Jan. 23, 2014 - Vivint Solar, Inc. and Solmetric Corporation today announced the closing of a merger that completes Vivint Solar's acquisition of Solmetric in an all cash transaction. Solmetric Corporation today becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vivint Solar.
"We are thrilled to welcome Willard MacDonald and his team of executives, engineers and other employees at Solmetric to our technology team at Vivint Solar," said Greg Butterfield, CEO of Vivint Solar. "The Solmetric team has developed industry-dominant SunEye hardware and PV Designer software product lines that have maintained an impressive, satisfied customer base."
"Further in-house, advanced development of Solmetric products will help strengthen our pre-installation site assessment and CAD design process even further at this crucial market expansion time for Vivint Solar," Butterfield added.
"We are pleased with the merger agreement with Vivint Solar," said Willard MacDonald, president and CEO of Solmetric Corporation. "As part of Vivint Solar, we plan to continue to enhance our existing products line and develop even more offerings to benefit the entire industry and enable us all to install faster, low-cost and higher quality solar."
Willard MacDonald will join the Vivint Solar executive leadership team as vice president of Technology Development. All Solmetric employees will continue to be based in Sebastopol, CA. All existing sales contracts, distribution partnerships and product availability will continue under the Solmetric brand.