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AFL Associates Donate $506K to Communities Worldwide

AFL held its third annual Imagine That! fundraising campaign, supporting communities worldwide in areas where AFL has operations.

AFL Showcasing new TAPLINK™ Connectors at SEE Trade Show

AFL is exhibiting at the SEE 2019 Annual Conference being held June 26-28.

AFL Germany Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

AFL hosted a customer appreciation day at its Mönchengladbach, Germany location in celebration of several milestones.

AFL Releases TAPLINK™ Distribution Connectors for Conductors

AFL is launching a new family of TAPLINK wedge connectors.

AFL to Feature FlexScan® Quad, TITAN RTD® at UTC Telecom

AFL is exhibiting at the UTC Telecom and Technology show in Fort Worth, Texas.

AFL Adds FlexScan® FS300-325 Quad OTDR to Portfolio

AFL is launching the FS300-325 Quad OTDR which is designed specifically for contract installers and network operators deploying and maintaining both single-mode and multimode networks.

AFL Launches Bluetooth®-Enabled Fiber Cleavers

AFL featuring Bluetooth® technology, the CT52 Fiber Cleaver and CT58 Fiber Cleaver are both designed for use with Fujikura fusion splicing systems.

AFL’s Test & Inspection Division Relocates to Westford

AFL continues its growth strategy via workforce and technical innovation.

AFL Named Top 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Provider Award

AFL featured in CIOReview’s June 2019 edition of the 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for Telecom Industry.

AFL Hyperscale and Light Brigade® Support King County, WA Community

AFL’s training and education division, supported several local nonprofits this spring through AFL’s Community Outreach Program.

AFL Expands ADSS Cable Line with New Flex-Span® Option

Flex-Span designs are optimized for a broader combination of fiber counts and span lengths, providing ADSS system designers more flexibility in their product selection.

AFL North Carolina Locations Awarded for Safety

AFL was recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor and the Union County Chamber for its safety record.

AFL Associates Reveal $397,000 Donation to United Way of the Piedmont

AFL celebrated the end of its annual United Way campaign with a $397,000 donation to United Way of the Piedmont.

AFL to Feature New OptiNID® Duo and the ASCEND™ Platform at Fiber Connect

Newest product releases include the OptiNID Duo, ASCEND™ platform, OSP MicroCore®, High Density OSP MicroCore, among other products.

AFL Invests in ITC Service Group

ITC Service Group is a Sacramento-based company providing services related to fiber optic networks including broadband, outside plant, wireless and workforce solutions.

AFL Introduces Updated Fanout Kits

AFL is introducing fanout kits that route 250 μm fibers into 900 μm buffer tubes ready for termination.

AFL Launches OptiNID® Duo Demarcation Enclosure

AFL is launching the OptiNID Duo, an ultra-compact, yet flexible fiber optic demarcation enclosure.

Light Brigade® Partners with Next Level Technician

This partnership will help empower youth in Carolina communities while adding skilled and properly trained technicians to the labor pool.

AFL Introduces Family of 500⁰C Metal-Coated Optical Fibers at OTC

AFL is exhibiting at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas.

AFL’s Volunteers Choose Program Awards $20K Worldwide

Eleven AFL locations took part in the program and awarded grants to local charities.

AFL Enhances Its MicroCore® Fiber Optic Cable Series Adding Two Cables

AFL enhanced its current MicroCore product line by adding Ruggedized MicroCore and Ruggedized MicroCore with SpiderWeb Ribbon® Technology to its offering.

AFL Receives SCMA Award for Excellence in Corporate Responsibility

AFL was a recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Corporate Responsibility award presented by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA).

Light Brigade® Launches Remote Classroom for Fiber Optics 1-2-3 Course

Light Brigade, AFL’s training and education division, launched a remote classroom format of its popular Fiber Optics 1-2-3 (FO 123) course.

AFL Recognized by SC Chamber of Commerce for Safety

AFL was among hundreds of companies that received safety performance recognition from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce at their annual awards luncheon in Columbia on March 28.

AFL Swindon Volunteers Select Prospect Hospice for Grant

Associates presented a £460 grant to Prospect Hospice for its annual Volunteers Choose program.



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