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PghTech News Wire: Intervala, Lumen and

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Here are the latest headlines from Pittsburgh Technology Council members:

Intervala Acquires EPE Corporation

Intervala LLC, a premier full-service electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced its acquisition of EPE Corporation in Manchester, New Hampshire. The acquisition further enlarges Intervala’s manufacturing capabilities, capacity and resources in the Northeast region of the U.S. and expands the Company’s global customer base. Intervala also has manufacturing operations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area and Hudson, N.H. The addition of EPE expands Intervala’s total operating space to 325,000 square feet.

EPE, which begins doing business under the Intervala name immediately, was founded in 1957 and manufactures high quality, complex printed circuit board assemblies and integrated electronic and electromechanical systems. The acquisition provides Intervala with additional manufacturing capacity in these capability areas and adds several top-tier customers in the defense industry and other high-reliability markets.

With the acquisition, Intervala has named James D. (JD) Bell Jr., former president and CEO of EPE, as vice president and general manager responsible for leadership and oversight of Intervala’s operations in the Northeast region. Bell was with EPE for 26 years and previously served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.


Lumen Named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Services, Global

Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) has been named a Leader in the February 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. This is the second consecutive year Lumen has been positioned in the Leader's quadrant. The report evaluated network service providers on their Ability to Execute and their Completeness of Vision.

"Lumen's next-gen application platform is built on our world-class, resilient network that delivers critical data services to customers," said Shaun Andrews, Lumen chief marketing officer. "We believe being recognized again as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant reaffirms that a customer-first approach is the right way to help prioritize our investments and development roadmap. Offering a platform isn't just about the individual services we offer – it's also about what our customers' success looks like. We tailor-made our platform to help businesses succeed in creating next-gen digital experiences in the 4th Industrial Revolution. We're really proud of that."


Trustpoint Announces New President for Translate.One

Trustpoint.One, a leading litigation support provider in the U.S., today officially announced that Peter Smith will be the new President of its translations division, Translate.One. Smith, who has over 25 years’ experience in the translation industry, will bring his industry knowledge to help accelerate Translate.One’s presence in the translation industry.

Mark Hawn, CEO of Trustpoint.One stated, “we are excited to announce Peter Smith as our new President of Translate.One. Peter’s global experience in leading sales and multifaceted operations teams to support the complex needs of our international clients will serve our commitment to growth and client satisfaction.”

“I am pleased to be joining Translate.One at such an energizing time for the company.  Not only have they experienced impressive growth, but with advanced plans for significant new offerings, the company is headed for a great future,” stated Smith.

Smith has been CEO or President of five language services, consulting and technology organizations, including being CEO at SDL Language Services and Consulting Group.

Smith added “Our strong combination of experienced people, investments in technology, and our responsiveness to client needs enables us to offer one solution for all their language requirements.”