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60 Years of Success

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2010 – Recognized for the third consecutive year by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Companies

2009 – Volt wins Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Transactional Services at the Global Six Sigma and Business Improvement Awards

2009 – Volt is listed in the InformationWeek 500

2009 – Recognized by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Companies

2008 – Recognized as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work by iSixSigma Magazine.

2008 – Volt Workforce Solutions recognized by American Staffing Association with ASA Care Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for its "Go Green" initiative.

2008 – Acquires Advice Consulting, headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay, a provider of staffing, recruitment and outsourcing services.

2008 – Volt sells Directory Services Division assets to Yellow Pages Income Fund.

2008 – Recognized by Fortune as one of America’s Most Admired Companies.

2007 – Maintech recognized by Gartner Inc. among top Data Center service providers in North America.

2007 – Volt Delta Resources acquires LSSi Corp. which merged with DataServ, to form LSSiDATA, a subsidiary specializing in high-quality enterprise database licensing.

2007 – Rebrands full-service staffing as Volt Workforce Solutions.

2006 – Volt Delta acquires Varetis.

2006 – Launches Momentum, a Volt Information Sciences Company specializing in Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

2006 – Volt Delta Resources acquires Varetis Solutions GmbH, a developer of software, from Varetis AG.

2005 – Establishes Volt Asia, opening multiple locations to service customers in Taiwan

2005 — Forms DataServ.

2005 – ProcureStaff achieves first SAS 70 certification.

2005 – ProcureStaff develops proprietary data warehouse (first of its kind).

2004 – Volt Delta merges with Nortel Networks’ Directory Assistance division.

2004 – Achieves HR XML certification.

2002 – First staffing company to implement Six Sigma methodologies.

2001-2008 – Listed annually among InformationWeek 500 most innovative users of technology.

1999 – Exceeds $2 billion in sales.

1999 – Forms VMC division to support project and outsourcing work.

1998 – Acquires the Gatton Group in Great Britain, currently known as Volt Europe.

1997 – ProcureStaff launches first Vendor Management System (first of its kind in market).

1997 – Develops and deploys first iteration of VoltTrack applicant tracking and requisition technology.

1997 – Establishes its first Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) program.

1997 – Included in the S&P Small Cap Index.

1997 – Receives recognition as a Fortune1000 company, a Fortune Most Admired Company.

1996 – Establishes ProcureStaff, a Vendor Management Services (VMS) organization specializing in contingent workforce procurement.

1996 – Volt Services Group receives certification in the ISO 9002:1994 series of international quality standards.

1996 – Achieves $1 billion in sales.

1993 — Opens Volt Delta Europe.

1987 – Constructs Volt Corporate Park, new West Region headquarters in Orange, Calif.

1984 – Volt Delta completes development of its Improved Business Information System (IBIS).

1984 – Produces its first directory in Uruguay.

1983 – Opens facility in Uruguay to sell, produce and print directories.

1982 – Technical Services Division installs its prototype automated resume retrieval system, REX.

1982 – Delta completes the development of voice enhancement (DAS/V) to its computer-generated directory assistance system (DAS/C).

1980 – Purchases Delta/Maintech formed, establishing the Computer Systems segment.

1978 – Exceeds $100 million in annual sales.

1970 – Enters telecommunications services business.

1967 – The company is renamed Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

1966 – Creates Volt Instant Personnel in California, a forerunner to Volt Workforce Solutions.

1965 – Implements its first Managed Services Program (MSP) at Douglas Aircraft.

1962 – Volt stock is listed on the over-the-counter market and subsequently on NASDAQ (symbol: VOLT).

1957 – Becomes first staffing company to enter public equity markets.

1956 – Volt Technical Services begins providing temporary technical personnel.

1950 – Volt Technical Company, a technical publications service, is founded in New York City.




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