Myers Emergency Power Systems (Myers EPS), a leading designer and manufacturer of backup power solutions, today announced the acquisition of Low Voltage Systems, LLC (LVS). Headquarters in San Leandro, California, LVS is a family-owned manufacturer of commercial lighting solutions with a leading position in the rapidly growing emergency lighting control and mini inverter segments of the industry. Leon Hermans, the president and majority owner of LVS, will retain an investment in the business and will continue to support the company’s future growth and profitability as a senior member of the combined management team.
“LVS is a great addition to Myers EPS as its lighting control products complement our inverter systems,” said John Daly, chief executive officer, Myers EPS. “LVS’ leadership will add depth to the management team.”
LVS represents an opportunity for Myers EPS to partner with the leading provider of emergency lighting controls, expanding Myers EPS’ product offering to include both emergency backup power solutions and the lighting controls for these solutions.
“Myers EPS’ customer-centric culture and commitment to technical excellence are a natural fit for LVS. We look forward to partnering with John Daly and the rest of the Myers EPS team to grow the combined business together,” said Leon Hermans, president, LVS.
Emergency lighting is required by codes in all commercial buildings to enable safe egress in the event of a power disruption and emergency lighting controls engage when the disruption in power is sensed. These controls override energy efficiency functionalities in the event of an emergency to ensure minimum illumination requirements are maintained and must have the capability to integrate with the overall “smart building” ecosystem. Due to their critical nature during power crises and the increase of smart buildings, emergency lighting controls are growing rapidly and heavily regulated. LVS is a leader, innovator and technical expert in this field, offering a wide range of high-quality products across all three classes of controls, a patented self-testing feature and excellent customer service.