US Conec Ltd

Hickory, NC 28602


About US Conec Ltd

US Conec is a leader in providing passive components for high density optical interconnects. The company was founded to expand the use of MT style multifiber technology through the design, manufacturing and sales of high precision fiber optic components.

Product Summary

Delivers cost effective technology solutions for data center and enterprise structured cabling, public networks, circuit board interconnect, and industrial and military markets worldwide.


1138 25th St SE
Hickory, NC 28602
United States

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Established in 1992, US Conec is a leader in providing passive components for high density optical interconnects. The company was founded to expand the use of MT style multifiber technology through the design, manufacturing and sales of high precision fiber optic components.

Today, US Conec brands span the globe, delivering cost effective technology solutions for data center and enterprise structured cabling, public networks, circuit board interconnect, and industrial and military markets worldwide.


US Conec provides industry leading components that enable high bandwidth systems such as cloud computing, core routing of the Internet, and fiber-to-the-home. Our continued success is driven by the ongoing satisfaction and loyalty of our customers. We strive to exceed customer expectations in all that we do, including product design and performance, quality, logistics, and customer service. A thorough understanding of customer requirements and the broader application is essential to our collective success.


US Conec consistently invests in product design, development, and manufacturing to support the growth of new and more cost effective applications. We actively participate in TIA, IEEE, and IEC standards activities to drive broad support for new technology. Our strategy is to combine investment in our people talent with leading edge technology to build a foundation for growth. US Conec actively partners with the world’s leading technology companies to develop unique, cutting edge products.

The company’s key product developments include MT-style and contract multi-fiber ferrules, MTP® brand MPO connectors, MXC™ connectors, PRIZM® LightTurn® lensed ferrule technology, fiber optic cleaning solutions, termination equipment, and high precision optical packaging components. 


At US Conec, we strive in all aspects of our business to minimize our environmental impact by developing products and practices that are safe and sustainable. Dedicated to continual improvement in our environmental initiatives, we maintain and monitor current global environmental legislation activities to ensure we are aligned with and adhere to industry relevant compliances.


US Conec is an equity venture of three leading communications technology companies—Corning Optical Communications, Fujikura Ltd., and NTT Advanced Technology Corp. Our shareholders provide leading edge communications and information technology products and services for global customers.


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MMC Connector

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MTP® Connectors + DirectConec™ Push-Pull Boot

DirectConec™ push-pull technology enables the highest functional density in fiber cabling environments without the need for pull tabs or field tools. US Conec has now incorporated...
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DirectConec™ Push-Pull System

Insertion and extraction of DirectConec™ optical connectors occur with a simple push or pull on a flexible and robust strain relief boot providing the highest functional density...
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MDC Connectors

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Fast-Track™ MTP® Connector Solutions

US Conec's Fast-Track™ MTP® connector system is an innovative addition to the proven MTP® product portfolio for high fiber count, pre-engineered cabling applications. Fast-Track...
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IBC™ Brand MMC Cleaner

US Conec’s revolutionary MMC connector has taken Very Small Form Factor (VSFF) connectors to the next level of optical connector density. As companies transition their optical...
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MTP® PRO Connectors

The MTP® PRO connector is the newest addition to the US Conec MTP® brand MPO product family. This state-of-the-art connector brings simplified use to the MPO format by offering...
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MMC Connector with TMT Ferrule Technology

The revolutionary MMC connector from US Conec introduces a new era of high-density, low insertion loss connectivity by combining the new TMT ferrule, a reduced size MT-style ferrule...
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PRIZM® MT Ferrules

The PRIZM® MT ferrule expands on the detachable PRIZM® LightTurn® expanded beam Tx/Rx interface by taking multi-fiber lensed connectors to the equipment card-edge.
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Manufacturing Tools

IBC™ Brand Single Fiber Cleaning Tools

The US Conec IBC™ Brand Cleaners are mechanical cleaning tools designed to clean connectors residing in an adapter or faceplate and unmated connectors.

Press Releases

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New MTP-16™ Multi-fiber Optical Connector Supports Next Generation 400G Applications

The MTP-16™ connector family encompasses the 16 fiber MT ferrule, connector hardware, and bulkhead adapters.
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MTP® Meets 900 Micron with Ease

US Conec, a global leader in the design and development of high-density optical interconnects, announces the release of the new 900 micron MTP® connector solution, supporting ...
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MXC™ Multi-fiber optical interconnect platform: New, ultra high density, connector hardware design

US Conec announces that the general market availability of the MXC™ multi-fiber connector


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MMC Connector: High Density Connectivity Revolution Unfolds

US Conec's revolutionary MMC Connector ushers in a new era of high density low insertion loss connectivity by combining the new TMT 16 fiber ferrule with the VSFF MDC duplex connector...


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Whitepaper: A Very Small Form Factor, Multi-Row, Multi-Fiber Connector with Multi-Vendor Interoperability

The paper describes the design, performance, backwards compatibility, and supply chain maturity of a new, very small form factor (VSFF) multi-fiber interconnect variant of the...
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Whitepaper: A Novel, Low-loss, Multi-Fiber Connector Compatible with Reduced Coating Diameter Fiber

This paper examines the advantages of a new 165 m diameter fiber with a 125 m cladding diameter, and a new very small form factor multi-fiber connector with a miniature physical...
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MMC Connector Brochure

US Conec's MMC connector is a Very Small Form Factor (VSFF) multi-fiber optical connector designed for termination of single-mode and multimode fiber cables up to 2.5mm in diameter...



US Conec fires back at Senko in VSFF patent tiff

The most recent filing in the disagreement sees US Conec deny the allegations and contains charges that Senko violated US Conec patents. SENKO, in a written statement to Lightwave...

SENKO alleges VSFF fiber connector patent infringement in suit against US Conec

US Conec denies the charges, which relate to the company’s MDC and MMC connector and adapter products.
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R&M, US Conec to swap MPO fiber-optic connector licenses

R&M’s patented QR mechanism will be integrated into US Conec’s DirectConec push-pull connector product line. The exchange also will enable R&M to assemble and sell its own QR ...


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Fiber Optic Connector Cleaning Tools

High quality cleaning solutions for most fiber connector types and in any fiber or lens cleaning situation. Available in one push mechanical style, cassette style, and stick and...
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MXC® Connectors

The MXC® connector platform is a versatile, cost effective, next generation connectivity solution optimized for direct interface to equipment densely populated with mid-board ...
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US Conec’s New Singlemode Pre-Angled MT Ferrule Delivers Faster Process Time and Enhanced Performance

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PRIZM® LightTurn® Connector

Designed as a miniature detachable connector for high speed board mounted parallel optic modules, the PRIZM® LightTurn® connector provides passive alignment and novel retention...
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MTP® Brand Bulkhead and Specialty Adapters

Durable MTP® Adapters provide quick connection for up to 72 optical fibers. One piece design maximizes coupling strength while minimizing debris generation. Configurations available...
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MTP® Brand MPO Connectors

Durable MTP® connectors offer quick connection for up to 72 optical fibers. Patented floating ferrule design ensures fiber contact integrity and patented elliptical guide pin ...
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MT Ferrules

High density Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) based thermoplastic ferrules available with up to 72 fiber holes that terminate 125 micrometer optical fiber. Consistent optical performance...