Smiths Interconnect completes purchase of Power Holdings

Electronic and radio frequency products manufacturer Smiths Interconnect has completed its purchase of Power Holdings (PDI), a designer and manufacturer of specialist power distribution, conditioning and monitoring systems.

This follows receipt of regulatory approval for the $235m (£149.4m) acquisition, first announced on 2 September 2011.

Based in Richmond, Virginia, PDI is the parent company of Power Distribution, Marelco Power Systems and Onyx Power.

Its product line includes power distribution units, static transfer switches, medium and low-voltage transformers and patented power monitors, used mainly in data centre and alternative energy applications.