Robe Lighting Acquires Avolites
Robe Lighting, a Roznov, Czech Republic-based lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Avolites, a manufacturer of lighting & video control products. The agreement was reached in the U.K. yesterday.
“The Avolites Leadership team wanted to ensure the best outcome for our employees, customers, suppliers and the brand,” said Avolites MD Paul Wong, “Robe is an ideal home that will enable us to achieve just that, whilst maintaining our core values. Robe is a great fit for everyone associated with Avolites. Robe has a wealth of resources that will aid Avolites to accelerate its ambitious innovation and product development programs.”
“This is a great acquisition for Robe,” said Josef Valchar, CEO Robe Lighting s.r.o., “Avolites has always been at the pinnacle of lighting control, with products that complement our lighting fixtures; this will add significant value to sales made throughout both companies global distribution networks.”
Robe said the acquisition of the Avolites business forms an important part of the strategic growth plan for the Robe business. Avolites will remain based in the U.K. and under the existing leadership team.