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OpTek Systems Partners with Connected Fibers for LaserCleaveTM Distribution

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OpTek Systems Partners with Connected Fibers for LaserCleaveTM Distribution

OpTek Systems, the global leader in laser processing of optical fibers, is pleased to announce that Connected Fibers, LLC (Atlanta, GA) has been chosen as the North American distributor for the LaserCleaveTM platform. The LaserCleaveTM is a compact, production-ready tool designed to maximize productivity in optical connector and component manufacturing. “Connected Fibers has long been committed to offering next generation solutions to connector manufacturers. Our customers are seeking technologies that improve connectorization quality and lower manufacturing costs and they rely on Connected Fibers to maintain an edge over off-shore producers. With the elimination of operator variability in scribing, coupled with the dramatic savings in consumable and labor costs, the LaserCleaveTM system offers the competitive advantage our domestic industry needs,” says Adam Geraci, Chief Sales Officer, Connected Fibers, LLC. Central to the LaserCleaveTM technology’s core value is the elimination of mechanical scribing, which is prone to fiber chips and hackle, and the reduction of polishing steps that are required for GR-326 (Telcordia) compliance. The LaserCleaveTM platform consists of tools for cleaving simplex connectors, bare fibers, and multi-fiber connectors, including ribbon fiber. “Connected Fibers has proven themselves as a leader in fiber optic connector manufacturing and equipment distribution. With their technical experience and commercial presence, Connected Fibers is the logical channel for our latest product line,” says Duane Dinkel, President, OpTek Systems. About Connected Fibers Connected Fibers ( is a manufacturer and distributor of equipment, consumables and components for the fabrication of fiber optic cable assemblies and devices. Solutions include laser cleaving, interferometry, polishing, insertion/return loss testing, inspection, cleaning and epoxy curing equipment. Connected Fibers is ISO9001:2008 certified and their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and warehouse is located in Atlanta, GA with satellite offices in Lombard, IL and Newbury Park, CA.

About OpTek Systems

OpTek Systems ( is a global provider of laser processing equipment and manufacturing services for the fiber optic and micromachining markets. Approaching their 15th year of operation, OpTek Systems has manufacturing facilities in the US and the UK, and sales offices in the North America, Europe, and Asia.

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