Mobile Mark, Inc. Acquires Antenna Manufacturing Company Comtelco Industries
Itasca, IL — March 29, 2017 — Mobile Mark, Inc. is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire antenna manufacturing company Comtelco Industries.
Comtelco manufactures a wide range of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) antennas for both mobile and site installations. Antenna styles include omni-directional base station antennas, directional Yagi and Folded Dipole Antennas, and in-building Panel and Ceiling mount antennas, as well as Cellular, ISM, UHF, VHF, and Low Band Mobile Antennas. Their antenna products are widely valued for their efficient performance and rugged construction.
Michael Berry, President & CEO of Mobile Mark, explained, “This is part of Mobile Mark’s commitment to providing high quality antenna solutions for commercial wireless applications. We are pleased to welcome Comtelco into the Mobile Mark family of antennas. Their antennas embody reliability and high performance and complement the current Mobile Mark antenna line. We respect and value Comtelco’s strong ties in the wireless industry and believe that together we are stronger.”
Bob Scorza, President of Comtelco, added, “Customers satisfaction has been our highest goal and we believe that Mobile Mark will continue to bring value to our customers by investing in research and development. We know how they operate their business and we know their commitment to the industry. We have every confidence that they will continue to provide the highest quality products, offering the best performance and reliability, at a reasonable price.”
Both Bob and his wife, Kathie, co-owner of Whisco, are pleased with the move, “We are deeply committed to both our customers and our employees and see the partnership with Mobile Mark as a way to honor both commitments. Mobile Mark’s facilities are located only a few miles from our facilities. We will be working closely with Mobile Mark and our employees to ensure a successful transition and ongoing relationship with our customers.”
The antenna manufacturing will be moved from Comtelco’s Glendale Heights, IL location to Mobile Mark’s Itasca, IL location allowing the “Made-in-the-USA” badge to continue with Mobile Mark.
The acquisition of the antenna manufacturing company takes effect in June 2017. Contact Mobile Mark directly for details on product availability.
About Mobile Mark
Mobile Mark, Inc. designs and manufactures site, mobile and device antennas for 600 MHz – 9 GHz. Applications include GPS Tracking & Fleet Management, Cellular 3G & 4G LTE, WiFi, RFID, Public Safety, Military and Machine-to-Machine (M2M). Engineering and custom design services available. Mobile Mark’s global headquarters, which include research facilities and manufacturing plant, are located near Chicago, IL. An additional manufacturing and sales facility is located near Birmingham, UK. For further information visit our website: www.mobilemark.com.
Comtelco was created as a division of Whisco Component Engineering, Inc. to distribute products that were designed by the parent company. This company eventually evolved into the antenna manufacturing company, Comtelco Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary that sells products, throughout the world, that are manufactured in our plant in Glendale Heights, Illinois. For further information visit our website: www.comtelcoantennas.com.