Award notifications, plus cabling design notes: The week's top stories

Feb. 23, 2018
Graybar awarded 5-year U.S. Communities contract; 2017 APOLAN award winners announced; Considerations in outside fiber-optic cable design; case for Category 8 copper connectivity; More.

Here's the top trending industry news stories from the past week, as compiled by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and

Graybar awarded 5-year U.S. Communities contract

Graybar has served U.S. Communities for nearly two decades, and this is the distributor's ninth contract awarded through the U.S. Communities cooperative purchasing program.

2017 APOLAN award winners announced at BICSI Winter 2018

Honorees were recognized at the APOLAN annual member meeting awards ceremony, held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the BICSI Winter show in Orlando, FL.

Considerations in outside fiber-optic cable design

By DEREK WHITEHURST, Corning -- Loose tube, ribbon, and micro loose tube cables are all options for outside-plant fiber cabling.

Designing, manufacturing, and installing fiber connectivity solutions for future-readiness

By KEVIN EHRINGER, Data Center Systems -- How DCS guided a global energy company through a headquarters and data center installation project.

A case for Category 8 copper connectivity

By YAKOV BELOPOLSKY, Stewart Connector -- Copper cabling has a future, and the ARJ45 connector is a big part of it.


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