Delta Electronics has signed a deal to acquire Amerlux LLC, a U.S.-based business that develops IoT-based Green Solutions for Smart Buildings and Cities. As a part of the acquisition, Delta Electronics will also gain control of 100% of Amerlux’s interests the company also provides LED architectural lighting solutions.
Amerlux’s purchase by Delta Electronics benefits the latter’s customers by a broader portfolio of IoT-enabled smart green solutions such as –
- Building automation
- Energy management
- Industrial LED lighting
- Indoor environmental quality systems
“We are excited to welcome Amerlux into the Delta family and eagerly anticipate new synergies and opportunities as we integrate Amerlux’s portfolio,” said Mr. Ping Cheng, Delta’s Chief Executive Officer.” Amerlux’s reputation in the architectural LED lighting world will further enhance Delta’s position as a complete solutions provider.”
Founded in 1971, Delta Electronics develops power and thermal management solutions for its global customer base. The raging trend of building smart, sustainable and ecological cities is a major driver of adoption of IoT capabilities in building design. Mergers and acquisitions such as this one, present a large platform wherein smart city concepts can become a reality at scale. The need for natural solutions in building design for heating, cooling and power supply can be addressed by integrating IoT into a smartly thought of building architecture and city layout. As Delta Electronics is having a large presence in Europe and Amerlux’s U.S. customer base, the acquisition will be fairly successful in terms of ROI and in the development of smart buildings.