HICKORY, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Fortran Corporation (OTC: FRTN), a leading communications system integrator announced today that two of its subsidiaries, Fortran Communications, Inc. in Columbia, SC and The New Telephone Company, Inc. (dba B & L Telephone, LLC) in Hickory, NC have received Diamond Status from NEC Corp.
“Our longstanding relationship with NEC allows us to provide our customers with the leading edge technology they deserve and count on every day,” said Doug Rink, President and CEO. “We are proud to announce our Diamond status in NEC’s Accelerator Program and our achievement is testimony to our talented employees who were able to grow our business and commitment to our customers during a difficult economic situation of the last few years and we welcome the opportunity to service the existing NEC equipment base in North and South Carolina that some carriers are either de-emphasizing or no longer supporting.”
The Accelerator Program is NEC’s performance program for Associates based on several key metrics, including sales volume, technical certifications and percentage of NEC solutions being sold in their business. By participating in the program, associates have access to innovative communications solutions as well as exclusive benefits and discounts. Recognizing NEC dealers that achieve Diamond status lets customers know the associate is committed to maintaining exemplary product knowledge when designing, deploying and maintaining customer networks.
About Fortran Corp.
Fortran Corp., is a leading communications system integrator through its subsidiaries, B & L Telephone, LLC, CCI-Telecom, Inc., Fortran Communications, Inc., and The New Telephone Company, Inc. Fortran Corp. is dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complex communications solutions for business and governments. Fortran services more than 4,000 clients in 2 states with 3 offices in the southeast. To learn more, please visit the Fortran Corp. website at www.fortrancorp.com. Or call 800-735-8600.
This press release is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy shares of Fortran Corporation in the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction, and the distribution of this communication in jurisdictions may be similarly restricted. The matters discussed herein may also be affected by risks and uncertainties described from time to time in Fortran Corporation’s filings with the OTC Markets News Service. The company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.
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