The New England Fiberoptic Council (Westborough, MA) has launched a program linking the home pages of its corporate members to its own home page on the Internet. The council?s Internet
address is http: //www.eotc.tufts.edu/ nefc.html. For more information on hyperlinking to the home page, send an e-mail to the organization?s newsletter editor, Marjorie Katz, at: email@example.com
Wandel & Goltermann Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC) has moved its U.S. headquarters into a new 92,000-square-foot building adjacent to its original location. Product development, marketing, administration and Wandel & Goltermann?s U.S. sales headquarters have moved to the new building, while operations remain at the original site. For more information, call (919) 941-5730, or fax (919) 941-9225.
Harris Corp. (Melbourne, FL) has announced the acquisition of two divisions of Triplett Corp. (Bluffton, OH). The Dracon Division of Harris, based in Camarillo, CA, will receive Triplett?s product lines of test equipment for cellular and copper-based telecommunications systems. Triplett will retain its industrial instrumentation business. Recently, Harris/Dracon acquired NC-based Micro Computer Systems Inc., which manufactures centralized and loop-test equipment used by telephone companies to monitor telephone switches and lines.
FONS Corp. (Shrewsbury, MA), a manufacturer of fiber-optic patch panels, cable assemblies, adapters, attenuators and other components, has relocated to a 30,000-square-foot facility in Northborough, MA. The new address is: 71 Lyman Street, Northborough, MA 01532; phone (508) 393-4268; fax (508) 393-3657.
Automatic Tool & Connector Co. Inc. (Union, NJ) has named Joseph Kosiarski its executive vice president and general manager. ATC supplies connector products for fiber-optic and coaxial-cable medium used in the telecommunications industry.
Siecor Corp. (Hickory, NC) recently opened a permanent training center in Santa Ana, CA. The other two centers are in Hickory, NC, and Keller, TX. The 1500-square-foot facility includes a training room and a product demonstration room. For a schedule of Siecor training courses, or for registration information, call (800) 743-2671, ext. 5539 or 5560.
Accu-Tech Corp. (Roswell, GA), a distributor of premises wiring products, has opened a stocking warehouse and district sales office in Charlotte, NC. The new facility serves North and South Carolina and joins other Accu-Tech branches in Atlanta; Austin, TX; Baltimore; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Nashville; and Tampa, FL. The address of the new facility is: 2801-H Hutchison-McDonald Road, Charlotte, NC 28269; phone (800) 770-0006; fax (704) 559-9987.
The Electronic Industries Association, or EIA, (Arlington, VA) voted at this year?s annual meeting to promote its Consumer Electronics Group to sectoral status and change its name to the Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association. The CEMA, which represents U.S. manufacturers of audio, video, home-office, mobile electronics and multimedia products, joins the Telecommunications
Industry Association as an industry sector of EIA.
Yuasa-Exide Inc. (Reading, PA) has announced the formation of its Energy Products Group in Garland, TX. Yuasa-Exide makes stationary lead-acid batteries and battery operating systems for electronics, telecommunications and other back-up power applications. The Energy Products Group will be based on a new strategic partnership with YTI Tucker Telecommunications Inc.
AFC Cable Systems (New Bedford, MA) has announced the appointment of Robert R. Wheeler as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He has 27 years? experience in the wire and cable industry and will manage AFC?s America Cable Systems, Monogram Metals and AFC Fittings operations. AFC is a manufacturer of electrical distribution products, including electrical cables, flexible wiring systems, flexible conduit and fittings for commercial, industrial and residential construction.