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For Immediate Release - October 11, 2010

Linda McMahon Addresses Connecticut Business Leaders and Telecommunications Professionals at Watertown-Based Siemon Company

US Senate candidate McMahon and Siemon Company CEO, Carl Siemon stress the importance of responsible government and business practices in improving the economy

US Senate candidate McMahon and Siemon Company CEO, Carl Siemon

US Senate candidate McMahon and Siemon Company CEO, Carl Siemon

Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global manufacturer of IT network cabling and infrastructure systems hosted an open house event at its Watertown, CT Corporate Headquarters and North American Manufacturing Campus. Featuring a keynote address from US Senate candidate Linda McMahon, the event hosted about 100 CT-based business leaders and telecommunications and network professionals.

In her address, McMahon called for sensible fiscal governance at the federal level, noting the soaring national deficit and its role in inhibiting growth across the private sector economy. Citing her business experience in developing and managing budgets, she expressed her goals of helping drive bi-partisan consensus to rein in government spending and highlighting the growing gap between public and private sector salaries and benefits as a symptom of the disconnect. She closed by assuring the attendees that a sustainable economy and prosperity were possible with responsible leadership.

Siemon's President and CEO Carl Siemon, also spoke at the event, providing insight on how the Siemon Company has maintained a strong and growing manufacturing presence in Connecticut for over 100 years and crediting the company's longevity to a great workforce that practices efficiency, innovation and "Connecticut Ingenuity" every day. Echoing McMahon's sentiments, he suggested that government would be well served to take some cues from private sector business, where sustainable fiscal policy is a matter of survival.

Following the luncheon event, McMahon toured Siemon's manufacturing facility, greeting a number of Siemon employees along the way. State Senator Robert J. Kane and Watertown Town Manager Charles Frigon were also in attendance.

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About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance IT infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suites of copper and optical fiber cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data center power and cooling systems and Intelligent Infrastructure Management solutions. With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of Industry Standards, underlining the company's long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Through an ongoing commitment to waste and energy reduction, Siemon's environmental sustainability benchmarks are unparalleled in the industry, including 179% global carbon negativity and zero-landfill status
Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. We provide custom network infrastructure solutions to: OEM's, Leading Manufacturers, Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators.

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