MacLean Network Solutions, or MNS, offers a comprehensive line of Outside Plant Hardware for all your pole to pole, pole to house, and grounding & bonding needs. We serve the Communications market, which includes Telephone, Broadband, Satellite, Electrical Coop, and Wireless, and support the Electronics industry with a full line of electromechanical components. Our domestic manufacturing footprint allows us to provide the highest level of service, and we proudly back up our products with application training and support, which MNS uniquely provides to the market.
MacLean Power LLC, dba MacLean Power Systems (MPS), is pleased to announce the completion of a transaction whereby MPS is merging its telecommunications business with the equivalent business of Senior Industries, Inc to form a new venture, MacLean Senior Industries (MSI). MPS will hold a controlling interest in MSI.
The new venture will be led by Joe Francaviglia, Senior’s CEO and majority owner, and headquartered at Senior’s existing facility in Wood Dale, Illinois. MSI will supply a wide variety of outside plant infrastructure components to the telecommunications and cable TV markets. Products will include both drop line and pole line hardware, anchoring systems, connectors, grounding and bonding products, formed wire and electronics components.
“Both Senior and MPS have long been committed to serving the telecommunications and cable TV markets. This new venture strengthens that commitment considerably and positions MSI to become an even more valuable supplier to our customers”, stated Tom Smith, MPS’s President and CEO.
Barry L. MacLean, Chairman and CEO of MPS’s parent company MacLean-Fogg, commented, “I am thrilled at the new venture MacLean has created with Senior Industries and especially excited about the addition of such a capable executive as Joe Francaviglia to the MacLean Team.”
MPS is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing a broad basket of products for the Transmission and Distribution infrastructure of the electrical grid, as well as related products used in the communications infrastructure and civil construction markets. MPS operates facilities in the US, Canada, Australia, Asia and Europe with sales offices throughout the world.
Senior Industries is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of outside plant hardware and electronic components for the communications (CATV, Telephone, and Satellite TV) and electronics and industries. Senior specializes in drop line hardware and grounding and bonding hardware within the communications industry.