ACRE, LLC, the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security, and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, announced the acquisition of Communication Networks LLC (dba ComNet), a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment.

Wireless video and data transmission

The acquisition of ComNet builds on the ACRE family of companies, providing complimentary communication technologies utilised across its access control, intrusion, video, and cloud-based product ranges. ComNet offers a broad line of fibre optic, copper, and wireless video and data transmission equipment that is designed to meet the needs of security and surveillance in the intelligent transportation systems, utility, and industrial markets.

ACRE CEO Joe Grillo stated, “In line with our mission, the ComNet acquisition, with their extensive offerings in the communication and data transmission technologies, continues to round out the product portfolio provided by the ACRE family of companies.”

Acquisition benefits

Commenting on the acquisition, Andrew Acquarulo Jr, ComNet CEO and President, declared, “ComNet is excited to join the ACRE group and recognises the strength it will bring to the brand and the synergies that are immediately apparent with the other ACRE companies.”

The ACRE portfolio consists of global brands that feature proven technologies and long-acclaimed reputations for innovation and a high level of customer service and support. Mercury Security provides innovative OEM hardware for facility security and access control systems. Vanderbilt provides over 2,000 products across traditional access control, intrusion, video and cloud-based access and video systems in 95 countries.

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