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Sonel Completes Acquisition of PowerCET to Support Its North American Operations

European-based, global supplier of high-quality electrical instrumentation adds PowerCET’s resources and expertise to its North American Sonel Test & Measurement subsidiary; Spiros Georgiadis appointed as EVP/CCO

 

Logo PowerCET Sonel Company webSonel Test & Measurement, today announces the acquisition of PowerCET. PowerCET is now anoperating unit of Sonel Test & Measurement. This move has beenundertaken to provide Sonel with well-established access to the competitive electrical test market. SiliconValley-based PowerCET is nationally recognized for its expertise in the power quality and energy sector,providing consulting services and instrument rental to manufacturing operations, healthcare facilities,electrical contractors and electrical utilities. PowerCET also offers training on many of the best-knowninstruments in this market and serves as a distributor for many of the most popular brands.

Along with the acquisition, Sonel Test & Measurement announces the appointment of Spiros Georgiadis asAlong with the acquisition, Sonel Test & Measurement announces the appointment of Spiros Georgiadis asExecutive Vice-President (EVP) and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Sonel Test & Measurement, bringing tothe organization over a quarter century of brand development expertise. “Sonel’s extensive line of electricalinstruments is extremely popular in Europe and other parts of the world,” said Georgiadis. “By acquiringPowerCET’s resources, Sonel now brings a wealth of power quality innovation and support to the NorthAmerican marketplace.”

Bruce Lonie, President and co-founder of PowerCET, provided this statement about his firm’s acquisition: “The penetration of the U.S. market by European instrument manufacturers is not an easy task. Sonel’s acquisition of PowerCET is providing a well-established foothold to launch this important initiative.”