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Last $11.38 USD
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Communications Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells modular connecting and wiring devices, digital subscriber line filters, structured wiring systems, and media and rate conversion products primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in three segments: Suttle, Transition Networks, and JDL Technologies. The Suttle segment manufactures and markets copper and fiber connectivity systems, enclosure systems, xDSL filters and splitters, and active technologies for voice, data, and video communications under the SpeedStar, Corroshield, SOHO Access, and FutureLink brands; and wired and wireless gigabit connectivity for home and small office structured distribution under the MediaMAX brand name. This segment serves telephone companies, electrical/low-voltage contractors, home builders, home builders, cable customers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Transition Networks segment designs, assembles, and markets media converters, network interface devices, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity products under the Transition Networks and MILAN brand names. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, OEMs, and directly to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, and surveillance markets. The JDL Technologies segment offers information technology (IT) solutions, including IT service and support management; network design, deployment, and integration; cloud and virtualization services; and network operations center management services. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

578 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15
Founded in 1969

communications systems inc (JCS) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Membe...
Total Annual Compensation: $158.7K
Founder, Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman ...
Total Annual Compensation: --
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and T...
Total Annual Compensation: $234.8K
President of Transition Networks Inc and Gene...
Total Annual Compensation: $246.7K
President of JDL Technologies Inc and General...
Total Annual Compensation: $235.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

communications systems inc (JCS) Key Developments

Communications Systems Wins Contract Worth $83 Million from Florida's Broward County

Communications Systems has been awarded a contract by the School Board of Broward County in Florida to provide local area network, wireless local area network and data center upgrades, among other IT services, to the public K-12 schools. The contract has the potential to generate revenue of approximately $83 million over the five year life of the contract.

Communications Systems Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

Communications Systems Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $27,230,132 compared with $27,313,304 for the same period a year ago. Operating loss was $1,518,571 compared with operating loss of $85,622 for the same period a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $1,562,818 compared with loss before tax of $100,382 for the same period a year ago. Net loss was $1,029,930 or $0.12 per diluted share compared with net loss of $802,870 or $0.09 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. For the year, the company reported sales of $119,070,439 compared with $131,319,510 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $3,292,919 compared with $1,156,367 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $3,181,228 compared with $1,103,125 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $1,961,873 or $0.23 per diluted share compared with net loss of $957,888 or $0.11 per diluted share for the same period a year ago.

Communications Systems Inc. Appoints Roger H.D. Lacey as Chief Executive Officer

Communications Systems Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Roger H.D. Lacey as the company's Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lacey was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer in June 2014 and has served as the company's Vice Chair since September 2013, a post he will continue to hold.


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