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2021 News

AFL Partners with Greenville Triumph, Launches Pass It On Program

4/22/2021
The multi-year partnership includes a co-branded initiative called the Pass It On Program which will provide mentoring to youth in the Upstate.


AFL Showcasing Converged Access Network Solutions at WISPAMERICA 2021

4/20/2021
AFL will highlight the new Apex™ splice closure, 200 µm Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon®, the FlexScan® TS100 FTTH PON Troubleshooter, plus fusion splicers and test equipment.


AFL Executive Elected Chair of Women in Manufacturing Education Foundation Board

4/12/2021
Mary Ellen Grom, executive director of customer experience solutions, has been elected Chair of the WiMEF Board of Directors.


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

4/8/2021
The grant is made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program and will provide support for BGCU's STEAM program.


AFL Honored with 2021 Lightwave Innovations Reviews

3/29/2021
The Fujikura 90R mass fusion splicer and the new Apex™ splice closure received a 4.5 and 4.0 ranking, respectively.


AFL Receives Five New Patents

3/17/2021
AFL was awarded five new patents over the past quarter for technology and developments in connectivity and fiber optic cable.


Webinar: Network Convergence for Everyone

3/17/2021
The webinar will explore why network convergence is a critically important concept for network operators and what these networks consist of.


AFL Awards Hope Remains Ranch $5,000 Grant

3/16/2021
The grant will support an outdoor covered sensory playground for Hope Remains Ranch's Mane Event and Healing Hooves Programs.


AFL Launches Customer Portal, Improves Customer Experience

3/15/2021
The new portal is designed to improve Customer Experience by providing quick and easy access to customer order information.


AFL Leads Global Specialty Splicer Market with Five New Laser-based Glass Processing Systems

3/9/2021
The LZM-125 series consists of splicing glass processing systems and fiber ablation machines that use a CO2 laser heat source to perform splicing, tapering, lensing, ablation and other glass shaping operations with glass diameters up to 2.0 mm.


AFL Presents $5K Grant to Turning Point, Inc.

3/9/2021
The grant, made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, will support wireless connectivity plus laptops and accessories needed for clients/students to complete school work.


AFL Showcasing Glass Processing and Fiber Technology at SPIE Photonics West 2021

3/8/2021
Products highlighted include the LZM-125 LAZERMaster splicing and glass processing system, the Fujikura FSM-100P/P+ with new observation method, Fujikura CT+ LDF cleavers and 500°C metal-coated specialty optical fiber.


AFL Hosting Two Conferences Sessions, Launching Four New Products at BICSI Winter 2021

2/24/2021
New product releases include the Apex™ splice closure, ASCEND® tap and conversion cassettes, VFI4 fault identifier and the FUSEConnect® MPO splice-on connectors.


AFL Introduces Next-gen FUSEConnect® MPO Splice-on Connector

2/23/2021
The FUSEConnect MPO’s updated design migrates from a mechanical splice protection clamp to a heat protection sleeve, using an on-board splicer heater and eliminating the need for a separate mechanical clamp tool.


Webinar: Traditional & Alternate Applications of Optical Ground Wire

2/23/2021
The UTC-hosted webinar will take place Wednesday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.


AFL Introduces Compact, Long-range Visual Fault Identifier

2/16/2021
The VFI4 Visual Fault Locator injects a high-powered red laser light that provides exceptional brightness and range for locating defects in single-mode and multimode fibers.


AFL Showcasing FOLLOW THE POWER® System Solution at TechAdvantage 2021

2/15/2021
AFL is showcasing its Fiber to the People™ solution along with its most recent product introductions including the Apex™ splice closure, FlexScan® FS300 Quad OTDR and TITAN RTD® Multiport terminal.


AFL FlexScan® TS100 Honored with Fierce Innovation Award

2/8/2021
AFL was a recipient of the 2020 Fierce Innovation Awards–Telecom Edition for its TS100 Troubleshooter. The competition highlights the advances in service and equipment developments unveiled over the past 12 months.


AFL Acquires Beam Wireless Inc., Enhancing Position in HetNet Market

2/2/2021
Headquartered in Greenville, SC, Beam Wireless is a service and solutions provider that offers turnkey DAS, DRAN, 5G, Small Cell, Public Safety and Private LTE services.


AFL Announces New Partnership with the Greenville Drive to Enhance Community Visibility and Outreach, and Showcase the AFL Associate Experience

1/26/2021
This partnership announcement, a major development for both organizations, will enhance AFL’s community visibility, marketing capabilities, and relationship development efforts, while engaging and spotlighting AFL associates, customers and key stakeholders.


AFL Enters Year Four of Operational Workforce Program

1/5/2021
Through a partnership with Spartanburg Community College (SCC), the training program offers students at Byrnes High School an introduction to manufacturing.


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