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AFL’s Services Division Recognized by the City of London

Gold Award acknowledges companies that consistently exceed the requirements of the Code of Good Practice

AFL Recognized by United Way for Annual Campaign

Recipient of three awards including a top award for Outstanding Employee Giving ($150K - $200K)

AFL Presents $9,000 to United Way Affiliates in the Northeast

Granite United Way received a $7,000 donation and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley received a $2,000 donation

AFL Adds Connector Inspection Reporting to TRM® 2.0 Test Results Manager

TRM 2.0 software may be used to create inspection only reports, as well as combined OTDR, OLTS/OPM and inspection reports using images and pass/fail results from AFL’s FOCIS Flex and FOCIS WiFi inspection solutions

Light Brigade Presents $5,000 to United Way of King County

Light Brigade presented United Way of King County with a check for $5,000.

AFL Presents 2016-2017 Naruse Academic Scholarship Awards

Jon Latimer and Katherine Featherstone Receive Annual Scholarship

Light Brigade® and FTTH Council Announce New Certification for FTTx-OSP Design Course

Design certification program will be launched this June at the FTTH Council’s FTTH Connect conference in Nashville, Tennessee

AFL Receives Six New Patents for Products and Technologies

Patents are being used to enhance Optical Connectivity and Apparatus (OCA) products, fiber optic cable and sensing products

AFL Presents $208,000 to United Way of the Piedmont

Donation was made possible by AFL associates, as well as AFL’s Community Outreach Program, which supplemented donations

AFL Announces 2016-2017 Naruse Academic Scholarship Recipients

Katherine Featherstone, daughter of Richard Featherstone, director of manufacturing growth and capital projects for AFL, and Jon Latimer, son of Brian Latimer, services field technician for AFL in Canada

AFL’s Services Division Achieves COR™ Certification for Safety Programs in Saskatchewan, Canada

AFL continues to prioritize the safety and well-being of its associates, clients and the general public while delivering a broad portfolio of telecom service capabilities

AFL Receives N.C. Department of Labor Safety Awards

Awards program recognizes private and public firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain good safety records

AFL Recognized for Recycling Efforts by SC DHEC

Program recognizes outstanding waste reduction and recycling efforts

AFL Awards Three Grants to Upstate Organizations

Grants support education and social programs targeted toward helping families and individuals

AFL Associates Worldwide Give Back to their Communities

Each year, AFL associates around the world participate in a Month of Service, engaging in projects that support communities and invest in the future. Held throughout the month of April, seven AFL locations volunteered at organizations to support and better their community.

AFL Receives 2016 Community Partner Award

Award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of organizations whose support made a significant impact in the community

AFL Launches New ConductaClean® Tool for Distribution Market at IEEE PES Expo

All sizes of transmission and distribution conductor can be quickly and thoroughly cleaned

AFL Receives a Commendation of Excellence Award

Awards recognize companies and their associates who have had a commendable Lost Workday Case Rate during the previous calendar year

AFL General Counsel Receives Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award

The award is the highest honor that the Association bestows on an alumnus or alumna

Light Brigade Announces New Training Offerings

High-speed Fiber Optic Systems Training DVD, Amp Mobile Learning Tool, Spanish Bilingual Fiber Optic Training Class

AFL Supports Initiative to End Domestic Violence

Funding will be used for shelter expenses and services

AFL Receives Outstanding Safety Record Award from SCMA

Ridgeview, Hidden Lake and USAC facilities in Spartanburg met or exceeded the requirements to earn this award

AFL Volunteers Assemble Prosthetic Hands for Children

Associates volunteered their time to assemble, adjust and fine-tune 10 3D-printed prosthetic hands to give to children with symbrachydactyly

AFL Releases MDU Product Set for FTTx Applications

MDU products offer both pre-connectorized and splicing solutions

AFL Australia Launches Infinity Fibre Distribution Frame

IFDF can present 3120 spliced terminations making it one of the highest density frames on the market


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