Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and
products, has been named by Philippines telecommunications operator
Globe Telecom as “best telecom equipment
The award, presented by Globe Chief Executive Officer and President
Gerardo Ablaza Jr. at the recent Globe Telecom Awards in Manila,
recognizes Andrew's outstanding performance and invaluable support to
Globe Telecom and subsidiary Innove Communications during 2006.
Andrew has supported Globe’s wireless network
infrastructure requirements since 1998. Globe has deployed Andrew
products such as base station antennas, microwave antennas, triplexers,
duplexers, and cables and accessories for its 2G and 3G network
"It is a great honor to be recognized at the prestigious Globe event,"
said Ben Cardwell, vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Asia
Pacific, Andrew Corporation. "The telecommunications industry is a
highly competitive business with companies like Globe having high
expectations on quality and standards as they bid to stay ahead of the
competition. This award recognizes Andrew's quality and the hard work
and devotion of our employees who serve the needs of our customers
throughout the Asia Pacific region."
Andrew was nominated by Globe Telecom's awards committee, which
comprised the heads of department from procurement, logistics, network
planning, project management and operations divisions. The award was
presented at Globe Telecom's 4th Business
Partners meeting, attended by Globe's top 100 suppliers.
The Globe Telecom award is the third such honor received by Andrew this
year for its excellence in supporting customers in Asia. The company
also was named best partner by ZTE in China and Samsung in South Korea.
Andrew also has won best supplier awards from Lucent, Siemens and Nortel
in the past two years.
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 MidCap 400 company founded
in 1937. Making its first footprint in Asia Pacific in 1967, Andrew now
employs more than 3,600 people in the region with sales offices in
almost every country in Asia Pacific.
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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
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