CSF Technologies Opens Orlando Office to Expand Opportunities for Defense Simulation Work

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2014) — CSF Technologies, headquartered in Camden, N.J., recently opened offices at the UCF Business Incubator in Central Florida Research Park to take advantage of the “Soft Landing” program that provides out-of-state and foreign businesses a location from which to introduce their operations in Florida and the U.S.

Laurette Gibbs, vice president of CSF Technologies, said the company opened an office at the east Orlando location in order to expand its efforts in the military simulation and training industry.

CSF Technologies specializes in network cabling and infrastructure, audio visual and video teleconferencing engineering.

“CSF Technologies is an information technology solutions company that delivers proactive management solutions and expert resources to support critical business technologies for government and commercial customers,” Gibbs explained.

Gibbs said CSF is registered as an 8(a) certified company with the U.S. Small Business Administration, a certified HUB Zone company as well as a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business.

CSF and Mercom Corp., headquartered in Pawley’s Island, S.C., recently entered into a mentor/protégé relationship to establish MercomCSF, an 8(a) joint venture that combines the strengths of both companies.

“We are very excited to expand into Central Florida. We anticipate even more growth in 2015 with newly established customers and partnerships here and throughout the state.  In addition our mentor-protégé relationship with Mercom Corp. and our newly formed 8(a) joint venture with them – MercomCSF, LLC – will enhance our ability to be a provider-of-choice for network cabling and infrastructure, audio visual and video teleconferencing engineering and a trusted added value reseller,” Gibbs said.

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For more information contact: 
Laurette Gibbs, Vice President, CSF Technologies, 888-495-7561 lgibbs@csftechnologies.com
Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426, carolann.dykes@ucf.edu;
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc 407-644 4142 lvershelco@aol.com

About CSF Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 2002 by Curtis Freeman, a Service Disabled Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, CSF Technologies, Inc. is an information technology solutions company.  CSF delivers proactive management solutions and expert resources to support critical business technologies with detailed experience in IT Infrastructure Support and Systems Engineering. CSF is committed to delivering innovative, agile, timely solutions that are cost efficient and effective.

About the UCF Business Incubation Program 
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.

With eight facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando, St. Cloud and Winter Springs. Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on regional economic output.  During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program.  For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.