Oxalis acquired by Eaton
Oxalis joins Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business
On 13th January 2015, power management company Eaton announced it had acquired Oxalis Group Ltd. Headquartered in Stratford-upon-
Avon, United Kingdom. Oxalis joins Eaton as part of its Hazardous Area Communications business unit within the Crouse-Hinds division, complementing its extensive range of Explosion-proof signalling, communication and surveillance systems and products.
“The acquisition of Oxalis is in line with our long-term strategy to continue to offer innovative solutions,” said Thomas S. Gross, Eaton vice chairman and chief operating officer, Electrical Sector. “The company’s growth potential, technology leadership, strong management team and complementary product portfolio make it a strategic fit within Eaton’s hazardous area communications solutions.”
“This transaction adds important hazardous area communications capabilities while expanding our closed-circuit camera station offerings,” said Bill VanLandingham, president, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business, Electrical Sector. “Adding Oxalis’ market-leading technology to the Eaton portfolio enables us to efficiently enhance and expand our onshore compliant systems.”
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.