NVent Electric has acquired ECM Industries, a global manufacturer and supplier of electrical products for construction and maintenance, irrigation and landscape supply and natural gas/cathodic industries, from Sentinel Capital Partners.

Headquartered in New Berlin, Wis., ECM is a manufacturer and supplier of electrical connectors, tools and test instruments for construction, maintenance, lighting, irrigation, landscape supply and gas utility applications. ECM serves electricians, contractors, maintenance technicians and do-it-yourselfers with a range of brands, including ILSCO, Gardner Bender and King Innovation. The company has more than 1,400 employees and operates in North America and Shanghai.