Mayo Hardware acquires Bug Zapper company

by | Sep 13, 2021

Mayo HardwareMayo Hardware recently announced the acquisition of The Kelly Company’s Bug Zapper and Repeller Business, as of September 1, 2021. The acquisition includes The Kelly Company’s well known electronic insect control brands Yard Guard, Stinger, SectaRid and SonicGuard.

Mayo Hardware, Executive Chair, Sarah Mayo said the acquisition supports Mayo Hardware’s growth strategy, while further strengthening its position as Australia’s leading supplier of specialist insect control solutions.

“The Yard Guard, Stinger, SectaRid and SonicGuard brands complement our existing brand portfolio, which include Gecko Zappers, and Thermacell and Waxworks area repellents,” she said.

“With our technical and regulatory expertise in the category, coupled with a more extensive product range across both consumer and commercial applications; Mayo is well positioned to continue to enhance the offering for both consumers and our customers. A smooth transition is anticipated, with minimal disruption to supply.”

“As a supplier of value, Mayo Hardware is committed to providing retailers and consumers with quality products, innovation, and leading brands,” Ms Mayo said.

About Mayo Hardware:
Mayo Hardware, an Australian third-generation family-owned company, founded in 1928. A leading supplier of outdoor lifestyle, hardware, portable security, safety lockout and personal protective equipment across Australia and New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and the United Kingdom.

About The Kelly Company:
The Kelly Company, an Australian family-owned business who pioneered Australian electronic insect control in 1983. Their focus has always been bug zapper safety and breadth of range. They have worked diligently to improve existing products through research and design. The products work effectively and provide value for money. The range is sold across DIY, independent retail, and commercial.