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Hubbell Completes GAI-Tronics Acquisition
ORANGE, CT.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2000--Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) has completed the acquisition of all of the common stock of GAI-Tronics Corporation, the industrial communications subsidiary of Salient 3 Communications (Nasdaq/NMS:STCIA).

GAI-Tronics Corporation is a leading supplier to the global market for specialized communications systems designed for indoor and outdoor hazardous environments. Applications include systems for intra-facility communication, monitoring and emergency notification, telephone systems for public access, emergency and industrial communications, and land mobile radio system peripherals. GAI-Tronics will join Hubbell's Industrial Technology operations. Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for commercial, industrial, utility, and telecommunications markets. With $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, participates in a joint venture in Taiwan, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Orange, CT.