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Legrand S.A.
Type Public (Euronext: LR)
Founded 1926[1]
Headquarters Limoges, France
Key people Gilles Schnepp (Chairman of the board and CEO)
Industry Electrical equipment
Products Switches, electrical connectors and other circuit components, circuit breakers, electrical cabinets, conduits and other cable management products
Revenue 4.202 billion (2008)[2]
Operating income €642.8 million (2008)[2]
Profit €349.9 million (2008)[2]
Employees 34,800 (2008)[2]
Website www.legrandgroup.com

Legrand is a French company that produces equipment for electrical installations and information networks. It sells these products for use in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. Over the years, the company has expanded its business by acquiring companies in over 60 countries.[3]

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Company History[4]

  • 1998 - Purchases Ortronics (US) [5]
  • 2000 - Bought Wiremold (US) [6]
  • 2005 - Acquires On-Q Technologies [7] and Cablofil (ICM Group - US)[8]
  • 2006 - Buys Vantage Controls (US)[9]

Sources

  • The Manufacturer [9]
  • Financial Times [10]

References

  1. ^ [1], Funding Universe
  2. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2008" (PDF). Legrand. http://www.legrandelectric.com/en/en/liblocal/Finance/publications_financieres_2009/resultats_annuels_2008/RA_LEGRAND_GB_250309.pdf. Retrieved 2009-12-19.  
  3. ^ [2], Reuters
  4. ^ [3], Legrand History, Funding Universe
  5. ^ [4], Ortronics Company History
  6. ^ [5], Answers.com
  7. ^ [6], On-Q Company History
  8. ^ [7], Ortronics
  9. ^ [8], High Beam Research

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