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CommScope beefs up Goa plant to produce Systimax cabling

Goa, August 22, 2013— Communications networking leader CommScope has expanded its  production facility in Goa, to include high-performance SYSTIMAX® cabling.
Opened in 1998, the 25,800-square meter facility currently manufactures antenna and transmission cable products for CommScope’s wireless business under the Andrews brand. It also includes an integrated warehouse, distribution and customer support center. The facility now will produce for the first time CommScope’s SYSTIMAX copper cabling, panels and patch cords for its enterprise customers in India. The company also plans to begin manufacturing in Goa its Uniprise cabling.
“Manufacturing locally offers a higher service level to the India market and therefore can benefit customers through quicker availability and reduced logistics costs,” says  David Gilmore, Vice President of Global Enterprise Operations, CommScope. “As an industry leader in both wireless RF solutions and enterprise intelligent building and data center solutions, we are proud to expand our capabilities in India and provide a local source to address the growing demand for innovative network infrastructure. We have a history of manufacturing leadership with RF solutions in India, and are excited to add enterprise cabling production to these capabilities. The Goa expansion is testament to our commitment to provide customers with the highest quality products and services.”