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P&S Commercial Products are Ideal for Federal Stimulus Projects

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 27, 2009) – Legrand/Pass & Seymour, a leading manufacturer of electrical wiring devices and home systems, is ready to help electrical contractors win Federal Stimulus projects with its line of trade-agreement-compliant commercial and industrial products. 

With an estimated $52 billion earmarked for electrical-related construction spending in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, known as the economic stimulus program, ensuring the availability of trade-agreement-compliant devices is crucial.

As shown in Legrand/Pass & Seymour’s new Commercial & Industrial Products brochure, the company’s broad range of quality product solutions and ability to meet the provisions of the Buy American Act make Legrand/Pass & Seymour products a preferred choice for government projects.

“With government stimulus spending driving new development, competition will be intense, especially in the fields of education, government, and healthcare,” said Scott Bausch, commercial and industrial product marketing manager at Legrand/Pass & Seymour. “We have a diverse, comprehensive commercial and industrial product offering in receptacles, switches, plates, plugs and connectors.  Pass & Seymour is positioned to meet the criteria for trade-agreement requirements related to stimulus spending.”

Legrand/Pass & Seymour Commercial and Industrial Grade products are designed to offer consistent performance under constant hard use and harsh physical conditions, suitable for healthcare facilities, offices, institutions, entertainment venues and more. They install quickly and easily, allowing more jobs to be completed faster, for better productivity and profitability.  

For more information on trade agreement-compliant products, contact your Legrand/Pass & Seymour representative .

Legrand/Pass & Seymour is a leading provider of electrical wiring devices, home systems and accessories in North America. For more information, call 1-800- 776-4035 or visit

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About The Legrand Group

Legrand is the global leader in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks where people live and work. Employing over 30,000 people worldwide, Legrand reported net sales exceeding $5.8 billion in 2008. The company holds over 5,000 active patents, with nearly 170,000 catalog items divided into 95 product families. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of products that includes Cablofil, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is actively expanding its market divisions that include Electrical Wiring Systems, Home Systems, Lighting Controls and Commercial Datacom. Committed to providing a steady flow of innovative new products with high added value, Legrand invests 4-5% of sales in R&D. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for suppliers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth.  Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120, FTSE4Good and MSCI World (ISIN code FR0010307819).