose for all sales, customer support, and training related inquiries.
“There are strong synergies between our companies including a culture of providing innovative, high-quality, customer-driven products, along with outstanding customer support capabilities,” says Atlona CEO Ilya Khayn. “This partnership will ultimately provide our market channels with a single-source solution and expand our footprint globally.”
Panduit manufacturers physical, electrical, network infrastructure and A/V solutions for enterprise-wide environments, from the data center to the telecom room, from the desktop to the plant floor. The company, based here, operates in 112 global locations.
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