PolyOne Acquires Fiber-Line

Ohio based PolyOne Corporation, a global provider of plastic materials used in the fiber optic industry has announced the acquisition of famous water blocking cable solutions provider Fiber-Line for a US$130 million. Both PolyOne and Fiber-Line products cater to the fiber optic cable manufacturing segment.

FOSPIA Introduces Polymer Resins for Optical Fiber, 3D Printers and Displays

South Korea-based FOSPIA introduces innovative solutions for optical fiber coatings, Multi-fiber Ribbon coating, 3D Printing resins, and Display resins. Responding to the industry requirements and current demands in the fiber optic industry, FOSPIA’s products coating materials provide great relief to their customers. Located in the Danwon-gu district, Ansan city of Gyeonggi-do province in South Korea, FOSPIA is in a position to supply its products to customers worldwide.

Teijin Expands Aramid Yarn Production Facility

Leading Aramid yarn manufacturer Teijin Limited had announced the expansion of its manufacturing capacity of Technora® para-aramid fiber by 10%. The capacity increase will be done at Teijin’s Matsuyama Factory in Japan. Construction of the facility begins this June at a cost of 1.5 billion Japanese Yen and the operation is slated to begin from October 2017.

DSM and Telcordia to Drive Microbending Specification for Optical Fiber

Press release from DSM Desotech: In light of growing broadband bandwidth demand and increased deployment of optical fiber networks worldwide, DSM Desotech, a global leader in the development and supply of UV-curable fiber optic materials, announced today an agreement to work with Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunications network software and services to the global telecom market, on…