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AFL Recipient of Six Technology Patents

12/21/2016
Several AFL associates were recognized for receiving patent awards for developing new products and technologies within the optical connectivity, fusion splicing and test and inspection divisions.


AFL Donates 1,600+ Trees to Upstate Schools

12/13/2016
Three schools in the upstate of South Carolina received small pine trees from AFL’s Community Outreach Program in celebration of Arbor Day.


AFL Interns/Co-ops Volunteer for Local Angel Shoppe

12/7/2016
The volunteer project is part of AFL’s ACT (AFL Community Team) program where teams of associates gather for three to four hours providing a service for a nonprofit organization.


AFL Fights Cancer with $10K Community Grant

12/6/2016
Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the grants were presented to Cruz Rosa and Alianza Anticancer Infantil.


AFL ACTs to Support Local Community

11/30/2016
Associates spent two days volunteering for Hope Remain Ranch and Habitat ReStore


AFL FOCIS Flex Supports Faster Response Times Using Varioptic Liquid Lens Technology

11/29/2016
The inspection system integrates the Varioptic Arctic Variable Focus Liquid Lens designed for applications requiring fast response time and high optical power.


AFL Launches Tension Fiber Cleavers for Medical/Fiber Laser Market

11/29/2016
The Fujikura CT-104 tension cleaver is designed for fibers with a cladding diameter of 80 to 600 µm.


AFL Presents $7,500 Disaster Relief Grant to American Red Cross

11/21/2016
The grant supported families affected by Hurricane Matthew along the southeast coast and in the Caribbean.


AFL Expands Fiber Optic Cleaning Product Line with OPTIPOP-R

11/17/2016
The OPTIPOP-R family of refillable cassette cleaners includes four models that can be used with common exposed-ferrule connectors, both single fiber and multi-fiber types.


AFL Awards Prospect Hospice Outreach Grant

11/2/2016
The £1,150 grant will support a new in-patient riser/recliner chair designed to promote independence and mobility with the use of pressure-relieving cushions.


AFL Associates Volunteer at Greer Relief’s Christmas Shoppe

11/1/2016
More than 30 volunteers cleaned, painted, sorted and stocked the building so that “shoppers” can easily find gifts during the holiday season.


AFL Launches Micro-Tactical Fiber Optic Cable

10/31/2016
Designed for rapid deployment in networks that require high mechanical performance specifications, AFL’s micro-tactical cable combines ruggedness with ultra-high fiber density.


AFL Hosting Career Fair, Manufacturing Job Opportunities Available

10/31/2016
The career fair will be held at its headquarters in Duncan, South Carolina on Friday, November 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


AFL Volunteers Partner with TreesGreenville and Hughes Academy

10/27/2016
AFL associates along with family and friends gathered at Hughes Academy of Science and Technology to plant 21 trees in conjunction with Trees Greenville as part of AFL’s annual Arbor Day celebration


AFL Associates Light the Night with Team Remission2

10/25/2016
AFL associates and Spartanburg Scholars Academy students supported two survivors of leukemia by donating and fundraising for LLS


AFL Introduces Multiple Laser-based Glass Processing Systems

10/24/2016
The LAZERMaster™ LZM-110M, LZM-110P, LZM-110M+ and LZM-110P+ splicing and glass processing systems uses a CO2 laser heat source to perform splicing, tapering, lensing or other glass shaping operations with glass diameters up to 2.3 mm


AFL Releases Double Trunnion Cable Support

10/19/2016
The double trunnion has a smaller, more compact design and lowers the total cost of installation.


AFL Honored with Two IABC Silver Quill Awards of Excellence

10/18/2016
AFL’s Marketing Communications Department received two Silver Quill Awards of Excellence, the highest ranking award, for Communication Management in the divisions of Marketing Advertising and Brand Communication and Employee Engagement.


AFL Announces New Chairman and Vice Chairman

10/14/2016
AFL announces that its parent company, Fujikura Ltd., has appointed Yoichi Nagahama as Chairman of AFL, and Satoru Ogawa as Vice Chairman.


AFL Associates Volunteer with Northside Development Group

10/12/2016
Volunteerism supports the repair of several homes and continues the revitalization efforts of this area.


AFL Presents Grants to Four Upstate Organizations

10/10/2016
AFL awarded $23,000 in community outreach grants to four local nonprofit organizations that will support STEM education and various social programs in the upstate of South Carolina.


Light Brigade® Executive Receives IPC’s Distinguished Committee Service Award

9/27/2016
Larry Johnson honored for his contributions to the development of the standard IPC-D-640


AFL Launches New Cable Technology Solutions at SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo

9/21/2016
New products include Wrapping Tube Cable, FlexScan OTDRs and TITAN RTD™ FTTx System


AFL Associates Make a Difference with United Way Day of Caring

9/20/2016
Volunteers served more than 40 hours with seven different organizations


AFL Showcasing New FTTx Solutions at ISE Expo

9/14/2016
New products include TITAN RTD™ Multiport Terminal, TRIDENT™ Hardened Drop Cables and FlexScan PON OTDRs


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