Oxalis acquired by Eaton

Oxalis acquired by Eaton


Oxalis joins Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business

eatonsquareOn 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




Oxalis Security, a division of Stratford upon Avon based Oxalis Group, has secured the first of many orders to supply Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) with explosion protected IP CCTV systems. The order was secured through Oxalis New York office which is headed up by J C Caine, Vice President of Sales.



PREPA owns and operates electric generating and distribution facilities serving all of Puerto Rico, supplying 99 percent of the power consumed on the Island. Dependable generating capacity aggregates approximately 4.4 million kilowatts, and adequately supplies the highly industrialized economy of Puerto Rico.

Oxalis Group was founded in 2009, originally providing portable lighting systems to the defence and aviation industries. We later expanded our focus to other applications and markets for CCTV / video surveillance and thermal imaging technology via the acquisition of VideoMarine combined with extensive product research and development. We have since grown substantially due to increasing demand for end to end telecoms products across a growing number of markets combined with the execution of a series of new product development programs including Oxalis Communications which now manufactures solutions including public address general alarm systems (PA/GA) for harsh environments. Today we are one of the world leaders in the design, manufacture, and marketing of telecommunication systems that protect and safeguard assets, infrastructure and people, internationally as well as domestically



Log in