Robinson Nugent, Inc. Wins Multimillion-Dollar Contract for Lucent Backplane Connector NEW ALBANY, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2000--Robinson Nugent, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNIC - news), a high technology connector manufacturer announced today that they have been awarded the contract for the backplane connector for the newly released MAX TNT switch. The MAX TNT is a multiprotocol WAN access switch that enables carriers, ISPs, corporations and major network providers to offer a variety of access services such as analog, ISDN, leased T1/E1 and Frame Relay. Because the MAX TNT is the highest-density product in its class, it dramatically reduces rack space requirements while driving down the price per port.
According to Ray Wandell, Vice President Sales, North America, the Robinson Nugent connector system chosen was the METPAKTM2 Inverse System that has gained wide acceptance in the network service industry. ``It has been selected by many of our customers who participate in the Internet service providers marketplace,'' says Mr. Wandell.
Robinson Nugent, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets electronic connectors, integrated circuit sockets and cable assemblies. Its products are sold throughout the world for use by manufacturers of computers, telecommunications equipment, automobiles and industrial controls, and a wide variety of other products to interconnect components of electronic systems.