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AFL and KA Factor Sign Exclusive Agreement for Canadian Power Utility Sales Channel


Spartanburg, SC – AFL announces the appointment of KA Factor Group Inc. as the exclusive AFL sales representative for the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta in Canada. Representing the power and utility markets, KA Factor Group will manage the entire AFL product line of substation, conductor accessories, fiber optic cable including optical ground wire, ADSS, SkyWrap®, AccessWrap and accessories.
“AFL has a reputation for providing comprehensive network solutions for the electric utility market worldwide. With KA Factor as our exclusive sales representative in Canada, we are able to further penetrate this area and provide high quality products and services to build the infrastructure necessary for today’s ever-increasing bandwidth,” commented Steve Maederer, commercial director for AFL.
KA Factor Group’s product line offering will also include AFL’s market-leading Fujikura fusion splicers and test equipment. Additionally, KA Factor will support network services including engineering and installation, and Light Brigade® training and education opportunities.

“AFL’s longevity in the market coupled with its vast product line complement our strengths making this a win-win,” commented Terry Ogden, Principle of KA Factor Group. “We are excited to represent AFL in Canada and look forward to growing the business in this market sector.”

KA Factor Group has more than 30 years of experience representing several leading manufacturers of electrical equipment. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, KA Factor has local offices in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

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AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, enterprise and OEM markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, renewables and transportation. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes fiber 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 the South Pacific. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit
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