Waukesha, WI, October 19, 2005 --(PR.com
)-- Black Box Corporation has come to the state of Wisconsin with the successful acquisition of Norstan Communications, Inc., a 28-year-old company specializing in Structured Cabling, Nortel Networks and Siemens Communications solutions. With the acquisition of Norstan Communications, Black Box has become the largest technical services company dedicated to designing, building and maintaining today’s converged voice and data infrastructure to 150,000 clients in 141 countries from 117 offices throughout the world.
Fred Young, CEO of Black Box, said, “We are very excited about Norstan becoming part of the Black Box Family. Norstan’s dedicated employees, broad customer base and new product and service lines have tremendous strategic potential.” A strong commitment to customer service, expertise in the telephony market, complimentary markets and a commitment to growth are what Black Box and Norstan share. The name may have changed but the goal of the company stays the same.
Scott Christian, CEO of Norstan, said, “The Norstan team is very excited that this combination with Black Box creates a growth platform with the required technical capabilities to lead the markets we serve.” Black Box’s acquisition of Norstan has made it possible for Wisconsin customers’ to receive new services and other solutions.
Black Box has a sales office in Waukesha and 25 technicians throughout the state that service Wisconsin. Black Box is the worlds largest technical services company dedicated to designing, building and maintaining today’s complicated network infrastructure systems.