Hochiki Corporation Japan Acquires Kentec Electronics Ltd.
August, 21 2012
We are pleased to inform you that on August 10, 2012, Hochiki Corporation Japan, a leading manufacturer of fire detection products, has entered into an agreement to acquire the stock of Kentec Electronics Ltd. The transaction is expected to be completed on October 1, 2012, which then Kentec Electronics will become part of the Hochiki Group of Companies. As part of the Hochiki Group, Kentec Electronics will be run autonomously by the current management and will continue to provide leading fire detection control equipment to the fire detection industry worldwide
Kentec will continue to operate from its main location in Dartford, United Kingdom, which will be largely unaffected by the acquisition. Importantly, Kentec will continue to support its customer’s needs and will continue to work with and support its current sensor partners.
If you have any concerns or questions regarding the change of ownership of Kentec, please contact your local contact for more detail and we will do our best to assist you.