AT&T: Wins $3 Million Contract Renewal from Menasha

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NEENAH, Wis. – AT&T today announced it has won a $3 million, 3-year networking contract renewal from Menasha Corp., one of America’s oldest private companies. Menasha and its subsidiaries specialize in corrugated packaging, paperboard, printing, returnable plastic material handling, engineered plastics, consumer promotions and pharmaceutical labeling and packaging.

Under the contract, AT&T will continue to provide IP-enabled technology that proactively manages Menasha’s corporate network, integrating more than 46 facilities in 17 states. AT&T will also provide Menasha’s remotely deployed workers secure access to the corporate network. In addition, AT&T will continue to host Menasha’s internet proxy server out of its Chicago-area Internet Data Center (IDC), providing Menasha with internet access continuity capabilities. AT&T owns and operates 26 IDCs around the world.

“AT&T’s global networking capabilities help us use information technology to move our business forward,” said Russ Kiel, director, information technology, Menasha Corp. “The contract we have with AT&T allows us to focus our resources and energy on our customers, and the superior network connectivity we receive from AT&T allow our employees access to the network anytime, anywhere. Additionally, we know AT&T’s business continuity capabilities ensure our network is kept up and running at all times.”

Through the secure AT&T BusinessDirectÒ portal, Menasha gains around-the-clock online access to real-time reports on network performance and direct connection to electronic billing and trouble management systems.

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About Menasha Corp.
Established in 1849, Menasha Corporation (www.menasha.com) is one of America’s oldest privately held manufacturing companies. Menasha Corp.’s five subsidiaries specialize in corrugated and plastic returnable packaging, labeling, high-performance engineered plastics, in-store consumer promotion, and pharmaceutical labeling and packaging. The $1 billion company has 4,600 employees working from 57 facilities located in the U.S. and overseas.