OFS Specialty Photonics Div.
With a heritage dating back to Alexander Graham Bell, OFS has been at the forefront of optical communications technology. Headquartered in the United States outside of Atlanta Georgia, OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, connectivity, FTTX and specialty photonics solutions.
OFS is part of Furukawa Electric Company, a multi-billion dollar corporation that has been in operation since 1884. Since it achieved a world first in finding practical application for optical fiber cables in 1974, the Furukawa Electric Group has offered an extensive lineup of products as one of the world’s leading optical fiber manufacturers.
Our technological heritage includes not only the first commercial production of optical fibers, but also the first to market offerings for many of the fiber optic products that meet today’s industry standards. This legacy includes the first application specific fiber, the first optical connectors, the first ribbon cables, the first attenuators, the first hard clad silica fibers and dozens of additional breakthroughs that enabled the fiber optics revolution. As broadband networks are being disseminated on a global basis, FEC and OFS together have utilized leading-edge telecommunication technologies to the fullest to contribute to the development of next-generation communication networks.