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The Siemon Company Joins CCCA

Siemon's Bob Carlson, VP Global Marketing expressed, "The Siemon Company has followed the CCCA and has been impressed with its initiatives and focus on education and creating awareness. We view CCCA as a strong industry association and an excellent platform for Siemon, and other members, to address issues important to the structured cabling industry."   

Siemon logo   

"We at CCCA are thrilled that Siemon has chosen to add its voice to ours and become a member," said Bill Kloss, CCCA Chairman of the Board. "Siemon's brand recognition and well-established reputation for quality fits perfectly with our membership goals and mission."


Congratulations to CableCheck™  Game Winner! 
CableCheck Game Winner
Congratulations to John Featherston, account manager at NET IG in Kent, Washington, as winner of CCCA's CableCheck™ Game and iPad Mini prize! 
CCCA designed the game as a fun and informative way to continue to educate the industry about non-compliant communications cables and the fire safety dangers they pose.
Thanks to all who participated in testing your knowledge and for making the CableCheck game so successful. There were hundreds of entrants from across the U.S., Canada, and several other countries, who played the game through our newsletter, website, ad, and in person at BICSI's Winter Conference. The winner was chosen in a random drawing.
CCCA Establishes a Data Center Committee


A new Data Center Committee has been formed to provide more education on structured cabling benefits specific to design options.  data center


Committee goals include the encouragement of copper and fiber design choices that provide greater flexibility, interoperability and save significantly in Data Center cost and energy use. Bob Carlson, Siemon, is Chair of this committee.

CCCA Award Presented to Kevin Ressler 
Award presentation to Kevin Ressler
At the winter Board of Directors meeting Frank Peri, CCCA Executive Director (left) and Bill Kloss, OFS and CCCA Chairman, presented an award to 3-term past Chairman and currently active Board member, Kevin Ressler of TE Connectivity (right), recognizing his valuable contributions to the development and growth of the organization.    


FOA video on The Dangers of Counterfeit Cable 

CCCA works with many organizations throughout the industry in order to address issues and provide the information you need to operate safely and effectively. 
In that spirit, CCCA recommends that you view this video on: 
from the
Fiber Optic Association (FOA) 
 For other information, visit the Fiber Optic Association website.
1st Quarter 2013
UL ...
for their continued commitment and  
action on cable products not authorized to carry the UL mark. 
See the most recent 
ETL ...
for joining the fight against non-compliant and counterfeit cable.
See the ETL Alert on the counterfeit use of 
the ETL mark on communications cable.
UL assisted CCCA on the development of the CableCheck Appa convenient field screening tool for iPhone and iPad. 
app Examine the Package pg   
The app shows the top 5 things to look for when examining suspect cable and it links to the UL file number database to validate listings.  
Click image for preview video.
Download from iTunes with your iPhone or iPad. Click here to see the CableCheck App iTunes page.
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