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MOTOROLA CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN PLANTATION

 MOTOROLA CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN PLANTATION
 PLANTATION, Fla., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola, Inc., Radio


Products Group today commemorated 20 years of operation in the city of Plantation with a re-dedication of the facility's newly remodeled employee dining area. The company, whose South Florida operations began in 1969 in the city of Oakland Park, opened its Plantation facility in 1971.
 "We feel great pride in having been a major employer in Plantation for 20 years," said Merle Gilmore, senior vice president and general manager of Motorola's Radio Products Group. "We have seen tremendous growth in that period of time, and are proud to have played a part in it.
 "We are committed to continue to be one of Broward County's premier employers," Gilmore continued. "Our Plantation facility is a world leader in the design and manufacture of two-way radio communications equipment. We believe we have become best-in-class in our industry and are committed to maintaining that standard of excellence."
 Motorola designs and manufactures two-way mobile and portable radio communications equipment at the 625,000-square-foot facility, which is located at 8000 West Sunrise Blvd. in Plantation, Fla. The company employs 2,200 associates at this location.
 Motorola is one of the world's leading providers of electronic equipment, systems, components and services for worldwide markets. Products include two-way radios, pagers, cellular telephone systems, semiconductors, defense and aerospace electronics, automotive and industrial electronic equipment, computers, data communications and information processing and handling equipment.
 Motorola was a winner of the first annual Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 1988, in recognition of its superior company-wide quality management process.
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 /NOTE TO EDITOR: Motorola is a trademark of Motorola, Inc./
 /CONTACT: Ken Countess of Motorola, Inc., 305-475-5603/ CO: Motorola, Inc. ST: Florida IN: CPR TLS SU: SS-MR -- FL021 -- 6141 11/21/91 18:12 EST
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