AFL manufacture, engineer and install fiber optic products and associated equipment that make connections possible. This includes Fiber optic cable, Transmission and substation products, Fiber Outside Plant Equipment, Connectors and accessories, Fusion Splicers and Test and Inspection Equipment.

AFL's service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting central office, outside plant, wireless and enterprise applications.

Whether you need to build or upgrade a network or apply the latest fiber optic technology, AFL connects you with the solutions that fit your every need.

With its corporate headquarters located in Duncan, South Carolina, AFL also has operations in several locations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific, and sells its solutions, products and services around the world. AFL is a subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan, AFL employs over 4,500 people worldwide.


Founded in 1885, and established in 1910 (Tokyo, Japan) Fujikura has, for over 130 years - introduced products that have revolutionized the possibilities of advanced technologies. Building on its historic success, Fujikura’s core mission is to bring unique ‘connect’ technologies to power and telecommunications systems, automotive products, electronics, and real estate industries.

As one of Japan’s foremost manufacturers of electric wire and cables, and synonymous worldwide with top of the range fusion splicers, Fujikura succeeds through sustained investment in research and development. An established force in fiber innovation, and a true pioneer in MPO technology, Fujikura leads the way across optics, electronics, material technology and optical cable.

Today Fujikura employs 57,000 people across the globe, and has an annual turnover of $6.5bn. With strong contributions to the creation of value and quality to the customer, and a strong will to impact and support our communities, Fujikura, are here to connect us to the future.


Light Brigade is well-known as a leading provider of fiber optic training around the world.

Light Brigade develop and deliver critical training that provides the fiber optic knowledge and the field installation skills needed to get the job done right.  Their instructor-led, hands-on classes are offered in dozens of cities throughout North America.  Light Brigade can bring training classes to customer locations and has licensed training partners in various parts of the world to offer local training. A variety of online courses are also available, offering easy to access training to meet our customers’ busy schedules. 

With their expertise in fiber optic technology for a variety of communications applications, Light Brigade are sure to have a class that meets your specific needs.