SYCAMORE, IL, April 10, 2006 -- IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. announced today that effective April 6, 2006 it has expanded its presence in the test and measurement market by acquiring Casella Measurement Ltd.
Based in Bedford, UK, Casella Measurement Ltd employs 130 staff members and comprises Casella CEL, a leading manufacturer of health and safety monitoring products; Casella ETi, a leading supplier of Air Quality systems and services; Monitor Europe, manufacturer of ambient gas analyzers; Darwin Hire; Casella USA; and Casella Espana.
There is no restructuring arising from the acquisition and all businesses will continue to trade as normal and are operationally unaffected by the change in ownership.
This is the fourth acquisition in the test and measurement area for IDEAL in the last five years and its third in Europe during the same period.
For more information, contact Ideal Industries, Inc., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705, Fax: 1-800-533-4483. On the web, www.idealindustries.com.
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies meeting the needs of installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.
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