ABSTRACT

ADC Telecommunications is a leading global supplier of equipment and software for telecommunications, cable television, broadcast, wireless, and enterprise networks. The company was founded in 1935 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where it still has its corporate headquarters. The company has annual sales exceeding $2 billion, close to 14,000 employees worldwide, and market capitalization of $6 billion, in July 2001. ADC has sales, manufacturing, and development offices in more than 35 countries and sells to over 130 countries. ADC’s main manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Scotland, Mexico, and China.