Avtron LoadBank has announced the acquisition of N.J. Froment, a designer and manufacturer of high quality load banks and other testing systems for the diesel generator, gas turbine generator, power supply, and agricultural machinery industries. With over 50 years experience, N.J. Froment offers a complete solution to testing power supply systems including advanced data acquisition, control, and monitoring systems. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“N.J. Froment has a strong reputation for innovative, high-quality equipment, and their product range will complement Avtron’s very well,” said John Bertram, vice president of Avtron LoadBank. “We will be able to offer Avtron and Froment customers a broader range of products, as well as service from our plant in the U.S. and the Froment plant in the U.K., which will be retained,” he said. “Froment’s focus on excellent customer service matches that of Avtron’s, and the employees share the same approach to success. The fit is terrific, which will be very positive for the customers of both businesses.”
Keith Williamson, managing director of N.J. Froment, said, “Froment has a proud history as a successful family-run business that has developed internationally respected products which apply new technology to power test equipment. We see joining Avtron as a logical next step for us to expand the reach of our products and services worldwide. Like Froment, Avtron has great people and we look forward to working together.”
Avtron LoadBank, Inc. Acquires N.J. Froment & Co., Ltd.
July 21, 2010