R&M grows US business with Optimum Fiberoptics acquisition

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Swiss cabling firm, R&M has acquired US fibre optic cable and connectivity company, Optimum Fiberoptics. The move is part of R&M’s strategy to accelerate growth in the US.

Founded in 1997, Optimum has a number of customers in Washington D.C. and the Mid-Atlantic states. With its new location on the East Coast, R&M is able to offer its products and services nationwide. The company says that further investments will follow over the next two years to further strengthen its presence in North America. 

Markus Huber, executive vice president at R&M North America said: ‘Optimum is ideally located to serve our existing customer base on the East Coast as well as to target new customer groups. Furthermore, it will give us excellent access to the fast-growing data centre market area in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia.’

Added Jay Megan, co-founder of Optimum: ‘We are proud to become part of R&M and are convinced that with the additional resources and technology we can take our business to the next level.’

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