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By RS Staff August 6,2014
has acquired all shares of ClickOn Technology
, a South African manufacturer of automation technology for residential and commercial applications. Leviton has a successful history with ClickOn, using a number of the company's automation solutions to enhance Leviton's security and automation product offerings.
As part of the acquisition, Leviton will bring ClickOn's entire product line into the Leviton family of solutions, including ClickOn's revolutionary remote control system that provides convenient, secure, and reliable control of any electrical system and appliance from a single remote control.
"As home automation continues as a growth opportunity for Leviton, we are excited to add ClickOn's DIN rail lighting control solutions to our extensive product offering," said Bruno Filio, vice president of sales and international business development at Leviton. "This acquisition demonstrates Leviton's commitment and understanding of the latest trends. It also provides our worldwide customers with the best technologies and affordable easy-to-use control solutions to meet their needs."
The acquisition of ClickOn Technology continues Leviton's commitment to strategic growth and innovation through acquisitions. Leviton has evolved its business into a global provider of electrical wiring devices, data connectivity solutions and lighting and energy management systems for a variety of end-use markets.