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AFL Presents $5K Grant to Urban League of the Upstate

12/11/2017
AFL presented a $5,000 grant to the Urban League of the Upstate aiding in a new facet to the fiber optic certification and CAST training programs.


AFL Presents Grant to SCSDB Foundation for STEM Education

12/7/2017
The grant is designated for Einstein’s Workshop, a MakerSpace program designed to emphasize learning and exploring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities.


AFL Presents $5K Grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate

12/5/2017
The grant was made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program and will benefit over 1,300 children throughout the Spartanburg and Cherokee counties.


AFL Launches Debris Destroyer™ Fiber Cleaning Pen

11/27/2017
AFL released the FCC3 Debris Destroyer pen, a tool ideal for cleaning fiber optic connectors, adapter sleeves, optical distribution frame bulkheads and bare fibers in preparation for fusion splicing.


AFL Celebrates Arbor Day with District 5 Intermediate Schools

11/21/2017
Trees were presented to students, teachers and staff at Beech Springs Intermediate and Berry Shoals Intermediate schools.


AFL Forays into Indian Market, Announces Strategic Alliance with Citadel Intelligent Systems

11/20/2017
AFL partners with Citadel Intelligent Systems Pvt. Ltd., a Bangalore-based start-up, expanding its global footprint by entering the Indian market.


AFL Recognizes Associates for Five Technology Patents

10/26/2017
Patent awards were received for developing new products and technologies within the optical connectivity and accessories divisions.


AFL Presents $22,000 Disaster Relief Grant to American Red Cross

10/24/2017
Made possible by AFL associates and AFL's Community Outreach Program, the grant supports disaster relief efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in Mexico City.


Light Brigade® Receives United Way Recognition

10/23/2017
Recognized by United Way of King County with the Outstanding Employee Campaign Award for its 2017 United Way annual campaign.


AFL’s Wrapping Tube Cable with SWR® Honored with CI&M Silver Innovators Award

10/23/2017
The awards program recognizes innovative products and systems as well as their uses and applications.


Light Brigade® Introduces Fiber Foundations Online Training Course

10/19/2017
The course provides an overview of basic theory, terminology, key products and is a useful introduction to fiber optics for anyone involved in the industry or preparing to take further training.


AFL Showcasing FTTx and MDU Solutions at SCTE Cable-tec 2017

10/17/2017
AFL will showcase its newest product, Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR®), TITAN RTD FTTx system and the FlexScan OTDR.


AFL Surrey Presents $15,000 for Diabetes Research

10/9/2017
The donation was part of AFL’s worldwide Imagine That! annual giving campaign that engages and educates associates around the world about the needs in the community.


AFL Showcasing Rail Transit Solutions at APTA Expo

10/3/2017
Stop by booth #8320 to see AFL’s newest product solutions including Rail Transit OCS Assemblies, Rail Transit OCS Components, harsh environment fiber optic cable, the Fujikura 70S fusion splicer and the M310 OTDR.


AFL Launches New Test Equipment Solutions at GITEX 2017

10/2/2017
AFL’s newest product solutions will be showcased in booth Z-M32 including ROGUE®/aeRos® Workflow Management solution, the FlexScan OTDR and the FOCIS Flex Fibre Inspection System, plus FibreFab data centre connectivity.


AFL’s FOCIS Flex Honored with Gold Award in CI&M 2017 Innovators Awards Program

9/27/2017
AFL’s FOCIS Flex fiber optic connector inspection solution was recognized with a Gold Level Award during the annual CI&M Innovators Awards program, which recognizes innovative products and systems as well as their uses and applications.


AFL’s ROGUE® OTDR Honored with Gold Award in CI&M 2017 Innovators Awards Program

9/27/2017
AFL’s ROGUE OTDR with aeRos® Workflow Management was recognized with a Gold Level Award during the annual CI&M Innovators Awards program, which recognizes innovative products and systems as well as their uses and applications.


AFL Showcasing Swage Grounding, Bus and Compression at ICUEE

9/26/2017
AFL is exhibiting at ICUEE in Louisville, KY, October 3-5, booth #2654 with its newest product solutions including Swage Grounding, Swage Bus and Compression accessories.


AFL Showcases New Product Lineup at BICSI Fall Conference

9/20/2017
Newest product solutions include Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon®, ROGUE®/aeRos® Workflow Management solution and the FOCIS WiFi2 Fiber Inspection System.


AFL Introduces FOCIS WiFi2™ Fiber Inspection System

9/12/2017
AFL is launching the aeRos® connected FOCIS WiFi2, the next generation fiber optic connector inspection system that uses an Android or iOS wireless connection for live image video streaming, auto-focus and more.


AFL Associates Raise the Wall with Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg

9/6/2017
AFL associates gathered on the outskirts of the Northside community in Spartanburg to join in a wall-raising ceremony with Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg and the Thompson family.


AFL Modifies Poli-MOD® Module, Incorporates “Shutter” Technology

8/29/2017
The Poli-MOD patch and splice module (LC connector only) includes an automatic “shutter” for increased dust protection.


Two AFL Spartanburg Associates Recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters

8/28/2017
Lauren Cramer and Bryan Eddy were recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Upstate for their exceptional service.


AFL Awarded Three Technology Patents

8/24/2017
Patent awards were received for developing new products and technologies within the optical connectivity and accessories divisions.


AFL Introduces Thermal Stripping Product Line

8/3/2017
The single and multi-fiber thermal stripper combines ergonomic design with low level force to make stripping ideal for high fiber count applications.


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