nVent Acquires Assets of WBT

LONDON — nVent Electric plc announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of WBT LLC, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cable tray, a business that will become part of nVent’s Electrical & Fastening Solutions (EFS) segment, marketed as part of the nVent CADDY product line.

An innovative and customer-focused business, Centralia, Illinois-based WBT manufactures high-quality cable tray and has approximately 40 employees supporting manufacturing in Centralia and Chandler, Arizona.

“WBT’s unique and labor-saving cable tray product line is the perfect complement to our nVent CADDY j-hooks and fasteners, allowing us to offer customers a one-stop solution for cable management and pathways for DNS as well as commercial and industrial applications,” said Robert van der Kolk, President of nVent’s EFS business.

Joe Ruzynski, President of nVent’s Enclosures business added, “Taking this one step further, we can offer customers even greater value by combining nVent CADDY fastening products and WBT cable tray with our nVent HOFFMAN liquid cooling enclosures – a truly differentiated, One nVent solution for DNS.”


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