Idex Corp. (NYSE: IEX) has agreed to buy safety equipment maker Akron Brass Holding Corp. from Premier Farnell plc for about $224 million in cash.

Akron Brass, based in Wooster, Ohio, manufactures monitors, nozzles and lights for firefighters and other emergency responders. The target operates under the Akron Brass and Weldon brands and generated $120 million in revenue in 2015. Premier, a Leeds, England-based electronics technology distributor, says it put Akron up for sale in 2015 as part of the company’s plan to focus on growing profits.

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