Don Doty, VP of operations for wireless network services company Velocitel, was presented with the Bill Carlson Lifetime Service Award. Doty has long been associated with Doty-Moore Tower Services, acquired by Velocitel last year. He has also been involved in NATE for many years, including as chairman. [Read more…]
Northbrook, IL, February 24, 2015: FDH Velocitel, a leading infrastructure engineering and construction services company, has acquired the assets of Stainless, LLC, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected broadcast tower structural engineering firms. The acquisition includes an engineering team, CAD craftsmen, broadcast tower construction crews, and a library of over 7,500 structural drawings representing work that Stainless, LLC has constructed for the radio, television, microwave, and general communications industry since 1947. As many as half of the broadcast towers standing in the United States were fabricated by Stainless, LLC, of Lansdale, PA. [Read more…]
Northbrook, IL, February 13, 2015: Velocitel, Inc. (“Velocitel”), a wireless network services company, has acquired the assets of FDH, a multidisciplinary engineering, investigation and construction company.
“This acquisition expands the footprint of Velocitel into new areas that are part of our growth strategy. FDH is one of the most respected engineering companies in the field, with a deep breadth of knowledge in civil and water, geotechnical, and structural engineering. Their capabilities are a natural complement to our existing suite of engineering and construction services,” says Kevin G. Hostetler, CEO of Velocitel. [Read more…]
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Velocitel, a wireless network services company, has just announced the appointment of Kevin G. Hostetler as new CEO. Hostetler has a background in working with private equity firms and has held leadership roles at highly engineered product companies IDEX and Ingersoll-Rand. His skills have led to improved strategic development, double digit growth and award winning product developments for past employers.
James Estes, who was the CEO and is now the Chairman of the Board, made the announcement internally on Friday, November 21. [Read more…]
Wireless Industry Safety Task Force Unveils 100% Tie-Off 24/7 Public Service Announcement Video
(Orlando, Florida) — The Wireless Industry Safety Task Force today unveiled the first in a series of public service announcement videos as part of the 100% Tie-Off 24/7 Awareness Campaign.
The PSA video entitled “Heart of a Tower Climber” was released during the Task Force meeting that was held at the 2014 PCIA Wireless Infrastructure Show in Orlando, Florida.
“The Wireless Industry Safety Task Force is excited to officially unveil the first Public Service Announcement video in order to drive home the message that 100% tie-off is the law and needs to be adhered to at all times,” said Task Force member Sherm Lucius from SAI Communications. [Read more…]