Kingspan Light + Air USA announced that it has acquired Solatube International Inc., a worldwide manufacturer and marketer of tubular skylights. Kingspan Light + Air USA is a provider of daylighting products and a division of Kingspan Group PLC. The deal closed Dec. 10, 2021.
Solatube International with its trailblazing solutions of tubular skylights and ventilation systems, will continue to operate as an independent company under the Kingspan Light +Air umbrella, with Robert E. Westfall Jr. staying on as Solatube’s president.
“We are all thrilled to be part of Kingspan Light + Air, which will give us additional reach and resources to escalate Solatube’s growth so we can bring natural light and fresh air to more people than ever before,” says Westfall. “I don’t think we could have found a better family to be part of. Our synergies are remarkable and culturally we fit like a glove.”
“Solatube has been a phenomenon in the industry. Its ingenious products, clever marketing and passion for making natural light a human right has fascinated our industry,” says Marci Bonham president – The Americas, at Kingspan Light + Air. “We are excited to have Solatube International in our portfolio. We are combining two highly regarded, innovative companies, creating a daylight industry powerhouse and ensuring that more people will have access to natural light.”
The companies are exhibiting together at the 2022 AIA Expo in Chicago, June 22 to 25,booth number 2343.