Power Products, LLC Acquires Bergen Industries, Inc.®

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wisconsin – October 13, 2017 – Power Products, LLC announces its acquisition of Bergen Industries, Inc.® (Bergen). Based in Las Vegas NV, Bergen, with a distribution network throughout North America, is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of construction and maintenance lighting and electrical products.

Bergen Industries will become part of Power Products' Electrical Construction and Maintenance Division (ECM). "Bergen is a leader in innovation, product quality, and customer service since its founding in 1973 and is a great addition to our company in support of our strategy to rapidly grow our electrical construction product offerings both organically and through strategic acquisitions," said David Scheer, CEO Power Products, LLC.

Mike Masino, President of the ECM Division, added "The acquisition of Bergen greatly enhances and strengthens our portfolio of brands, which includes Gardner Bender, Sperry Instruments and Calterm. Bergen increases our range of products, tools, and solutions to better service our customers on commercial, residential, and industrial job sites. "

James P. McKay, President of Bergen, commented, "We are very pleased to partner with Power Products as we take Bergen to its next stage of growth. Power Products has the resources and multi-channel access which will allow us to rapidly scale new product development and customer acquisition." Bergen Industries will continue operations in Las Vegas, NV under Mr. McKay's leadership.

About Power Products LLC:
Power Products LLC, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, is a global, diversified electrical products platform with locations in The Netherlands, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and the United States. The Power Products portfolio consists of leading brands for a variety of aftermarket and OEM customer segments in electrical construction and maintenance, recreational marine and specialty vehicles, industrial power, and transportation.

About Electrical Construction & Maintenance Division (ECM), Power Products, LLC:
ECM, with its brands Gardner Bender, Sperry, and Calterm have been supplying electricians, do-it-yourselfers and maintenance technicians with a wide variety of innovative products for over 50 years. Widely stocked and distributed through leading wholesalers, retailers, catalogs and through e-commerce leaders, we deliver innovative, labor-saving products for every electrical job, large or small.

About Bergen Industries, Inc.:
Founded in 1973, Bergen Industries, Inc. manufactures construction and maintenance lighting fixtures as well as other electrical products.

For further information please contact:
David Wiesemann
Vice President of Marketing & Product Management, ECM Division, Power Products LLC. [email protected]
www.powerprodllc.com



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