COMARK becomes Hitachi Kokusai Comark

Broadcast transmitter manufacturer COMARK is consolidated into Hitachi Kokusai Comark.

COMARK Communications LLC today announced that Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.  represented by President and Chief Executive Officer Manabu Shinomoto, will reorganize COMARK to a consolidated subsidiary of New York-based Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd.The COMARK corporate name will be changed to Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC, and known as “Hitachi Kokusai Comark.”

The sales and maintenance businesses of broadcasting transmitters and codecs that were handled by the Midwest office of Hitachi Kokusai America (Elgin, Illinois, U.S.) will be integrated into Hitachi Kokusai Comark. The Elgin offices were closed in March, 2015.

COMARK President and CEO Richard E. Fiore, Jr. said “The acquisition of COMARK moves our company into a position of financial stability and augments our engineering and development commitment to the industry. We have fostered a great relationship with Hitachi Kokusai and the new products we will be showing at NAB will prove that we are well on the right track to meet our customer’s needs now and into the future. Products such as the PARALLAX; our latest high power liquid cooled solid state system, and the new E-Compact air cooled Doherty transmitter line will fill out our product portfolio for complete offerings across all power levels.”

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. is wholly owned company of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. markets and sells video cameras & systems, digital transmission, processing and recording devices for the broadcast television, cable, video production, and industrial vision markets.

For over 40 years COMARK has been synonymous with broadcast expertise and innovation. A trusted partner to the world’s leading broadcasters, COMARK has pioneered many developments that have shaped the industry, leading innovation in IOT & MSDC-IOT technology, transistorized solid-state technology, Digital Adaptive Pre-correction (DAP), and also winning multiple Emmy Awards; and gaining numerous patents in technologies that have become fundamental to broadcasting.

Visit COMARK at NAB in booth SU 3021.

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