The Swiss cabling specialist, R&M, today announced the acquisition of Durack Intelligent Electric Co. Ltd., a Chinese enclosure specialist located in Jinshan District, Shanghai. Founded in 2004, Durack is a premium manufacturer of enclosures for modular data centers for leading customers in the financial, governmental, educational and colocation data center sectors. It has developed a strong position in the domestic market over the last few years thanks to its high quality and its flexibility, as well as its ability to provide customized solutions.
«We have enjoyed a successful partnership with Durack over the last few years. The integration into R&M will further strengthen our approach to offer customized solutions to the demanding DC market in China as well as other countries in Southeast Asia» says Laurent Amestoy, Executive Vice President R&M APAC. «China is the second largest market for structural cabling in the world and the DC market will be extremely dynamic in the years to come. Offering comprehensive solutions with local manufacturing capabilities will create significant growth opportunities for R&M».
R&M will make further investments in the next 24 months to strengthen its presence in the Chinese market.
Yunhui HE, founder of Durack: «Over the last 15 years, we have developed a strong position in the modular data center market thanks to our flexibility and quality. We are excited about becoming part of the R&M Group. Offering high-quality enclosures and structured cabling solutions together will bring new growth opportunities. With the additional resources and technology, we can further increase our market share in China and take the business to other regions in Asia.»