Raymond, ME — In the wake of the terrible tragedy that unfolded in New York yesterday, Dielectric Communications, a unit of SPX Corporation, and it's employees have mobilized to assist in restoring communication to millions of New Yorkers. Within hours of the disaster all nine of the TV stations previously broadcasting from atop the World Trade Center contacted Dielectric to see if new antenna systems could be built quickly to replace the equipment lost when the north tower collapsed. By the evening of September 11th, the first five of the antennas were en route to New York.
According to Lewis M. Kling, President of Dielectric, "Efforts will continue around the clock until we have met the needs of both our customers and the people of New York City. All of us have been touched by this tragedy and our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims".
Dielectric Communications (www.dielectric.com), based in Raymond Maine, is the nation's largest manufacturer of high power TV and FM broadcast antennas, transmission line and RF systems, and a world leader in broadcast transmission system design. Dielectric is a unit of SPX Corporation. SPX Corporation is a global provider of technical products and systems, industrial products and services, flow technology and service solutions.
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