Corning Cable Systems and Siemens Dematic announce new business agreement

January 22, 2002--Corning Cable Systems and Siemens Dematic Electronics Assembly Systems today announced a new business agreement designed to provide the communications and electronics manufacturing industries with fusion splicing solutions for opto-electronics manufacturing and printed circuit (PC) board-level assembly.

Jan 22nd, 2002

Corning Cable Systems and Siemens Dematic Electronics Assembly Systems today announced a new business agreement designed to provide the communications and electronics manufacturing industries with fusion splicing solutions for opto-electronics manufacturing and printed circuit (PC) board-level assembly.

Per the agreement, Corning Cable Systems, manufacturer of fiber-optic and copper communications network infrastructure solutions, and Siemens Dematic, a player in the electronics manufacturing industry, will collaborate on fusion splicing equipment and circuit board fiber splicing/management for PC board manufacturers and in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) marketplace. The alliance will provide customers with innovative fusion splicing products for board-level assembly combined with the extensive product knowledge and expertise of both parties, say company representatives.

For more information about Corning Cable Systems (Hickory, NC), visit the company's Web site at www.corning.com/cablesystems.

Siemens Dematic is a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG, headquartered in Munich, Germany. For more information about Siemens in the U.S., visit the company's Web site at www.usa.siemens.com.

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