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AFL North Carolina Locations Recognized for Safety


Monroe, North Carolina and Spartanburg, South Carolina – AFL, a leading manufacturer and provider of services, was recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor and the Union County Chamber of Commerce, for excellence in safety.
AFL Team with Commissioner Cherie Berry
AFL’s Raleigh team was recognized for one year with an incident rate at least 50 percent below the industry average, receiving a gold award. AFL’s Monroe team was recognized for nine years with the rate of days away from work, job transfer or restriction at least 50 percent below the industry average, also receiving a gold award.
“Safety is a top priority at all AFL locations,” commented Geoff VanderVeen, EHS director for AFL. “We’re exceptionally proud of these teams for their hard work and dedication to our customers, to AFL and to their commitment to safety.” 
AFL’s North Carolina operations support businesses such as financial institutions, government complexes, healthcare, education and more with services including structured cable, data center, DAS solutions, wireless solutions, AV, support and maintenance.
Pictured (from left to right): Dominick Arrigo, Tom McLeod, Commissioner Cherie Berry, Brady Hudson, Ramces Alejo and Geoff VanderVeen.
About AFL
Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in over 130 countries and include fiber optic cable and hardware, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data center, enterprise, wireless and outside plant applications.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit

Corie Culp
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