Truck-Lite has acquired Rigid Industries, an LED lighting manufacturer.In 2013, Rigid added a facility in Gilbert, AZ, and now employs over 250. Total employment for the two companies is over 2,400, Truck-Lite said, with customers in 40 countries.
“Rigid Industries provides an ideal platform for Truck-Lite's further expansion into the off road, power sport, agricultural, marine, industrial, and mining markets," said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite's CEO.
It positions Rigid to grow as a major player in the LED lighting industry while maintaining its own distinct brand identity. Rigid has proven themselves a unique and successful company with superior quality, innovation, and a high level of customer interaction,” he added.
“We’re excited to join the Truck-Lite team. We look forward to partnering and combining our industry experience, and will continue to deliver the same high quality products that have made Rigid the industry name it is today. Our two companies are a perfect fit as we both focus on long lasting products, state of the art technology, and a commitment to world class customer service,” said Jason Christiansen, CEO of Rigid Industries.