OEM Automatic acquires Echobeach

OEM Automatic, the UK subsidiary of OEM International of Sweden, has acquired Echobeach, the Contaclip distributor for the UK.

Contaclip is a major European manufacturer of connection systems and other associated electronic products and with this acquisition, OEM Automatic strengthens its product offering to manufacturers of control panels and switchgear.

The entire business, including stock, was transferred to OEMs Leicester facility soon after takeover on 1 March and will be fully merged into OEM Automatic from 1 April 2011.