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AFL Selects Interconnect Solutions to Represent Industrial Markets in Europe and the Middle East


Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a leading global fiber optics manufacturer and service provider, announces that Interconnect Solutions has been selected as an AFL sales agent for fiber optic cable for Europe and the Middle East. Richard Hutchinson, sales director and Paul Thomas, sales manager will represent AFL’s Fiber Optic Cables exclusively in the military, broadcast, petrochemical, oil and gas and additional industrial markets.
“Interconnect Solutions offers decades of experience in the fiber optics industry,” commented Craig Stratton, business development manager for AFL. “By adding AFL’s engineering and product capabilities to their offering, customers in Europe and the Middle East will have direct access to a wide range of fiber optic cabling solutions all providing exceptional engineering excellence.”
Interconnect Solutions will manage AFL’s product lines including tactical fiber optic cable for military and broadcast, ruggedized harsh environment fiber optic cable for petrochemical and oil and gas applications, and other listed low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) solutions within Europe and the Middle East.
Interconnect Solutions works side-by-side with customers to build solutions to fit their needs, providing full support that includes supply, implementation, integration, training, consulting and customer support services. The Interconnect Solutions team has over 30 years of combined experience representing and working with several leading manufacturers of fiber optic cable.
Interconnect Solutions can be reached by calling +44 (0) 1159 227449, or directly by mobile: +44 (0) 7766 718408 (Richard Hutchinson) and +44 (0) 7920 052987 (Paul Thomas) or via email at or
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AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, enterprise and factory markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, renewables and transportation. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes fibre optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL’s service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit
Craig Stratton
Business Development Manager

Corie Culp
Public Relations Manager