General Cable, Molex Premise Networks form partnership

Aug. 22, 2003
August 2, 2003 - Companies will make a cabling solution with performance guarantees that will anticipate future standards.

General Cable and Molex Premise Networks have announced a strategic partnership.

This joint partnership is designed to bring to the networking marketplace a cabling solution with performance guarantees that will anticipate future recognized standards while meeting ANSI/TIA/EIA- 568-B specifications and ISO/IEC 11801 standards. In addition to an optimized system, General Cable and Molex Premise Networks support a 25-Year Link and Channel Warranty.

"This is a tremendous opportunity for us. We can now offer our customers the full resources of Molex, including their excellent products and support," says Paul Ratcliffe, Data Communications Product Manager for General Cable.

"We are excited about the opportunities this new partnership brings to us," says Randy Mortensen, president, Americas for Molex Premise Networks. "Both our companies design and develop high quality products, and the combination of General Cable wire and cable products and our connectivity products allow us to offer customers a high performance solution with impressive channel performance and high reliability."

General Cable and Molex Premise Networks offer a variety of cabling solutions to meet an end-user's network requirements ranging from high-end Category 5e and Category 6 infrastructures to optimized optical fiber technology and intelligent patching systems.

General Cable is based in Highland Heights, KY. Molex Premise Networks, a subsidiary of Molex Inc., is based in Lisle, IL. For more information visit or

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