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Legrand Announces New Networking Cables and Accessories

By exceeding the strictest industry standards, Legrand’s new Cat 5e, Cat 6, and Cat 6a patch cables, jumper cables, jacks, and patch panels form the most reliable networking infrastructure for the residential custom installation market

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 19, 2013 – Legrand, the leader in connected home systems, today announced an expansion of its comprehensive line of networking solutions, including an extensive selection of advanced Cat 5e, Cat 6, and Cat 6a cables and accessories, all designed and manufactured to specifications exceeding the industry’s highest testing standards

“At Legrand, we consistently provide reliable networking products focused on performance and ease of installation,” said Fritz Werder, VP and General Manager, Legrand Home Systems Division. “This is increasingly important with the latest demands in entertainment networking. These new products, along with our ongoing service, training and support, will help our dealers meet their customers’ ever-evolving needs.”

Totaling 23 new SKUs in all, these new accessories demonstrate Legrand’s unshakable commitment to providing installers with the most reliable, flexible networking and telecommunications infrastructure.

At the center of the new lineup of networking products and accessories aimed at the custom installation market is a broad range of new Cat 6 patch cables, all of which pass the most stringent testing standards, end to end—including their connectors—a claim that many competitors cannot make. Four new blue Cat 6 patch cables will debut, at lengths ranging from 7 to 50 feet, along with four grey Cat 6a jumper cables, also available at lengths of 7, 14, 25, and 50 feet.

In addition, Legrand will offer eleven new Cat 6a A/B keystone jacks, in a variety of colors including blue, ivory, black, green, grey, light almond, brown, orange, red, yellow, and white. Four new patch panels will also join the lineup, with 1U and 2U rack mounted models, each available in Cat 5e or Cat 6 varieties.

About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of $5.8 billion in 2011.  Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).

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Media Contacts:

Meredith Miller, MarketSpace Communications

(724) 778-9933


Terry Kraft, Legrand Home Systems Division

(717) 546-5406