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Wells Communications Joins BearCom, a Leading Provider and Integrator of Wireless Communications Solutions

BearCom expands presence throughout the state of New York

May 3, 2019: Dallas, TX — BearCom Group, Inc.  (“BearCom”), the nation’s largest and pre-eminent provider of wireless push-to-talk communications equipment and solutions for two-way radios and other voice, video, and data technologies, today announced that Wells Communications has joined the BearCom family. Wells was founded nearly 70 years ago and operates out of three locations in upstate New York.

Since 1950, Wells has served customers in public safety, schools, construction, manufacturing hospitality, retail, utilities, transportation and logistics, and a wide variety of other public and commercial enterprises. Wells specializes in a full range of wireless communication solutions, including two-way radio design and deployment, device repair, maintenance contracts, system management, FCC licensing, and more. In addition, Wells has earned the prestigious Service Elite Specialist designation from Motorola Solutions.  

“It’s an exciting milestone that the experienced and knowledgeable team at Wells Communications is joining the BearCom family,” said Bob Craycraft, Chief Executive Officer and President of BearCom. “With our combined resources, we can now offer the important Public Safety agencies, educational customers and commercial businesses that Wells serves an even greater selection of innovative, reliable, and comprehensive solutions to meet their goals for safety, productivity, and efficiency.”

Wells has built a successful, long-term reputation in the wireless communications industry with their deep commitment to be a “Total Communications Solutions” provider with the enduring goal, “TO MAKE IT EASY FOR CUSTOMERS TO DO BUSINESS WITH US.” With Wells now anchoring the upstate New York region, BearCom can significantly extend the reach of the company’s existing New York/New Jersey location, as well as enhance opportunities for the strong equipment rental location in Boston.

Terms of the transaction were not announced.

Customers who need assistance with two-way radio Sales, Rentals, or Services are invited to call 518.283.2735.

About BearCom

BearCom provides a broad line of high-performance wireless voice, video and data communications products, rentals, services, and complete mobility solutions. Founded in 1981, BearCom is North America’s largest solutions provider and a wireless system integrator of push-to-talk wireless communications equipment, serving customers from coast-to-coast branch offices located throughout the U.S. and Canada. BearCom, headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area, employs more than 1000 people. BearCom has been designated as a Motorola Solutions Platinum Channel Partner and Service Elite Specialist.


About Wells Communications

Wells Communication Service was established in 1950 after Bill Wells was approached by Motorola to become an installation and service provider for Public Safety Systems in the Capital District of New York. The company grew as Motorola sold more and more two-way radio systems in the area. In 1976, Bill Wells sold the business to the current ownership. Throughout its history, Wells has been the communications solutions provider of choice for many high-profile public and private enterprises; and always strives to deliver outstanding service while making it easier for customers of all sizes to do business with the company.

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