Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, opened its South African subsidiary in 1985 and has developed a comprehensive distribution network across southern Africa. The subsidiary represents the Legrand Group's business interests in South Africa, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland.
The group employs some 35 000 people and realises over 4.5 billion EUR turnover. Legrand operates globally and is directly present in more than 70 countries with their own subsidiaries and representative offices. Close to two thirds of sales are made with products ranking No. 1 or No. 2 on their market, including especially prominent positions in France, Italy, the US, Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico.
Legrand can look back on over a century of corporate history. This background is clearly an asset for the company which, since it was founded, has continually demonstrated its ability to adapt to changing market trends. The business has gradually advanced to become a world leader in electrical and digital building infrastructures.
Legrand has a complete offer, tailored to the commercial, industrial and residential markets, making it a reference worldwide in more than 180 countries. Control and monitoring of installations, cable management, power distribution, distribution of "voice-data-image" systems . Legrand provides numerous solutions for managing lighting, heating, energy, networks and access in buildings. Its product offering is particularly extensive, with over 200,000 products in its catalogues.
The Company benefits from the Group's unceasing research and has an edge on product design, selection, cost efficiency, safety and reliability of equipment. Legrand is determined to extend its operations further and continue to provide products that are manufactured to IEC and any other locally required standards.
To ensure a full service to the market, Legrand is committed to work closely and efficiently with investors, architects, consultants, quantity surveyors, contractors and distributors of electrical equipment.
Legrand provides excellent technical advice, on-going training programs and sales support.