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AFL Showcases New Product Lineup at BICSI Fall Conference

9/20/2017
Newest product solutions include Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon®, ROGUE®/aeRos® Workflow Management solution and the FOCIS WiFi2 Fiber Inspection System.


AFL Introduces FOCIS WiFi2™ Fiber Inspection System

9/12/2017
AFL is launching the aeRos® connected FOCIS WiFi2, the next generation fiber optic connector inspection system that uses an Android or iOS wireless connection for live image video streaming, auto-focus and more.


AFL Associates Raise the Wall with Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg

9/6/2017
AFL associates gathered on the outskirts of the Northside community in Spartanburg to join in a wall-raising ceremony with Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg and the Thompson family.


AFL Modifies Poli-MOD® Module, Incorporates “Shutter” Technology

8/29/2017
The Poli-MOD patch and splice module (LC connector only) includes an automatic “shutter” for increased dust protection.


Two AFL Spartanburg Associates Recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters

8/28/2017
Lauren Cramer and Bryan Eddy were recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Upstate for their exceptional service.


AFL Awarded Three Technology Patents

8/24/2017
Patent awards were received for developing new products and technologies within the optical connectivity and accessories divisions.


AFL Introduces Thermal Stripping Product Line

8/3/2017
The single and multi-fiber thermal stripper combines ergonomic design with low level force to make stripping ideal for high fiber count applications.


AFL Introduces Pocket-sized, In-service PON Troubleshooting OTDR

7/10/2017
Designed for technicians activating and maintaining FTTH PON subscriber connections, the FS200-60 includes a 1650 nm filtered OTDR, VFL, optional power meter and optional Bluetooth®/WiFi connectivity.


AFL Recognized by United Way for Annual Campaign

6/26/2017
AFL received the top award for Outstanding Employee Giving ($150K - $200K), the Outstanding Campaign Committee Award and the Campaign Spirit Award.


FibreFab Volunteers Choose Thames Valley Air Ambulance

6/21/2017
The £1,320 grant is part of the Volunteers Choose program in which volunteers vote for the organization of their choice to receive the grant.


AFL Hyperscale Presents $6,000 Campaign Donation to United Way

6/20/2017
The grant was made possible by AFL Hyperscale associates in Kent, Washington and AFL’s Community Outreach Program which matched donations dollar-for-dollar up to $100.


AFL Awarded Nine Technology Patents

6/19/2017
Several associates received patent awards for developing new products and technologies in the optical connectivity, fusion splicing and test and inspection divisions.


AFL Associates Volunteer and Provide Grant to Uplands Community Centre

6/14/2017
Volunteers spent the time at the UET Community Enterprise Centre helping to improve their outside space.


AFL Associates Worldwide Donate $290K to Annual Giving Campaign

6/13/2017
The goal of the campaign was to support communities financially in areas where AFL has locations.


AFL Presents $2,500 to United Way of Central Carolinas

6/7/2017
The donations were made possible by AFL associates in Monroe, North Carolina and the surrounding area as well as AFL’s Community Outreach Program which supplemented donations.


AFL Associates Volunteer, Provide Grant to Harvest Hope in Greenville

6/6/2017
Volunteers shopped for clients, sorted and boxed food received for local nonprofits in the area and presented a $3,000 grant to Harvest Hope.


AFL Volunteers Choose National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

6/5/2017
NAMI received a $1,650 grant as part of AFL's Volunteers Choose program.


AFL Receives Multiple SC Chamber Workplace Safety Awards

6/2/2017
Companies with outstanding lost workday rates during the 2016 calendar year received this award.


Light Brigade Presents $6,000 to United Way of King County

6/1/2017
This marks the fifth year that Light Brigade has embarked on a United Way campaign that supports youth, builds financial stability, ends homelessness and gives kids an equal chance.


AFL Presents $14,000 to United Way Organizations in the Northeast

6/1/2017
The annual campaign resulted in a $14,000 donation--$9,000 to Granite United Way and $5,000 to United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.


AFL Presents 2017-2018 Naruse Academic Scholarship Award

5/24/2017
The award was presented to Kelsey Mercurio, daughter of Joseph Mercurio, software engineer with AFL’s test and inspection division in Lowell, Massachusetts.


AFL Unveils $237,000 Campaign Donation to United Way of the Piedmont

5/23/2017
Made possible by AFL associates and AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the donation set a record with a 14 percent increase over the previous year and a 37 percent increase in donors.


AFL Launches OTDR Modules for ROGUE®/aeRos® Platforms

5/22/2017
Quad and Dual Single-mode Modules support cloud archiving and reporting


AFL Attains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

5/9/2017
Quality Management System Certification received for “the design and manufacture of hardware accessories for electric and rail applications."


AFL Launches Hi-Temp Fiber Optic Cable Solution at OTC

4/27/2017
New product introductions include a new fiber optic high temperature cable structure with proven performance to 300°C.


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