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nVent Adds WBT, a Cable Tray Manufacturer, to its Stable of Electrical Brands

Feb. 12, 2020
Vent’s other electrical brands include Caddy, Erico Hoffman, Raychem, Schroff and Tracer.

nVent Electric plc , London, a provider of electrical connection and protection solutions, acquired  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. nVent’s other electrical brands include Caddy, Erico Hoffman, Raychem, Schroff and Tracer.

The Centralia, IL-based WBT manufactures cable tray, and has approximately 40 employees supporting manufacturing in Centralia and Chandler, AZ. “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, in the press release.

Joe Ruzynski, president of nVent’s Enclosures business added, “W we can offer customers even greater value by combining nVent CADDY fastening products and WBT cable tray with our nVent HOFFMAN liquid cooling enclosures.