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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.


AFL Launches New Fixed V-groove Fusion Splicer

4/26/2017
The new Fujikura 12S-C fixed V-groove fusion splicer retains the same high quality and workmanship of the Fujikura 12S, but is available with sheath clamps instead of fiber holders.


AFL Awards Thames Valley Adventure Playground £2,500 Grant

4/25/2017
The Playground is an organisation that offers a unique range of adventurous, therapeutic and educational play activities for children and adults with all types of disability.


AFL Presents $12,500 Grant to GSSM Foundation

4/18/2017
The grant supports its new Spartanburg-based summer camp for middle schoolers, iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation, as well as its Business Leadership Network (BLN).


AFL Volunteers Choose Hope Remains Ranch and Roper Mountain Science Center

4/10/2017
AFL volunteers presented $12,600 in grants to two nonprofit organizations in South Carolina.


AFL Presents $50K in Grants to South Carolina Organizations

4/6/2017
The grants support several upstate nonprofit organizations and focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education and social services programs.


AFL Expands Fiber Connector Inspection Product Line

4/5/2017
AFL has expanded its portfolio of fiber connector inspection products by adding the FOCIS Flex No Wireless (NW) version of its award-winning FOCIS Flex inspection probe.


AFL Presents Grant to the Westborough Food Pantry

4/3/2017
The $2,000 grant was made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program and will benefit the elderly population.


AFL Awards $15K Grant to Middle Tyger Community Center

3/28/2017
Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the grant will support the This Is My Child program and provide scholarships for low-income families and enhance the science curriculum for the new 3K class.


AFL Recipient of SCMA Workplace Safety Award

3/27/2017
Two AFL facilities were honored with the South Carolina Manufacturers Association (SCMA) Plant Safety Award for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016.


AFL Supports Turning Point in its Mission to Eradicate Domestic Violence

3/21/2017
AFL awarded a $5,000 grant to Turning Point, Inc., an organization that supports victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse by providing safe shelter, advocacy, prevention and social change.


AFL/Fujikura Launch Board Connectivity and Wrapping Tube Cable at OFC 2017

3/14/2017
New product introductions include optical card edge and on-card assemblies and Wrapping Tube Cable with SWR® Technology.


AFL Awards Grant to Pemi Youth Center

3/14/2017
Pemi Youth Center is an organization that serves youth from 10 to 17 in the New Hampshire community


AFL Wrapping Tube Cable Recognized With 4.0 Score in 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program

3/9/2017
Presented annually by Lightwave, the Lightwave Innovation Reviews program distinguishes top products and solutions available within the optical networking industry as determined by a stellar panel of third-party judges.


AFL Introduces the Rogue® iB1 Intelligent Base

3/8/2017
Hand-held and portable with a unique kickstand design that allows for portrait or landscape viewing, the Rogue iB1 utilizes interchangeable and hot-swappable test modules for maximum flexibility.


Light Brigade Introduces Fiber to the Antenna Training Course

3/8/2017
The four-day, instructor-led course is ideal for those working on the unique challenges of extending fiber to equipment on towers and rooftops, or DAS applications.


AFL FlexScan PON OTDR Honored by 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program

3/7/2017
With a score of 4 out of 5 possible points, the FlexScan PON OTDR was recognized as "an excellent product with technical features and performance that provides clear and substantial benefits to customers."


AFL Introduces Enhanced FOCIS Flex Connector Inspection

2/14/2017
The enhanced FOCIS Flex is a self-contained, handheld connector inspection solution with a host of new features including a larger, brighter display plus MPO multi-fiber connector inspection with auto-focus and pass/fail analysis.


AFL Awarded 2016 Supplier Partner of the Year

2/2/2017
The award was presented for combined overall growth in sales dollars, growth in the percentage of sales, overall growth and collaborative sales efforts at Kriz-Davis locations.


AFL Awarded Five Technology Patents

2/1/2017
Several AFL associates were recognized for developing new products and technologies in optical connectivity, fusion splicing and test and inspection divisions.


AFL Introduces MXC® Expanded Beam Connector Assemblies

1/30/2017
Designed for high density telecommunications systems and hyperscale data centers, the new assembly is ideal for ultra-high fiber counts of up to 64 fibers.


Light Brigade Introduces Fiber Optics for Enterprise Networks Training Course

1/26/2017
The three-day course provides the practical knowledge and hands-on skills required to properly design, install and maintain fiber optic premises and data center networks.


AFL Launches Rogue® and aeRos® Modular Test Platform

1/20/2017
The Rogue and aeRos platform is a suite of modular test products and cloud-based software built around the way fiber optic networks are built, operated and maintained.


Light Brigade Adds Two Fiber Optic Design and Engineering Courses

1/12/2017
Light Brigade partners with Fiber Insight to offer design and engineering customers two new courses—Certified Optical Network Associate (CONA) and Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer (CFCE)


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