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As part of our support to our partners, we support and sell products from this US Equipment Manufacturer for Wireless and Wireline solution. CommScope's history actually began in the early 1950s with the founding of Superior Cable Corporation.

1953 Superior Cable Corporation was founded in Hickory, North Carolina. Superior's primary product line was telephone cable.
1966 CommScope began manufacturing at the current site in the Sherrill's Ford community in Catawba County, NC.
1967 Continental Telephone Company bought Superior Cable Corporation and formed CommScope as a division under the new company, Superior Continental Corporation.
1976 Superior Continental sold the CommScope division to a group of Hickory area investors headed by Frank Drendel. 1977 Looking ahead to the importance of fiber optic cable in the CATV industry, CommScope merged with Valtec, Inc., an independent leader in fiber optic technology.
1980 Valtec was sold to M/A-COM, Inc. in order to strengthen and diversify both companies' product lines. CommScope became part of the Cable Home Group for M/A-COM.
1983 The Network Cable division was established for local area network, data communications, TVRO and specialized wire markets
1986 M/A-COM, Inc. sold the Cable Home Group to General Instrument Corporation. CommScope became a division of General Instrument.
1988 The CommScope division restructured to CommScope under the direction of Frank Drendel. 1990 CommScope again became a division of General Instrument, owned by Forstmann, Little and Company.
1999 CommScope announced a 5-year, $135 million expansion in Catawba County, significantly expanding its fiber optic and wireless manufacturing, research and development capabilities.
2004 CommScope acquired Avaya's Connectivity Solutions business in January 2004. As a result of this transaction, SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions.
2007 CommScope completed the acquisition of Andrew Corporation. Through its Andrew Solutions brand, CommScope is a global leader in radio frequency subsystem solutions for wireless networks.

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