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Light Brigade® Introduces New Online Fiber Optic Training Series

The Light Brigade online training, a series of training modules that cover a variety of fiber optic topics, both introductory and advanced.

AFL Accessories Division Celebrates 4 Million Safe Work Hours

AFL announces that its accessories division recently surpassed 4 million safe work hours.

AFL Showcases New Test Equipment at BICSI Fall Conference

New test and inspection equipment will be showcased at this year’s BICSI Fall Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, Sept. 21-23.

AFL Releases the new FlexScan OTDR with LinkMap™ and SmartAuto™

Pocket-sized, Performance-packed, User-friendly

AFL Selects Convergent Systems Group as Enterprise Sales Agent in Southwest US

Convergent Systems Group will support AFL’s various products and services including fiber optic cable, connectivity, closures, fusion splicers, test equipment and Light Brigade Training and education

AFL and CTC Global Collaborate to Launch HiTemp® Accessories for ACCC® Conductors

Designed and engineered to operate 25-30 percent cooler than the conductor, improving heat dissipation

AFL Launches New Mobile-friendly Product Search Tool

Send AFL specification sheets directly from Your smartphone or tablet.

BlueStream Professional Services Acquires Assets of AFL Network Services, Inc.'s EF&I Operations

Agreement includes the transfer of the EF&I Management Team and approximately 300 AFL associates to BlueStream

Light Brigade Offering Certified Fiber Optic Training Courses at IMSA Annual Conference

Offering certified IMSA courses at the IMSA Conference & School in New Orleans Aug. 20-25

AFL Increases Maximum Fiber Count for CentraCore OPGW

Now offered in fiber counts up to 96 fibers in a central single stainless steel tube design

AFL Receives Four Patents for Inventions

Patents enhance AFL’s optical connectivity, fusion splicing and fiber optic cable product lines

AFL Selects NextGen Marketing LLC for Texas Enterprise Market

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas and with operations in San Antonio and Houston

AFL Receives BB&T Lighthouse Beam Occupational Safety Award

AFL was awarded the BB&T Lighthouse Beam Occupational Safety Award for the fourth year in a row.

AFL Receives Four Awards for its Annual United Way Campaign

Received top award for Outstanding Employee Giving ($100K - $150K) and achieving the greatest percentage increase in associate giving

Light Brigade Presents $4,000 to United Way of King County

Associates donated $4,000 to United Way of King County

AFL Introduces Aluminum Coil Bracket for Splice Enclosures

Bracket is much lighter, making it easier to ship and install

AFL Atlanta Presents $6,500 to United Way of Greater Atlanta

Campaign was more personal and focused on educating associates about the need in the community

AFL Selects SpecPoint as Agency Representative

SpecPoint will offer several AFL product lines including fiber optic cable, fiber management, outside plant equipment, fusion splicers, test and inspection equipment and Light Brigade® training and education

AFL Presents $8,500 to United Way in the Northeast

Granite United Way received a $4,500 donation and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley received a $4,000 donation

AFL Selects Summit Power Sales to Represent Enterprise Market in Rocky Mountain Region

Summit Power Sales to support the enterprise market for AFL in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana

AFL Spartanburg Associates Present $177,000 to United Way of the Piedmont

Themed “United in Caring | Paint a Better Tomorrow,” AFL’s annual United Way campaign set a record for the company with a 12 percent increase in donor participation and 7 percent increase in corporate contribution over 2014

AFL Welcomes New Chairman

AFL announces that its parent company, Fujikura Ltd., has appointed Takamasa Kato as Chairman of AFL succeeding Kenny Nara.

AFL Announces 2015-2016 Naruse Academic Scholarship Recipient

Laura Franco receives this award in recognition of her outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements during her high school career

AFL Associates Contribute over 300 Volunteer Hours during Month of Service

90 AFL associates volunteered over 300 hours with four organizations

AFL Acquires AFC Group

AFC will join the AFL family expanding the company’s global offering of solutions to the telecommunications, utility, enterprise and industrial markets


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