CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV), a global leader in infrastructure solutions
for communications networks, today announced it has been added to the
annual FORTUNE 1000 list of the largest corporations in the United
States. With 2006 sales of approximately $1.62 billion, CommScope was
ranked No. 11 in the "Network and Other Communications Equipment"
industry by FORTUNE magazine, alongside the nation's other leading
communication technology companies.
"Being on the FORTUNE 1000 is a testament to the tremendous efforts of
our 4,500 talented employees and the value they deliver to our customers
large and small around the world," said Frank M. Drendel, CommScope
Chairman and CEO. "CommScope is committed to developing and providing
our customers with next- generation communication network infrastructure
solutions. Our position on this distinguished list of leading
multi-national corporations further validates our strategic plan and our
focus on the 'last mile' of telecommunications."
Founded more than 25 years ago by Frank Drendel, Chairman and CEO, and
Jearld Leonhardt, Executive Vice President and CFO, CommScope currently
employs over 4,500 employees globally and serves customers in more than
130 countries. CommScope today is one of the world's foremost providers
of engineered solutions to communications providers, including
infrastructure solutions, environmentally secure cabinets and software.
CommScope's evolving technological portfolio enables the Company to
support a broad spectrum of telecom convergence solutions.
The FORTUNE 1000 is FORTUNE magazine's list of the largest U.S.
companies ranked by revenue and is one of the most widely-quoted and
highly-recognized business lists.
CommScope (NYSE: CTV) (http://www.commscope.com)
is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communication
networks. Through its SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions(TM) and Uniprise(R)
Solutions brands, CommScope is the global leader in structured cabling
systems for business enterprise applications. It is also the world's
largest manufacturer of coaxial cable for Hybrid Fiber Coaxial
applications. Backed by strong research and development, CommScope
combines technical expertise and proprietary technology with global
manufacturing capability to provide customers with high-performance
wired or wireless cabling solutions.
All statements in this press release that are not historical facts
should be considered forward-looking statements that are based on
information currently available to management, management's beliefs, as
well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are
subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently
expected. For a more detailed description of the factors that could
cause such a difference, please see CommScope's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. In providing forward-looking
statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any
obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.