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Sub. of Furukawa Electric
Specialty Photonics Div.
Map55 Darling Dr.
Avon, CT 06001
United States
Phone: (860) 678-0371
Fax: (860) 674-8818
Toll-free: (888) 438-9936
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OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, connectivity, FTTX and specialty photonics solutions.  Our marketing, sales, manufacturing and research teams provide forward-looking, innovative products and solutions in areas including Telecommunications, Medicine, Industrial Automation, Sensing, Government, Aerospace and Defense applications. We provide reliable, cost effective optical solutions to enable our customers to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital and energy consumers and businesses. 

OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.

Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S., OFS is a global provider with facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Russia, and the United States. 

Established: 1984
Employees: 150
Facility area (sq. ft): 117,340
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Gudmund Knudsen, Pres.
John Earnhardt, Sr. Sales Mgr.
Michael Fortin, VP Sales/Mktg.
Jie Li, Sr. Engr.
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GyroSil Rad-Hard PM Fiber
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TrueLase Optical Fibers
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Optical Fiber Solutions
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Sponsored Content 1/2014
Hollow-Core Fiber
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