NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association announced today that it has established a new all-time record for member companies, reaching the 1,000 member mark for the first time in the organization’s 25-year history. Oddville Communications, Inc., a Cynthiana, Kentucky-based company, has the special distinction of becoming the 1,000th NATE member company.
“Reaching the 1,000 member mark is incredibly gratifying and will provide additional momentum and wind in our sails as we prepare to enter the annual membership renewal cycle,” said NATE Member Services Committee Chairwoman Jordyn Ladner from MILLERCO in Gulfport, Mississippi. “NATE has a great story to tell as our Association’s member companies are on the front lines deploying the networks and infrastructure that bring next-generation connectivity to communities in the United States and around the globe. We look forward to continuing to tell this story to a larger, more diverse audience to position the organization for future growth and influence,” added Ladner.
“This is a substantial milestone achieved through a unified commitment to NATE’s core values through active participation of all members, and I am excited to see where we can go from here,” stated Member Services Committee Member Tommy Lewis, a Project Manager at Hayden Tower Service, Inc. in Topeka, Kansas.
“This is a banner day in the Association’s history,” added NATE Member Services Coordinator Jill Rethke. “NATE member companies set themselves apart and are the gold standard from a safety and quality standpoint. Rest assured, we will continue to work hard to deliver additional tangible benefits and services to enhance the value of being a part of the NATE family,” Rethke added.
NATE member companies consist of tower and communications infrastructure contractor firms, general contractors, tower owners, wireless carriers, engineering firms, technology companies, public safety entities, non-profit organizations, licensed design professionals, manufacturers, distributors and training companies. For NATE membership information, companies and industry stakeholders are encouraged to call (605) 882-5865 or visit the Association’s website at http://natehome.com/membership.