Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Aug 14, 2019

EIN NSI Bridgeport 400NSI Industries has announced the acquisition of electrical products manufacturer Bridgeport Fittings, a Stratford, Connecticut based American-made manufacturer of electrical fittings for cable and conduit installations. The acquisition supplements NSI’s strong organic growth and its ability to penetrate important vertical industries and markets, while offering a broad product, service and solution portfolios serving the electrical marketplace.

Bridgeport Fittings manufactures electrical fittings including couplings, conduit bodies, transition fittings, bushings, solar connectors and more. Its portfolio includes over 2,500 products and 172 patents. The company’s products service the healthcare, hospitality, educational, commercial, retail, light industrial, residential and renewable energy industries.

Founded in 1925, Bridgeport’s proven success and sustained longevity is driven from its technical expertise; advanced manufacturing and inspection techniques; and its unwavering commitment to product innovation.

Del Auray, chief executive officer and co-owner, commented, “We have completely modernized the plant in recent years, making a significant investment in new machinery and equipment. We are thrilled that NSI recognizes the formidable strategic value and we are confident NSI will continue to invest and innovate.”

Bridgeport Fittings employs approximately 200 people and will continue to operate out of Stratford. In the coming weeks and months, NSI will evaluate and work with distributor and channel selling partners to help guide how to best integrate Bridgeport with NSI to maximize operational synergies.

NSI’s acquisition of Bridgeport and the recent acquisition of Platinum Tools in March of this year, provides them with exceptional growth opportunities, greater customer service capabilities and an expanded North American footprint.

For additional information about NSI’s and Bridgeport’s product solutions, visit www.nsiindustries.com and www.bptfittings.com.

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