Hubbell Inc., Orange, Conn., acquired Devine Lighting of Kansas City, Mo., which specializes in design-oriented architectural outdoor lighting fixtures. Terms of the agreement were not announced. Devine will operate as a division of the Hubbell Lighting unit, Christiansburg, Va. Hubbell bought the Devine trademark and name and will continue to use it for some time, said a Hubbell spokesman. Management will remain the same.
Hubbell also completed the purchase of assets from Hybrinetics Inc. of Santa Rosa, Calif. Hybrinetics made a range of dimmer switches for incandescent and fluorescent lighting and low wattage motor controls used for fans and similar applications. These products will be sold through Hubbell's Electrical Products platform.