Southfield’s Clarience Acquires Siren, Emergency Lighting Developer

Southfield-based Clarience Technologies has acquired ECCO Safety Group in Idaho, a global company in audible warning equipment and emergency lighting for commercial and emergency vehicles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Clarience has acquired ECCO, which designs, manufactures, and sells sirens and lighting for emergency and commercial vehicles. // Photo courtesy of ECCO Safety Group

Southfield-based Clarience Technologies has acquired ECCO Safety Group in Idaho, a global company in audible warning equipment and emergency lighting for commercial and emergency vehicles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ECCO’s brands include ECCO and Code 3.

“The addition of ESG’s leading safety and emergency lighting solutions expands and complements our existing offering of lighting technologies and advanced telematics,” says Brian Kupchella, CEO of Clarience. “With this enhanced product lineup, we will deepen and broaden visibility solutions for new and existing customers. ESG has built a strong reputation as an industry leader known for innovation and customer service.”

ECCO has nearly 50 years of operating experience and researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes audible warning equipment and emergency lighting. It holds more than 200 patents and has seven offices globally, including in St. Louis, England, China, Germany, France, and Australia.

“I am confident that Clarience Technologies is the right partner to take ESG to the next level,” says Doug Phillips, president and CEO of ECCO. “We share a commitment to customer service, transparency, performance, and most of all safety. As part of Clarience Technologies, we will be able to leverage their resources and R&D expertise to grow our business.”

Clarience is a family of brands focused on bringing visibility to commercial and recreational transportation. It works to improve fleet management, streamline supply chains, reduce total cost of operation, and enhance safety. It was founded in 1955.

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