Building upon its previous top vendor awards from three of the world's
largest telecommunications infrastructure providers, Andrew Corporation,
a global leader in communications systems and products, has been named
"best global partner" by ZTE Corporation.
ZTE, the fastest growing global provider of telecommunications equipment
and network solutions, chose Andrew for this annual award based on cost,
quality, delivery, and service during 2005.
The award is Andrew's first from a Chinese communications equipment
provider, and follows the company's designation as supplier of the year
for 2004 by Nortel, Lucent, and Siemens (Brazil).
"We are pleased to earn this recognition, as it reflects the hard work
of our people and Andrew's comprehensive support of ZTE in China and
throughout the world," said Patrick Leung, managing director--China,
Andrew Corporation. "Through a combination of global resources and local
focus, we remain fully committed to helping ZTE achieve success in
addressing wireless opportunities in China and markets around the world."
ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and
network solutions. ZTE's product range is the most complete in the
world, covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, and
handset markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products
and services to customers in more than 100 countries, helping them to
achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world's
About Andrew Corporation
Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) designs, manufactures, and delivers
innovative and essential equipment and solutions for the global
communications infrastructure market. The company serves operators and
equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew (www.andrew.com),
headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.
Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements in this news release are forward looking
statements and we caution our stockholders and others that these
statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Factors that may
cause actual results to differ from expected results include
fluctuations in commodity costs, the company's ability to integrate
acquisitions and to realize the anticipated synergies and cost savings,
the effects of competitive products and pricing, economic and political
conditions that may impact customers' ability to fund purchases of our
products and services, the company's ability to achieve the cost savings
anticipated from cost reduction programs, fluctuations in foreign
currency exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end
use demands for wireless communication services, the loss of one or more
significant customers, and other business factors. Investors should also
review other risks and uncertainties discussed in company documents
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.