Thursday, November 03, 2011
The Mircom Group of Companies Acquires Murray Electronics Inc.
VAUGHAN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2011) - The Mircom Group of Companies ("Mircom") is pleased to announce that it has acquired Murray Electronics Incorporated. ("Murray Electronics"), located in Ottawa, Ontario, effective August 31, 2011.
Established in 1976 and incorporated in 1984, Murray Electronics is a major distributor and service provider of fire alarms, nurse call, school intercom, Public Address (PA) & card access, Close Circuit Television (CCTV), electronic scoreboard, low voltage & lighting control, emergency lighting and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) products and systems. Its diverse customer base includes federal and provincial governments, the City of Ottawa, the RCMP, as well as a host of school boards, electrical contractors, fire alarm service companies, property managers, lighting control manufacturers and medical & detention institutions.
"Our acquisition of Murray Electronics expands Mircom's footprint into Ottawa, a key Canadian market, and heightens our brand profile in the region," states Mark Falbo, Executive Vice President at Mircom Group of Companies. "This move advances our growth strategy as a leading provider of fire, life safety and communications solutions in North America," Mr. Falbo added.
"We are delighted to be joining the Mircom family," stated Rick Scrivens, President and Owner of Murray Electronics. "Having worked with them as their distributor for more than 20 years, we are very familiar with the breadth of products and resources they can offer our customers," Mr. Scrivens explained. Murray Electronics becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mircom as one of its Engineering Systems branch offices, managed by Mr. Scrivens.
About The Mircom Group of Companies
The Mircom Group of Companies ("Mircom") is the largest independent manufacturer and distributor of Fire Alarm & Detection and Building Communications & Security products in North America. Mircom offers a full range of advanced, industry-class life safety solutions tailored to meet the specification demands of any commercial, industrial or multi-unit residential building or complex. Mircom's products are sold under the Mircom™, Secutron™ and Summit™ brands in more than 50 countries worldwide. Mircom's customers are supported by a dedicated network of Mircom ES™ sales and service branch offices spanning Canada, the USA and international markets. Established in 1991 with a rich history dating back to the 1960's, the Mircom Group of Companies are ISO 9001:2008 certified.