EMCO Communications Joins BearCom, a Leading Provider and Integrator of Wireless Communications

BearCom expands presence throughout Greater Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region

June 22, 2018: Dallas, TX —BearCom Group, Inc.  (“BearCom”), North America’s largest and pre-eminent provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions for two-way radios and other voice and data technologies, today announced that EMCO Communications has joined the BearCom family.  EMCO is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a satellite facility in Hammond, Louisiana to help deliver field services and logistics support throughout Louisiana, and the Gulf Coast region.

For more than 55 years, EMCO has been bringing the latest in communications, wireless technology, and emergency notification to customers. EMCO has vertical expertise in Petrochemical, Public Safety/ Law Enforcement (including EMS), Education, Hospitality, and Transportation. Using experience gained in demanding petrochemical environments, EMCO has established and follows strict guidelines and codes for employee safety and security and has won numerous awards for safety performance, and is recognized by Motorola Solutions as a Service Elite Specialist.

“EMCO has a rich history of offering Motorola Solutions equipment and services. In addition, their team has a deep understanding of how digital communications complement the robust information technology environment,” said Mark Kroh, Chief Executive Officer of BearCom. “Combining the unique expertise EMCO offers with BearCom’s core strengths, allows us to deliver broader and more innovative solutions throughout the Public, Industrial, and Commercial sectors. We’re delighted EMCO is joining the BearCom family so we can offer customers in this region greater value, added technical capabilities and more services than ever before.”

EMCO’s reputation is built on offering mission-critical communication networks that deliver the highest levels of safety and security. The company provides the very best wireless two-way radio voice and data technologies, along with dispatch consoles, infrastructure, and accessories. To keep people and property safer, EMCO also offers call boxes, Whelen Engineering warning systems and sirens, as well as ruggedized Guardian Telecom communications equipment for the most demanding industrial operations.

Rentals:
To better serve the EMCO customer base, BearCom has the largest rental fleet in the world of two-way radios, Intrinsically Safe radios for sensitive environments and cellular push-to-talk devices. These units deliver high-efficiency communications for labor-intensive projects such refinery and petrochemical plant turn-rounds, as well as for event management.

Terms of the transaction were not announced.  EMCO Technologies / IT Services was not part of the transaction and will continue to operate as EMCO Technologies, Inc.

Customers who need assistance with two-way radio Sales, Rentals, or Services are invited to call 1.800.960.3626.


About BearCom
BearCom provides a broad line of high-performance wireless voice and data communications products, rentals, services, and complete mobility solutions. Founded in 1981, BearCom is North America’s largest solutions provider and wireless system integrator of push-to-talk communications equipment, serving customers from 50+ branch offices located throughout the U.S. and Canada. BearCom, headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area, employs more than 700 people. BearCom has been designated as a Motorola Solutions Service Elite Specialist. Visit: www.bearcom.com

About EMCO Communications
EMCO Communications has been a part of the technology world for more than 50 years. Having begun as a Motorola radio repair shop in 1962, the company has changed with the times and remained a leader in the marketplace. Through it all, EMCO Communications has never lost sight of its true purpose: to bring the latest in communications, wireless technology, and emergency notification to the marketplace in effective and innovative ways. That’s good business. That’s EMCO Communications!