Leviton Forms Wiring Device Business Unit to Grow Market for Core Products

Little Neck, NY, March 24, 2006 -- To help grow its wiring device business and offer increased support to its customers, Leviton Manufacturing Company, North America's leading manufacturer of wiring devices, has created a Wiring Device Strategic Business Unit (SBU). The new SBU will concentrate its resources to design, develop, market and sell the broadest range of wiring device products in the industry. Products offered through the Wiring Device business unit range from basic switches and receptacles, to GFCIs and designer-style Decora® and Acenti® products.

"The new SBU is structured to help position Leviton to execute its strategic goal of product innovation, leadership in quality and service, and meeting customers' expectations in everything we do," said Daryoush Larizadeh, Senior Vice President of Leviton. "Under this new structure, we anticipate delivering growth in all channels of our business: Electrical Distribution, Retail and OEM."

In addition to its new Wiring Device Business Unit, Leviton also has the following business units: Commercial Voice and Data, Leviton Integrated Networks and Controls, Lighting Management Systems, Original Equipment Manufacturing Business. Leviton Manufacturing celebrates its centennial year in business this year. For more information, contact Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc., 59-25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362-2591, 800-833-3532. Visit Leviton's website at http://www.leviton.com/


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