In 1903, the Electric Railway Improvement Company (ERICO) was created to supply power bonds, signal bonds and related welding equipment to railroads, mining and street railway industries. And for the next 112 years, the company expanded and flourished by adding capabilities and brands relevant to their core business as well as by promoting growth with forays into some new business arenas. In 2015, ERICO Global Company became part of the Pentair family.

Today, Pentair Engineered Electrical & Fastening Solutions is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of superior engineered products for niche electrical, mechanical and concrete applications. These Pentair products are sold globally under a variety of market-leading brands: ERICO welded electrical connections, facility electrical protection, and rail and industrial products; CADDY fixing, fastening and support products; ERIFLEX low voltage power and grounding connections, bonding and connectivity products; LENTON engineered systems for concrete reinforcement.  Lightning causes major problems for companies, including damaging buildings and critical equipment. ERICO has three main systems to protect facilities, based around our Six Point Protection Plan