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Clarience Technologies acquires ECCO Safety Group

Acquisition adds emergency lighting solutions to Clarience's portfolio.

January 6, 2021  by CM Staff

SOUTHFIELD — Clarience Technologies announced on Jan. 6 that it has acquired ECCO Safety Group (ESG), a manufacturer of audible warning equipment and emergency lighting for commercial and emergency vehicles and home to brands like ECCO and Code 3. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Brian Kupchella, Chief Executive Officer of Clarience Technologies, said, “We are thrilled to welcome ESG to Clarience Technologies. The addition of ESG’s leading safety and emergency lighting solutions expands and complements our existing offering of lighting technologies and advanced telematics.”

Doug Phillips, President & CEO of ESG, said, “I am confident that Clarience Technologies is the right partner to take ESG to the next level. We share a commitment to customer service, transparency, performance, and most of all safety. As part of Clarience Technologies, we will be able to leverage their resources and R&D expertise to grow our business and ensure unparalleled safety for our customers and those on the road around them.”

ESG’s brands are used by highway medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle manufacturers; off-highway agricultural, material handling and mining and construction vehicle manufacturers; as well as more than 20 U.S. federal agencies and over 100 international law enforcement and emergency services organizations.

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ESG is headquartered in Boise, Idaho with seven offices globally, including in St. Louis, Missouri; Leeds, England; Suzhou, China; Ulm, Germany; Meyzieu, France; and Melbourne, Australia.


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