Nortek Security & Control and Core Brands Tuesday announced they have undertaken a strategic merger. The combined company will be known as Nortek Security & Control (NSC) going forward, under the leadership of NSC president Mike O’Neal.
According to a statement, “Anchored by the 2GIG security and ELAN control platforms, the new Nortek Security & Control is able to offer partners an expanded range of increasingly integrated solutions to meet the needs of their customers.” ELAN is Core Brands’ smart home control solution. Nortek acquired smart home company 2GIG Technologies in 2013.
“The combination of NSC and Core Brands helps us serve our customers with an unparalleled suite of solutions for the residential and commercial control, security, entertainment, access and personal wellness markets.” added O’Neal. “Joe Roberts and I share a strong commitment to our customers, which will guide the innovation we develop into our products, services and programs.”
Roberts, Core Brands president, will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Marketing & Innovation for the combined company.