OFS Fitel (also known as Optical Fiber Solutions) is a company providing optical fiber cable and connectivity solutions. It designs and manufactures optical fiber, fiber optic cable, fiber to the x (FTTx), optical connectivity, and specialty fiber optic products. The company serves communications, industrial ethernet, medicine, aerospace and defense, sensing, and other industries.

Employee Rating

3.1
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyFurukawa Electric
HQNorcross, GA, US
Founded2001
Websiteofsoptics.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
OFS Fitel was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Norcross, GA, US
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Key People/Management at OFS Fitel

Foad Shaikhzadeh

Foad Shaikhzadeh

Chairman and Interim CEO
Ashish Gandhi

Ashish Gandhi

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
David J. Digiovanni

David J. Digiovanni

Chief Technology Officer
Jane Cercena

Jane Cercena

Interim Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President, Fiber & Cable North America and Specialty Fiber
Kiyotoshi Nagai

Kiyotoshi Nagai

Executive Vice President, Fiber and Cable Operations North America
Robert Lake

Robert Lake

Senior Vice President–Law and Secretary of OFS
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OFS Fitel Office Locations

OFS Fitel has offices in Norcross, Avon, Carrollton, Franklin Township and in 8 other locations
Norcross, GA, US (HQ)
2000 Northeast Expressway
Avon, CT, US
55 Darling Dr
Carrollton, GA, US
10 Brightwave Blvd
Carrollton, GA, US
1 Brightwave Blvd
Franklin Township, NJ, US
19 School House Rd, Somerset
Franklin Township, NJ, US
25 School House Rd, Somerset
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OFS Fitel Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2001
OFS Fitel is a subsidiary of Furukawa Electric

OFS Fitel Operating Metrics

Mar, 2022

Patent Applications (US)

250

Patents (US)

342

Trademarks (US)

48

Types of Services

5
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OFS Fitel Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC MOROCCO
Jiangsu Ofs Hentong Optical Technology Co.,Ltd
Ofs Fitel Denmark ApS
OFS Fitel Deutschland GmbH

OFS Fitel Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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OFS Fitel Online and Social Media Presence

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OFS Fitel Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    62/100

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OFS Fitel News and Updates

Industrial Fiber Optic Cable Selection Guide

HCS® Industrial Graded-Index and Step-Index Fiber Optic Cable Selection Guide Indoor and outdoor optical fiber cables for use in Substation Automation, Factory Automation, Industrial Ethernet, HVDC Systems, and Power Electronics. View Guide Industrial Fiber Optic Cable Selection Guide Video Transcri…

HOW TO SPEAK “FIBER GEEK” | ARTICLE 4: SINGLE-MODE FIBER GEOMETRIES

 WELCOME BACK, FIBER GEEKS!  The first Article in this series focused on growth in bandwidth demand and attenuation in optical fibers. Article 2 focused on several types of dispersion that exist in fiber, followed by Article 3 – Fiber strength and reliability.  This article, the fourth in the series…

HOW TO SPEAK “FIBER GEEK” | ARTICLE 3: FIBER RELIABILITY

WELCOME BACK, FIBER GEEKS!  Article 1 in this series focused on growth in bandwidth demand and attenuation in optical fibers caused by bending, and the built-in mechanisms scattering and absorption. Article 2 focused on several types of dispersion that exist in fiber.  This article, the third in the…

Fiber Optic Preform japan and Korea Market Research Report 2022 Including Manufacturing Strategy with players Furukawa, Sumitomo, Hengtong Guangdian, Fujikura, OFS Fitel, Fasten Group, Fiberhome Says Calibre Research

DALLAS, Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly posted research on the Fiber Optic Preform Market report 2022 to 2029 is said to be a comprehensive overview and in-depth study on the recent and upcoming industry of the global Fiber Optic Preform Market. In addition to this, the Fiber...

HOW TO SPEAK “FIBER GEEK” | ARTICLE 2: DISPERSION

WELCOME BACK, FIBER GEEKS!  As a quick refresher, article 1 in this series focused on growth in bandwidth demand. We also looked at attenuation in optical fibers caused by factors external to the fiber e.g. bending, and built in attenuation mechanisms i.e. scattering and absorption.  In this second …

OFS to Present Series of Sessions at BICSI Fall Conference

OFS, a leading manufacturer of innovative fiber optic products and solutions, will showcase continued technical and industry leadership in two sessions at the BICSI Fall Conference to be held in a hybrid virtual and face-toface conference August 22-26 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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OFS Fitel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was OFS Fitel founded?

    OFS Fitel was founded in 2001.

  • Who are OFS Fitel key executives?

    OFS Fitel's key executives are Foad Shaikhzadeh, Ashish Gandhi and David J. Digiovanni.

  • How many employees does OFS Fitel have?

    OFS Fitel has 981 employees.

  • Who are OFS Fitel competitors?

    Competitors of OFS Fitel include Corning Optical Communications, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies and Samtec.

  • Where is OFS Fitel headquarters?

    OFS Fitel headquarters is located at 2000 Northeast Expressway, Norcross.

  • Where are OFS Fitel offices?

    OFS Fitel has offices in Norcross, Avon, Carrollton, Franklin Township and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does OFS Fitel have?

    OFS Fitel has 14 offices.