Irby Acquires Electrical Test Labs of Georgia

JACKSON, Miss. — Sonepar USA has announced that its subsidiary, Irby Company, has acquired of Electrical Test Labs of Georgia, Inc. (ELTG). Located in Lake Park, Georgia, ELTG operates a dielectric test lab and a mobile testing unit that services customers in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. Irby operates three existing test labs located in Fargo, ND, Fort Worth, TX, and West Boylston, MA. Additionally, Irby operates mobile test units across its service territory.

The ELTG team joined Irby effective Monday, September 14, 2015 and will join the rest of Irby’s Tool & Safety division as the largest operator of dielectric testing labs in the United States.

“We’re excited to welcome the team from Electrical Test Labs of Georgia to the Irby team,” stated Brad Slocum, Vice President Operations for Irby Utilities. “Their well-established service culture and operations fit perfectly with our Irby Tool & Safety brand and they are well positioned to serve Irby’s existing utility customer base in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.”

Mike Wigton, President of Irby, added, “With the addition of the ETLG location and team, Irby now has become the leading provider of high voltage gloves, tools and PPE equipment testing solutions to the electrical industry in the country. We are proud of our mission to help keep the workers safe who maintain the power flowing to our homes and businesses.”


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