SIEMON CONCLUDES 100 -YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH A CENTENNIAL PARTY & FIREWORKS

Employees and global business partners celebrated the grande finale of a year-long calendar of events; a second 100-year Edition Harley-Davidson was given away to a Siemon employee.

WATERTOWN, CT - The Siemon Company, a world -leading manufacturer of network cabling solutions, is celebrating its 100 -year anniversary in 2003. In honor of its centennial anniversary, the company has been celebrating throughout the year with a host of events including a kick -off press conference, a Centennial Celebration Party for cabling industry members at the January 2003 BISCI show, a charity motorcycle rally, and finally, a gala Centennial Party and Fireworks Extravaganza on Saturday, August 9.


On the 9th, Siemon employees from the U.S. and over a dozen countries around the world, their families, and global business partners joined together to celebrate Siemon's momentous history. Facing a Great Depression, two World Wars, and periodic social and economic uncertainties, The Siemon Company has not only survived but thrived. Today, Siemon boasts offices in over 30 locations in Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, China, Singapore, Japan, and Australia and is proud to be known in the cabling industry as having product quality and service second to none.

"This has been a year filled with great celebration," said Carl N. Siemon, President of Siemon. "I am extremely proud of our company's past accomplishments and I look forward to the challenges and opportunities in our next century. I'd also like to thank the thousands of employees who have made Siemon a part of their lives over the past 100 years and our loyal customers who have made all of this possible. This celebration is for them."

At the Centennial Party and Fireworks Extravaganza, participants enjoyed food, activities, music (including Siemon's own CT River Mud band), fireworks, and raffle prizes - - including a 100 -year Edition Harley -Davidson motorcycle which was won by Siemon employee Oubone Phouthasak. While accepting her new Harley, Oubone commented, "It's nice to work for a company where you are considered part of a family."

About The Siemon Company
The Siemon Company, a world leader in network cabling systems, is a privately held company with four generations of manufacturing excellence. Established in 1903, Siemon is a global technology leader in the design and manufacture of high quality, structured cabling systems and components.

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