Berk-Tek pledges to use C-Tech-trained installers

Nov. 29, 2001
November 29, 2001 The cable manufacturer calls it a value-add for members of its OASIS installation program.

Berk-Tek, a Nexans company (, announced an agreement with C-Tech Associates ( under which Berk-Tek pledges support of the hiring of C-Tech-certified network cabling specialists to its national and global network of integrators.

The signing of the agreement will provide Berk-Tek OASIS (Open Architecture Systems Interconnection Solutions) certified integrators nationwide information on prequalified local labor pools.

"We entered into this agreement with C-Tech because we saw an opportunity to provide an added-value service to our network of over 600 certified integrators in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America," said Todd Harpel, Berk-Tek marketing manager.

"We recognized a need for trained technicians at an entry-level wage," said C-Tech director of marketing Ken Lowenstein. "It is very important to deliver the technology at a level that addresses the majority of the population and still provides the much-needed skills."

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