AFL to Host EACC, Greenville/Spartanburg Chambers of Commerce for 5G Connected Community Forum

Spartanburg, SC – June 12, 2019 – AFL, a manufacturer of fiber optic cable, accessories and equipment, is hosting an event Monday, June 17 that highlights the 5G Connected Community. In partnership with the European-American Chamber of Commerce (Carolinas), Greenville Chamber of Commerce and Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce, a panel of guests will discuss “The Future of a 5G Connected Community and its Relevance to Manufacturers.”

When: Monday, June 17, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (tour begins at 9:00 a.m.) Plan to arrive by 7:45 a.m. for light refreshments and networking.

Where: AFL Corporate Headquarters, 170 Ridgeview Center Drive, Duncan, SC

Who: Jody Gallagher, President and CEO, AFL
Samantha Spratt, Executive Director, EACC-Carolinas
Seán Adam, Vice President, Market Strategy and Innovation, AFL
Carson Cato, Chief Supply Officer, AFL and EACC Board Member
Jansen Tidmore, Executive Vice President, Corporate & Urban Development, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce
Doug Webster, Senior Associate at CBRE, Smart Greenville Team

A tour of AFL’s fiber optic cabling facility will be provided after the panel discussion and Q&A. Media photos taken inside the manufacturing plant can be used only at the discretion of AFL. Close-toed shoes are a requirement. Safety glasses and ear plugs will be provided. Parking is available at corporate headquarters. Follow the EACC signage.

To register, click here and use code MFG-SC.

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 fibre 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 Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and “like us” on Facebook. Review our blog or subscribe to our bi-monthly e-newsletter.

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