Monitor Controls and Electronic Micro Systems Join Janus Elevator Products

Hauppauge, New York (August 24, 2006) – Janus Elevator Products Inc., a subsidiary of Halma Holdings, has reorganized its business, incorporating sister Halma group companies Electronic Micro Systems (EMS) and Monitor Controls Inc.  The company will continue to do business under its current name, with the addition of the EMS communication products and Monitor elevator fixtures to its existing brands of Janus detector edges and E-Motive USA display products.

 John Campbell and Mike Byrne

The new organization will be led by President and Regional Managing Director, Mike Byrne.  Byrne has served as President of Janus for the past 16 years.  He will be assisted by a Board of Directors that includes Vice President of Finance, Alan Ritter and Vice President of Sales and Marketing Patricia Seniw.

 “This new entity will be one of the strongest independent elevator components suppliers, with global capabilities,” explained John Campbell, Halma Holding’s Divisional Chief Executive, Elevator and Door Safety Products.  “With the strong Board of Directors we’ve assembled, the company will be able to streamline its operations and financial management while expanding its reach to better serve customers across North America.”  With more efficient operations, customers can expect to see increased new product development and improved manufacturing turnaround times.

While the company expects to change some responsibilities and reporting structures, it does not anticipate any job losses with the new structure.  As all of the companies currently share a single facility located in Hauppauge, Long Island, no relocations will be required. 

The company celebrated the new organization with an employee event August 10th.  After kicking off the “Janus Jamboree” with a joint address from Campbell and Byrne expressing appreciation to employees of all of the brands for their contributions, employees were able to mingle a enjoy a catered barbeque with DJ provided music.


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