The Orion Network (Orion), Australia’s largest commercial digital two way radio network is pleased to announce that Crosscom, a founding partner of Orion, has been acquired by the CSE Group of companies (CSE) an international leader in the automation, telecommunications and environmental sectors.
Effective as of 1 July 2015, this strategic acquisition introduces a significant global partner into the Orion partnership and consolidates our position as the market leader in Australian digital two way radio communications.
A public company, CSE is listed on the Singapore Exchange and operates a network of more than 30 offices across 20 countries. Globally, CSE’s annual turnover is in excess of SGD$400m, with more than 1,300 employees worldwide.
In Australia and New Zealand, CSE Global employs 180 people generating an annual turnover of approximately AU$100m through operating entities CSE Comsource, CSE Transtel, CSE Uniserve, CSE W. Arthur Fisher, and soon, CSE Crosscom.
Hamish Duff, Orion’s Founding Director commented, “We are excited to welcome CSE Global to the Orion team. The introduction of a significant global communications partner to the group provides huge opportunities for our future growth and product innovation strategy.”
Orion congratulates Crosscom and in particular Craig Ross for his role in supporting Orion’s consistent growth and successful negotiations to secure the CSE merger. “Craig Ross is a highly respected member of the two way radio industry and this acquisition by CSE looks to future proof Crosscom’s leading position in the Victorian radio market,” said Duff.