Fiber Optic Center News

New Bedford, MA, USA, July 20 , 2020 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces Ben Waite to present at the CRU Wire & Cable 2020 Virtual Conference: The role of the wire and cable industry in the road to recovery, July 21-23, 2020.

Mr. Waite will present How the cable assembly industry will help with global recovery and get us to the new normal on July 23, 2020 during the COMMUNICATIONS STREAM: Fibre and cable market insights at 7:10AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) / 12:10 PM British Summer Time (BST).

The COMMUNICATIONS STREAM will include three topics:

  • Optical fibre and cable market balance
  • Global FTTx deployment outlook
  • Fibre assemblies market insights

With speakers Michael Finch, Head of Wire and Cable, CRU and Roland Montagne, Principle Analyst Broadband & FTTx and Director Networks & Smart Territories Business Unit, IDATE DigiWorld in addition to Ben Waite, President & CEO, Fiber Optic Center, Inc.

Dedicated to leading the industry in positive and impactful ways, Ben Waite was excited to join, explaining, “There is no doubt these last few months have been difficult. However, it’s important we as an industry respond positively to address the real broadband demands of the future. CRU’s Wire and Cable Conference has always been an event where leaders come to map roads to get us there. In that respect, I’m confident this virtual event will be no different. We are excited to participate more than ever and expect a successful couple of days.”

The event will give leaders of the wire and cable sector the chance to address peers on the role that this industry will play in bringing the world back from the current crisis. Topics under discussion will include

  • What does the crisis and expected recovery mean for wire and cable industries?
  • How might government stimulus models impact the industry?
  • Voices from around the world and across the supply chain
  • Showcases of recent innovation in wire and cable design and production
  • And more

Streamed sessions will offer in-depth discussion on insulated, winding and other specialty wire and cable products produced from copper, aluminum and optical fiber, coatings and the other materials; as well as the inputs that impact the bottom line for wire and cable producers, consumers and their supply chain.

To attend the CRU Wire & Cable 2020 Virtual Conference, details can be found here including setting up a meeting.

To request additional information on Ben Waite’s presentation, contact directly at


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