Brady Corporation acquires Carroll Australasia Pty. Ltd. in Australia

07/07/2006


Brady Corporation, a leader in identification solutions and specialty materials, announced recently that it has acquired Carroll Australasia Pty. Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Carroll is a supplier and distributor of identification products for the electrical industry, with a line of wiring accessory products that includes prepared wire and cable markers, termination and connection supplies, wire-bundling materials and electrical circuit protection products. The company also markets to the automotive and marine markets under the brand "Quikcrimp." Founded in 1977, Carroll had sales of approximately $8 million in 2005.

"Carroll and Brady are a natural fit,” said Stephen Millar, managing director of Brady Australia. “Carroll offers a bureau service to preprint wire markers to customers' specifications, while Brady has a long tradition of offering customers a do-it-yourself wire-marking solution with a range of printers and consumables. Combining these options will enhance the offer to both our customers."





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