The acquisition of Dulmison is expected to strengthen Preformed’s position in the power distribution and transmission hardware market and will expand its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Rob Ruhlman, CEO and president of Preformed Line, said: “The acquisition of Dulmison brings with it a talented group of industry professionals with a keen understanding of our core products, technologies and customers.

“This, coupled with the complementary fit of Dulmison’s global business operations, will strengthen our overall product range and allow us to better serve our customers worldwide.”

Dulmison designs, manufactures and markets pole line hardware and vibration control products for the electrical utility industry. Preformed Line Products is a designer and manufacturer of products and systems employed in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for energy, communications and broadband network companies.