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Re: Stromberg Carlson Company?

Steven Lichter (
Wed, 17 Aug 2005 23:59:42 GMT

Carl Navarro wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 23:37:27 GMT, John McHarry <>
> wrote:

>> On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 04:10:43 +0000, Steven Lichter wrote:

>>> I believe the equipment manufacturing division moved to Florida and is
>>> part of General Dynamics.

>> They are in Florida, and I think part of Siemens, or they were a while
>> back. They were a fairly big supplier to independent telcos, and one
>> of the few to make the transition to digital switching. Their DCO
>> competed quite well with Northern Telecom's DMS-10 and smaller
>> DMS-100s.

> Back in 1982, General Dynamics sold off all of the telecommunications
> divisons. The "Stromberg Carlson" telephone manufacturing and ATC,
> decorator phones, went to Comdial. The CO switch manufacturing part
> was in Lake Mary, FL and it was not part of the sale as I remember,
> but GDCC did not retain it.

> Rolm bought Stromberg and later Siemens and now it's called
> Siemens-Stromberg.

> Carl Navarro

General Dynamics still has a full service COEI Installation division, I
get calls from their recruters a couple times a year. I know that GD
had bought Stromberg Carlson.

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