Comelit Group acquires PAC GDX
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Comelit Group UK, a manufacturer of access control and door entry solutions, has announced its acquisition of PAC GDX.
Under the newly formed and re-branded Comelit-PAC company, the acquisition of PAC GDX by the Italian owned security and fire safety specialist will enable the company to offer total integrated solutions, inclusive of networked access control systems together with door entry, CCTV, home automation, intruder alarm and fire detection systems.
Led in the UK by Managing Director, Francesca Boeris, Comelit-PAC will benefit from the best technologies, technical development and economies of scale to focus on product development, manufacturing and specification for the residential, education and commercial sectors.
Says Francesca: “This is an exciting time for Comelit together with PAC GDX. Combined, we want to provide our installers and commercial partners with a complete solution for everything related to the low voltage package. From video door entry systems to CCTV to fire detection systems, from anti-intrusion to home automation and now networked access control. Moreover, everything can be integrated together.
“PAC GDX is known for its impressive market presence and a very experienced team. Together we are stronger and current partners in the market will benefit from our heavy investment in areas such as research and development, an enhanced service offering and increased support in delivering innovative new products. The plan for us is to continue its great work and support and further develop existing routes to market as well as discover new opportunities for security and fire safety.”
Further investment into a new, modern 12,500 sq ft Manchester office, which will be the new home for the PAC GDX division, complementing Comelit-Pac’s office, state-of-the-art training facilities and warehousing in Luton.
Steve Riley, Comelit-PAC’s newly appointed Business Division Director added: “We know how strong Comelit’s current offering is and we’re excited about the synergies of combining forces. Comelit-PAC presents an all-encompassing solution, enabling our team to work with customer’s right from initial design and specification through to project completion, utilising a complete smart product portfolio. We are looking forward to the opportunities for our customers, new and existing and market as a whole with our new proposition.”
Justin Hawkesford, Operations Director, adds: “Anyone who turns to Comelit-PAC can speak to a product specialist and create their own standalone or integrated system in security and fire safety, with confidence in our already established focus on reliability, scalability, futureproof technology and design.”