Setcom acquires Piratecom to boost expertise in specialty vehicle headset communications
AUSTIN, Texas, 25 Sept. 2011. Setcom Corp. in Austin, Texas, which specializes in rugged intercom systems and headsets for public safety vehicles and high-noise industrial environments, is acquiring Piratecom LLC in Reading, Pa., to boost Setcom's expertise in specialty vehicle communications such as fire apparatus, police motorcycles, airport rescue firefighting trucks, and command vehicles, Setcom officials say. The combination of Setcom and Piratecom will create one manufacturer of public safety and industrial communications accessories. Piratecom's marine product add a critical element to Setcom's product offerings, Setcom officials say.