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Siemon Welcomes 20 CEOs and Entrepreneurs from the Netherlands to Watertown

May 1, 2018. Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, recently welcomed a group of 20 CEOs and entrepreneurs from the Netherlands at Siemon headquarters and manufacturing facility in Watertown, Conn.

Rabobank, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services company, invited their most important corporate clients to take part in a trip to the United States to visit innovative and industry-leading companies. The purpose of the trip was to give their clients an opportunity to generate and exchange ideas with US companies with the possibility of connecting for future partnerships. The selected group of clients represent a wide range of sectors, including real estate, private equity/investors, automotive and manufacturing, and were represented by their respective owners and top-level management. MeetIn, a company headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands that specializes in connecting entrepreneurs, managers and professionals worldwide, was brought in to help organize and guide the trip.

The six-day trip included a visit to Watertown to visit Siemon headquarters and manufacturing facility where the group was greeted by CK Siemon and given an overview of the company's history and its continued environmental sustainability efforts, including Siemon's 179% global carbon negativity and zero-landfill status. The group then toured Siemon's manufacturing facilities for insight into the company's vertically integrated manufacturing processes that turn out leading and innovative IT infrastructure solutions for data centers, local area networks (LANs), and Intelligent Buildings.

"The Siemon Company was very welcoming, and it was great to hear the history of the company told by a family member. Siemon continues to be an inspiring combination of tradition and innovation," said Emile Hajema, project manager at MeetIn. "We see many American companies that are behind Europe when it comes to sustainable production and environmental efforts, but I was glad to discover that Siemon is an exception."

For more on Siemon products and green initiatives visit www.siemon.com.

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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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