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Integration of R&M's Brazilian Business Successfully Finalized
[January 11, 2018]

Integration of R&M's Brazilian Business Successfully Finalized

WETZIKON, Switzerland, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- R&M, the globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures based in Wetzikon, Switzerland acquired in April 2017 the fiber optic business of PETCOM in Minas Gerais, Brazil. By the end of 2017, the business and the production activity were successfully integrated into R&M.

R&M’s production plant in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil.

The company is today able to offer its complete LAN, FTTx and DC assortment to the Brazilian market. The production is meeting the quality standards of the R&M Group. "The plant in Brazil plays an important role in our production framework for the Brazilian and other cabling markets in Latin America," said Markus Stieger, COO of R&M. "In our plant in Mins Gerais we produce high-quality fiber optic products for datacenters and public networks. In the last months, we established copper patch cord and platform assembly lines with the support of technical experts from the headquarters in Switzerland.

"R&M is now able to manufacture a complete line of copper and fiber optic products in Brazil. This will support us in strengthening our position in the LAN market," added Paulo Campos, Managing Director Latin America: "There is still a large need for high-quality communication infrastructure." The entire region is managed from its subsidiaries in São Paulo and Minas Gerais in Brazil. R&M has in addition to the two locations a comprehensive partner network in Brazil and other countries to meet the demands of its customers.

About R&M
R&M (Reichle & De-Massari AG) is a leading global producer of future-proof products and systems for communication and data networks. The company's close collaboration with certified partners results in pioneering connectivity solutions in the sectors LAN, public and telecom networks, and data centers. The Swiss family company stands for innovation, quality, and proximity to customers. More information can be found at


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