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Found in: The Korridor


5.29.2012

Custom Armoring Service Aids DataComm Cable Provider


When an international cable provider was looking for a partner to assist them with armoring their fiber optic cable, they turned to one of the industry pioneers. AFC Cable Systems,® through its Eastern Wire + Conduit brand is one of the original providers of CPID cable products and still a leader in custom armoring.

Despite their experience in adding armor to customers’ fiber optic cable, the end-user was experiencing long delivery times due to a requirement that every order be custom engineered and quoted. This resulted in a 2-3 week process on every order.

In an effort to reduce this lead time the engineering team for Eastern Wire + Conduit partnered with the OEM’s staff to develop a workable solution. The end result was a series of standard designs that functioned for a wide-range of applications. This streamlined the design process and reduced quote times to 2-5 days giving the customer the delivery required to keep their business competitive.

“Our goal is to deliver high-quality products with low minimum runs and short lead times,” said Pete Carrabba national sales manager for AFC Cable Systems, Eastern Wire + Conduit brand. “This lead time was a burden to the customer, so we needed to be flexible in order to meet their needs. Our engineering staff did an exceptional job in expediting this process.”

To learn more about CPID Cable products log on to www.easternwire.com.