||Black Box acquires AT&T’s Southeast Region NEC CPE Base; UCI Communications, LLC; and Mutual Telecom Services Inc.
||Black Box wins “Catalog of the Year” at the Multichannel Merchant awards for an unprecedented third time in four years.
Black Box exceeds the $1 billion revenue mark.
Black Box acquires ADS Telecom, Inc.; B&C Telephone, Inc.
||Black Box acquires the USA Commercial and Government, and Canadian Operations of NextiraOne, LLC, as well as Nu-Vision Technologies, LLC and Nortech Telecommunications Inc.
||Black Box wins “Catalog of the Year” at the Multichannel Merchant awards for the second consecutive year.
The product mix grows, and the company now offers more than 118,000 products in its catalogs and on-line.
Black Box acquires Norstan, Inc.; Converged Solutions Group, LLC; and Communication is World Interactive Networking, Inc.
||Black Box wins “Catalog of the Year” at the Multichannel Merchant awards.
||The number of Team Members hits 3000.
||BusinessWeek recognizes Black Box as one of the “Best 100 Small Companies.”
||The BLACK BOX® Catalog grows to 1488 pages.
||On-site capabilities expand to include telephony services.
||Black Box begins offering on-site data/infrastructure services in the United Kingdom. On-site services then quickly expand throughout Europe and the Pacific Rim.
Black Box is named one of the “200 Best Small Companies in America” by Forbes.
A new state-of-the-art distribution center opens at the Company’s headquarters in Lawrence, PA.
||Black Box offers its first on-site data/infrastructure services in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Later that year, Black Box expands its on-site offerings to Florida.
||Black Box goes on-line and within the first two weeks, visitors from 36 companies visit the site.
||Black Box goes public.
||In recognition of continued outstanding export trade, Black Box earns the U.S. President’s “E Star Award.”
||The company changes its name to Black Box.
||Product requests come in from around the world, and the company establishes the first of many international partnerships in Canada.
||The first BLACK BOX® Catalog rolls off the presses. It has six pages, contains nine products, and generates $170,000 in sales.
||Expandor, Inc. opens for business. Start selling connectivity devices, the little black boxes that clients need to connect their primary data communications products.