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Southwire Announces Acquisition of ProBuilt Professional Lighting, LLC

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Southwire Announces Acquisition of ProBuilt Professional Lighting, LLC

Addition to further Southwire's commitment to making contractor's lives easier

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CARROLLTON, Ga., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of ProBuilt Professional Lighting, LLC of Mundelein, Ill. – a manufacturer of high-quality, innovative lighting products for industrial and commercial applications.

ProBuilt is widely recognized for designing unique, high-quality lighting solutions used on job sites including the Wobblelight®, Hang-a-light®, flood lighting, utility lighting and several specialty lighting products. Through the Southwire acquisition, the business will relocate to Carrollton, Ga., as a part of the company's Tools and Assembled Products business unit.

"On our journey to accelerate growth, we continue to find innovative ways to expand our product offering and meet the evolving needs of our customers," said Rich Stinson, Southwire's president and CEO. "ProBuilt is a strong addition to our product portfolio and a valuable complement to our business."

ProBuilt is widely recognized for designing unique, high-quality lighting solutions used on job sites including the Wobblelight®, Hang-a-light®, flood lighting, utility lighting and several specialty lighting products.

"As a business group, our mission is to make contractor's lives easier," said Norman Adkins, EVP and president of Southwire's Construction Systems & Solutions group. "The acquisition of ProBuilt strengthens this commitment, and we are pleased to add these products to our growing suite of contractor solutions."

The acquisition of ProBuilt Lighting is an asset purchase. The business will relocate to Carrollton, Ga., as a part of the company's Tools and Assembled Products business unit.  

"ProBuilt, with its focus on job site lighting, is a great addition to our lighting product line, and the rest of our Tools and Assembled Products," said Brandon Moss, Southwire's SVP and president of Tools and Assembled Products. "We are excited to add ProBuilt to our product line and look forward to better serving our customers with an expanded offering of lighting solutions through this acquisition."

For more information on ProBuilt Professional Lighting, visit probuiltlighting.com

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers and an emerging influence in the industrial electrical space. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. For more on Southwire's products, its community involvement and its vision of sustainability, visit www.southwire.com.

© 2018 Southwire Company, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Contact: Ashley Bush
Director, Media and Community Relations
Phone: (770) 832-4577
ashley.bush@southwire.com

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