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Robe Lighting agrees to buy Avolites

The acquisition of the UK-based lighting and video control specialist is an important part of Robe's strategic future growth plan, the company said

Lighting manufacturer Robe Lighting has agreed to acquire Avolites, the UK-based specialist in the design and manufacture of lighting and video control products. Robe has announced that the agreement was reached in the UK yesterday.

This is a great acquisition for Robe”, stated Josef Valchar, CEO of Robe lighting. “Avolites has always been at the pinnacle of lighting control with products that complement our lighting fixtures; this will add significant value to sales made throughout the global distribution networks of both companies.”

Robe said that the acquisition of the Avolites business is an important part of its strategic future growth plan, and that Avolites will remain based in the UK and will continue under the existing leadership team.

“The Avolites leadership team wanted to ensure the best outcome for our employees, customers, suppliers and the brand,” said Avolites MD Paul Wong. “Robe is an ideal home that will enable us to achieve just that, whilst maintaining our core values.  Robe is a great fit for everyone associated with Avolites.” 

More information regarding the acquisition is expected to be released in the coming weeks.