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Schneider Acquires Viconics Electronics

August 15, 2011
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has acquired the assets and daily operations of Viconics Electronics Inc. of Quebec, Canada.

For 30 years Viconics’ focus has been on factory-programmed, field-configurable, standalone and networked communicating wall-mounted temperature controllers. The products include network-ready solutions using BACnet®, Lontalk®, and Wireless Zigbee® communications, as well as power controls for electric heat, sensors, and controllers for humidity. The products are designed for ease of installation and commissioning, optimized energy savings, and improved occupant comfort.

“At Schneider Electric, we’re focused on providing best-in-class products and complete solutions for managing the world’s energy,” said Michel Ramser, vice president of offer management for the Buildings Business of Schneider Electric. “With the acquisition of Viconics, we’ve added a premier, easy-to-apply, energy-saving, retrofit product line to our portfolio. And for our new customers from Viconics as well as our existing customers, we look forward to leveraging a more complete range of energy management solutions.”

Publication date: 08/15/2011