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AFL Donates Trees to Intermediate Students and Teachers in School District Five

More than 1,300 trees were donated to Beech Springs Intermediate and Berry Shoals Intermediate schools

AFL Volunteers Support Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition, Present Grant

A donation of $1,500, made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, was presented

AFL Receives Five Patents for New Technologies

Awarded five patents for new technologies used in the enhancement of AFL’s Optical Connectivity and Apparatus (OCA), fiber optic cable and fusion splicing products

AFL Supports American Red Cross with $17K Grant for Southeastern Flooding

AFL Supports American Red Cross with $17K Grant for Southeastern Flooding

AFL Awards $23,000 in Community Outreach Grants

Community Outreach Program specifically supports STEM education

AFL Associates Volunteer Nearly 500 Hours for Cleveland Park Playground Build

Interactive playground will be the largest playground fully accessible to people with all abilities in the county

AFL M310 OTDR Available with LinkMap™ Technology

Greater Functionality and Simplified Troubleshooting for Enterprise Network Architectures

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


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