Signature Limited Has Purchased Metrolight Partner, John Wilkinson Limited, In Its Most Recent AcquisitionNov. 14, 2010
The acquisition will improve Signature’s sales and distribution network in the South of England, strengthening both companies and enhancing Signatures product ranges throughout the UK.
John Wilkinson Ltd has been established 38 years and the new acquisition will provide John Wilkinson with a national marketing and distribution network that can be leveraged particularly for the Metrolight electronic ballasts for which John Wilkinson holds the sole distribution rights in the U.K. for street lighting applications. The partnership created between Signature and Metrolight through the acquisition of John Wilkinson enables Signature to offer Metrolight's field proven, high power HID (High Intensity Discharge) energy efficient lighting solutions to the street lighting market throughout the United Kingdom.
Robin Land, Managing Director of Signature Ltd said: “With the addition of the Metrolight products to the current Signature range of low energy solutions, Signature is now in a position to offer the client energy savings solutions for all items of street lighting, which could represent up to 50% savings to the client”
Signature will ensure that any necessary investments in John Wilkinson will ensure that it reaches its full potential over the coming years and will complement the recent acquisition of The Post & Column Company.
Signature’s sophisticated research, design and manufacturing facility is able to provide customers with first-class road sign systems and traffic management products to ultimately make our roads safer. Combining well over 170 years’ experience, through many strategic acquisitions, the services they provide include, full project management, consultancy, product design and supply and installation.
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Signatures extensive product portfolio ranges from bollards, signlights, pedestrian equipment, signs, signals and interactive signs, to airfield signals, bus shelters and subway lighting. More information can be found at www.signatureltd.com