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Molex Fiber Optics Inc. (Downer`s Grove, IL) has signed an exclusive North American manufacturing agreement with CIE Deutsch (Paris, France) to produce and market CIE fiberoptic components such as the OptoClip?a broadband, mechanical connector. . . . Fiberoptic and telecommunications network test, measurement, and preparation-equipment manufacturer IFR Systems Inc. (Wichita, KS) reported

Also in the news . . .

Molex Fiber Optics Inc. (Downer`s Grove, IL) has signed an exclusive North American manufacturing agreement with CIE Deutsch (Paris, France) to produce and market CIE fiberoptic components such as the OptoClip?a broadband, mechanical connector. . . . Fiberoptic and telecommunications network test, measurement, and preparation-equipment manufacturer IFR Systems Inc. (Wichita, KS) reported

first-quarter revenues of $19.8 million for FY1996, an increase of 15% over the previous year. Earnings for the quarter ended Sept. 30 were $408,000, u𨔂% from the same period in 1995. . . . Robert D. Maurer, Donald B. Keck, and Peter C. Schult¥of Corning Incorporated (Corning, NY) were recently honored with the first annual American Innovator Award in recognition of their seminal work in

low-loss optical fiber. The award was established by the Patent and Trademark Office of the US Department of Commerce. . . . E/O Networks (Hayward, CA) has begun shipping its "fiber to the farm" fiber-distribution systems to rural telephone companies in the Midwest. . . . Bosch Telecom Inc. (Gaithersburg, MD) has named Michael Gaertner as CEO and president. The company markets

telecommunications components, including erbium-doped fiber amplifiers. . . . SpecTran Communication Fiber Technologies Inc. (Sturbridge, MA) has received ISO 9001 certification for

the design and production of optical fiber.

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