FORE Systems Inc. is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of local area networking products. The company's products are based on Asynchronous Transfer Mode technology. ATM technology can be used to tie together networks both within an enterprise and externally to customers, suppliers and distributors.
The company has a newly built headquarters in Warrendale totaling approximately 300,000 square feet, and it employs 1,361.
Last year, the company earned $41.5 million compared to earnings of $9.7 million the year before. However, it estimates that $29.4 million was spent last year for merger-related expenses.
The company's …