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Sixnet to Acquire JBM Electronics

The deal extends Sixnet’s wireless portfolio and solidifies the company’s position in commercial and industrial grade wireless Machine-to-Machine markets.

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Sixnet LLC (, a Ballston Lake, N.Y.-based supplier of machine-to machine (M2M) data communications products announced on Sept. 9 that it has reached an agreement to acquire JBM Electronics Co., St. Louis, a provider of networking connectivity solutions.

The acquisition solidifies Sixnet’s position as a leading provider of wireless networking solutions across a broad range of mobile operators and geographies, the company said. Sixnet currently markets a line of rugged industrial and commercial products under the BlueTree Wireless brand. JBM is a provider of network connectivity solutions for enterprise class customers.  

“Our acquisition of JBM Electronics further enhances Sixnet's emergence as a global leader of wireless networking solutions. We are principally focused on solutions that will make our customers more competitive, by removing costs from their business,” said Hilton Nicholson, Sixnet chief executive officer. “JBM’s customers have consistently benefited financially from the innovation in design and the reliability of product in the field.”

JBM Electronics provides a total connectivity solution to commercial and industrial enterprises, including embedded protocol conversion solutions; highly secure and reliable Internet Protocol (IP) and cellular networking solutions; design, project management, configuration and deployment services; and back-end monitoring, managing and maintenance.

Sixnet LLC

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