AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, renewable and intelligent grid. 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 both the central office and outside plant areas.
Headquartered in Spartanburg County, SC, AFL commenced operations in 1984 as a joint venture between Alcoa, Inc. and Fujikura Ltd. of Japan to form Alcoa Fujikura Ltd. Two divisions were created - AFL Telecommunications and AFL Automotive. In 2005, Fujikura Ltd, a world leader of advanced technologies including automotive, electronics and telecommunications, assumed 100% ownership of AFL. As a subsidiary of Fujikura, AFL is now part of a company with a long history and record of success in the telecommunications industry. Fujikura has been in business over 120 years with telecommunications a core business with significant contributions made to Fujikura's growth. Fujikura employs over 50,000 associates with operations in more than 100 facilities in almost 20 countries.
AFL's Mission is to connect our customers around the world with innovative technologies, exceptional products and high quality services. We will utilize our broad product offering, service capabilities and technology to provide connectivity solutions to customers. We exist to deliver superior value to our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities in which we live.
Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia and Australia. AFL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan and employs 4,600 worldwide with more than 700 associates in Spartanburg County. For additional information on AFL, the company, its products and services, and philanthropy, visit www.AFLglobal.com.
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