Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., Named Motorola Technology Award Recipient

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Excalibur Integrated Systems, Inc., listed among Inc. 5000’s fastest growing privately-held companies from 2007-2011, has received Motorola Solutions’ Empower Circle Award at an international summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

The award recognizes the Chattanooga-based company as Motorola’s top wireless partner of the year in the Americas.

“It’s a true honor, as a Chattanooga technology company, to be recognized on the world stage by a leading global manufacturer like Motorola,” said Rodger Jenkins, CEO of Excalibur.

“Our team of trained engineers and technicians are constantly working to provide the very best services in wireless, data collection and network solutions offered, and this recognition is proof of our success. Excalibur, along with the city of Chattanooga (‘Gig City’), is setting trends that are being copied around the nation in the implementation of wireless networking technology."

Mr. Jenkins accepted the award on Excalibur’s behalf at Motorola Solutions’ corporate technology summit, held at Lisbon’s Penha Longa Resort earlier this year. The Empower Circle Award recognizes leadership and top performance in the wireless communications industry around the world, in the arenas of sales, service and implementation.

To learn more about Excalibur’s wireless communications solutions and technology initiatives, call 800 899-8451.


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