Unipower Acquires C&D’s Integrated Power Systems Business
Unipower, LLC today announces the acquisition of C&D's Integrated Power Systems business (IPS), located in Dunlap, Tennessee. IPS specializes in dc power systems for telecommunications and utilities. The acquisition reinforces Unipower's drive into the dc power systems market and significantly expands the company's product line, customer base and systems capabilities. This transaction will aid in Unipower's goal of becoming a world-class provider of components, systems and services in the power systems market.
The IPS facility will operate as the center of excellence for Unipower's dc power systems and customers will have the products of both companies available, as well as C&D batteries. Unipower will continue to work with all IPS sales representatives and value added resellers, to ensure that they become well versed on the expanded product line and the company's overall capabilities.
"IPS has a great reputation for outstanding customer service and product quality. We will build on this foundation as we serve the customer base with an expanded product and services offering," said John Heindel, CEO of Unipower. He went on to say, "Unipower is striving to become a leader in the provision of high quality products, systems and services for all customers in the dc power market. C&D has built a solid reputation of serving customers in the utility and telecom markets and we plan on expanding that reach with enhanced product and service capabilities. Additionally, we will continue to offer C&D battery products for a complete power system."
Christian Rheault, C&D CEO commented, "We are delighted to pass on our expertise in the dc power electronics Industry to a market focused company like Unipower. We believe customers will benefit greatly by having a supplier that focuses on this important area, while C&D concentrates on the critical battery markets. We know that our mutual customers will benefit by our two companies focusing on our respective core competencies and we look forward to working with Unipower in the future to help make that happen."