by Brianna Crandall — September 10, 2021 — Kingspan Light + Air, a leading provider of daylighting products and division of Kingspan Group PLC, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Major Industries, Inc., providing a one-stop shop for a broad range of daylighting solutions.
Kingspan Light + Air manufactures high-quality, daylighting solutions including skylights and smoke vents as well as translucent canopy, roof, and façade systems. The acquisition combines Major’s value-added product portfolio of skylights, canopies and wall systems along with their customer service focus with KLA’s deep system portfolio with the goal of exceeding customer expectations for daylighting solutions.
Bill Hogan, president – the Americas, at Kingspan Light + Air, stated:
Kingspan Light + Air aims to be the global leader in daylighting and natural ventilation. This acquisition allows us to enhance the solutions we offer to our customers, expand the adoption of daylight in the built environment, and continue our growth in North America. We’re thrilled to welcome the Major Industries team into the Kingspan Light + Air organization.
Jeff Voigt, vice president of Operations at Major Industries, remarked:
Joining Kingspan Light + Air will allow us to accelerate our growth and reach more customers by highlighting the benefits of daylighting.
Major Industries has been manufacturing skylights, canopies and wall systems daylighting technologies for more than 40 years. Major employs 56 people in their Wausau, Wisconsin, facility, and offers both custom-engineered and off-the-shelf daylighting solutions.
Kingspan Light + Air was established in 2016 to bring to life Kingspan Group’s vision of providing holistic building envelope solutions. By combining decades of industry expertise with core competencies in daylighting, natural ventilation and smoke management solutions, the division supports the creation of healthy and sustainable built environments in the education, commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, residential, healthcare and infrastructure sectors. With over 2,600 employees worldwide and operations in North America, Great Britain, Ireland and across Continental Europe, Kingspan Light + Air delivers solutions for complex building projects around the globe.
The companies announced they are committed to providing an excellent customer experience, and both Kingspan Light + Air and Major will continue to operate as independent companies for the foreseeable future. All existing and quoted orders will remain unchanged, with no interruption to business. Any questions may be directed to your Major Industries or Kingspan Light + Air representative.