Company History

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With over 25 years of growth through acquisition and innovation, Legrand in North America is a company of diverse cultures, locations, markets, channels and customers. We continue to develop every day, by way of new business and cross business initiatives as well as fresh thinking and hard work. The following is a look at our historical milestones as well as our future objectives.


Carry on our commitment to continuous innovation to provide for the growth of our company and our partners.


QMotion is acquired to become part of Legrand's North American Building Control Systems (BCS)
Raritan is acquired


Lastar (including Quiktron and C2G) is acquired into Legrand Data Communications (LDC) Division


Legrand, North America passes $1 Billion in sales


NuVo Technologies acquired into Home Systems Division


Middle Atlantic acquired
Electrorack acquired into Legrand Data Communications (LDC) Division


PW Industries acquired, merged into Cablofil (US)
Home Systems Division established


UStec acquired, merged into On-Q


Cablofil (ICM Group) acquired
Legrand Canada established, merging all brands' sales and operations in Vaughan, Ontario
Vantage Controls acquired


On-Q Home acquired, Greyfox merged into On-Q


Electrical Wiring Systems (EWS) Division established


Legrand Holdings SA incorporated in U.S.


John Selldorff joined to lead North America (LNA) Division


Greyfox Systems acquired, became a unit of Pass & Seymour


The group becomes world leader in cable management with the acquisition of The Wiremold Company


Ortronics acquired


Watt Stopper acquired


First establishment in the United States
Pass & Seymour acquired
Slater Electric acquired, merged into Pass & Seymour


Expansion continues beyond Europe (opening of a subsidiary in Brazil)


First establishment outside France (opening of a subsidiary in Belgium)

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