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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.


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.


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