Pentair acquires Pigeon Point Systems to expand its Schroff product portfolio for monitoring systems

By combining Pigeon Point Systems products with Pentair's broad range of Schroff products, Pentair will be able to provide an expanded product portfolio, increase presence globally and provide broader technical expertise to serve Pentair customers and their ever increasing needs in embedded computing and reliable system monitoring and control.

WARWICK, RI – Pentair announces the acquisition of Pigeon Point Systems, a producer of high-quality management components, focusing on open modular platforms such as AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA, CompactPCI and VPX. By combining Pigeon Point Systems products with Pentair’s broad range of Schroff products, Pentair will be able to provide an expanded product portfolio, increase presence globally and provide broader technical expertise to serve Pentair customers and their ever increasing needs in embedded computing and reliable system monitoring and control.

“This acquisition expands our position in monitoring and control,” said Volker Haag, VP Global Systems Category and Innovation, Pentair Electronics Protection. “It provides Pentair with several new dynamic product lines for growth and complements Schroff branded chassis and systems.”

Pigeon Point Systems focuses on providing dependable, proven solutions for management controllers and allows customers to concentrate on the value-add aspects of their products. Their deep expertise in open standards ensures compliance and interoperability for their components based on those standards.

Pentair is a leader in providing safe and reliable products designed to protect electronic boards, represented by its well-known Schroff brand. It is well recognized for systems targeting embedded computing like those based on the AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA and CompactPCI standards and has a great history in subracks, cases, cabinets and PCB accessories as well as cooling and power supplies.

Further information is available at www.pentairprotect.com and at www.pigeonpoint.com.

About Pentair Technical Solutions

Pentair Technical Solutions is a global leader of systems and solutions that safeguard industrial controls, electrical components, communications hardware, electronic devices, and electrical heat management systems. Its premier brands Hoffman, Raychem, Schroff and Tracer provide a comprehensive range of standard, modified and custom engineered solutions for the energy, industrial, infrastructure, commercial, communications, medical, security and defense markets.

The Schroff brand contains a broad portfolio of products from printed circuit board (PCB) accessories, such as card retainers, conduction cooled frames, front panels and handles to subracks, cases, backplanes, power supplies, cabinets and pre-assembled chassis for embedded computing systems For more information, visit www.pentairprotect.com

About Pentair plc

Pentair plc (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2014 revenues of $7.0 billion, Pentair employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide.