Legrand is a French industrial group historically based in Limoges in the Limousine region. In terms of sales, the firm is a world leader in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks.
In 2011, Legrand was the largest globally for switches and sockets, with 20% of the global market, and it was also globally largest in cable management (15% of the global market), generating 75% of its turnover internationally. The company is market leader in at least one of its main areas of business in 27 countries. It ranks second in India for sales of switches and sockets, and ranks first for miniature circuit breakers (MCBs) and distribution boards (DBs).
The Group is also expanding its product range with regards to sustainable development and energy saving technologies, and also has developed new products for photovoltaic installations and lighting control.