Business Briefs for the Week of Aug. 9, 2010

Digi International, Leviton, Shermco Industries

Digi International

Digi International recently announced a partnership with GroundedPower. Under the partnership, GroundedPower's Interactive Customer Engagement System (iCES) has been fully integrated with the Digi X-Grid to connect consumers’ home energy devices.


Leviton and Coulomb Technologies announced an OEM product and marketing partnership for the electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market. Through the agreement, Leviton’s EVSE product family, including home and public charging stations, will be network-enabled by the ChargePoint Network through an open-interface architecture that provides Leviton customers advanced features similar to all charging stations on the ChargePoint network.

Shermco Industries

Shermco Industries has reached an agreement to acquire Coastal Switchgear & Controls, Inc., a company based in Angleton, Texas, that specializes in shop and field repair, maintenance, and testing of electrical equipment. The acquisition will expand Shermco’s operations, bringing the company’s renowned depth and quality of service to the greater Texas Gulf Coast region, including engineering and rotating apparatus services, ISO 9001:2008 certification and NETA accredited testing services.

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