Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, announced today that its Vis™ Divide segmented conduit was recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience.
Milliken Infrastructure was honored with a silver-level award for its Vis™ Divide segmented conduit. This innovative, new product is designed to maximize conduit capacity and result in lower total cost for system owners. Vis™ Divide is a segmented HDPE communication conduit that features divider fabric embedded into the conduit walls, which creates dedicated pathways, maximizing available space and simplifying installation.
“We are very honored to be recognized by Cabling Installation & Maintenance for our innovative work,” said Dale Willis, general manager for Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC. “Vis Divide conduit is transforming the industry by allowing network owners and installers to increase the capacity of their conduits.”
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance (cablinginstall.com) said, "This prestigious program allows Cabling Installation & Maintenance to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the structured cabling industry. Our 2017 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry."
The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:
Value to the User
Meeting a Defined Need
To learn more about Vis from Milliken, visit www.visisthefuture.com.
About Cabling Installation & Maintenance:
Published since 1993, Cabling Installation & Maintenance has provided practical information to professionals responsible for the specification, design, installation and management of structured cabling systems in enterprises, data centers and campuses. Cabling Installation & Maintenance's magazine, website (cablinginstall.com), email newsletters and webcasts help cabling professionals improve day-to-day operations and enable strategic planning for their networks' optimum long-term performance.
About The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program:
The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most-innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold, and Silver Honorees were announced at BICSI's 2017 Fall Conference in Las Vegas on Monday, September 25, 2017. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration, and impact.
About Milliken Infrastructure Solutions:
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC offers a range of smart, practical innovations focused on exploring new materials and installation-friendly methods to make it easier and more efficient to rehabilitate, repair, and strengthen infrastructure. Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company’s extensive range of products – from fiber reinforced polymer and geopolymer mortar systems, to geosynthetic composite concrete mat and cable management products – offer solutions for oil, gas and industrial; storm and sanitary; buildings and parking facilities; transport infrastructure; and telecom markets. Milliken Infrastructure Solutions is a subsidiary of Milliken, a global innovation leader that has over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide - since its founding in 1865. To learn more about Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, visit infrastructure.milliken.com.
About Milliken & Company:
For over 150 years, Milliken has been innovating with the purpose to explore, discover and create ways to enhance people’s lives. Our community of innovators has developed one of the larger collections of United States patents held by a private U.S. company. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines, including specialty chemicals, floor covering, and performance and protective textiles, we work around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make this world more sustainable. For more information, visit www.milliken.com, and join us on Twitter (@MillikenandCo), Facebook and Instagram (@MillikenandCo).