Acquisitions

Maxhunt Ltd

Maxhunt had been manufacturing high quality products for the security and fire safety markets since their formation in 1985 by owner Bill Sharman. Their range of products included, personal attack buttons, surface and flush contacts, roller shutter contacts and door loops.  Maxhunt were constantly updating its range of security and fire safety products and all their design was carried out in-house at their Bristol, UK site to ensure consistency of style and engineering quality. A high level of quality control was maintained at all times and all the security products conformed to BS EN ISO 9002, fire safety products to BS EN 54 Part 11. All of the above, plus a strong order book and loyal customer base meant that Maxhunt were perfectly placed for our acquisition in August 2013.

 

Euroflex Ltd

Formed by owner Steve McSorley in Reading, UK, Euroflex Ltd manufactured a large range of magnetic contacts, junction boxes , final exit buttons and key operated switches, all of which were made here in the UK. This tied in perfectly with the Knight ‘Made In UK’ ethos, leading to our successful acquisition in October 2015.

 

Arun Electronics Ltd

Arun Electronics Ltd was founded in 1984 in Bognor Regis, UK and continued to be a leading manufacturer of reed switch based sensors and switches for the automotive sector, floor pressure mats and pressure pads for the healthcare sector, key operated switches, automotive switches and security devices before their incorporation into the Knight Group in January 2019.   Their customer base extends from OEM’s to specialist and broad based electrical distributors in the UK and Europe. Arun Electronics Ltd gained the European quality standard BS 5750 in 1994. Over the years this has developed into BS EN ISO 9001 : 2008. Their in-house UK manufacturing facility made them a perfect fit for the Knight Group stable.

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