Timbercon Announces Approval for EZ-mate Assemblies

LAKE OSWEGO, OR – November 2, 2010 – Timbercon, Inc., a fiber optics product and solutions manufacturing company, has expanded their harsh environment capabilities again. Focused on offering the most comprehensive suite of connectivity solutions, Timbercon is pleased to announce approved manufacturing status for the EZ-MATE™ fiber optic hermaphroditic connector series manufactured by Applied Optical Systems (AOS) a subsidiary of Optical Cable Corporation (OCC).

“OCC has been our fiber cable choice since beginning in this industry over 10 years ago”, said John Lee, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, “We have worked with AOS hermaphroditic connectors for a number of years and are proud to be able to offer the EZ-MATE™ connectors series on cable assemblies to our entire customer base and enhance the acceptance of this connector series”.

The EZ-MATE™ hermaphroditic fiber optic family of connectors are available in 2, 4, 6,12 and 24 channels in both plug and receptacle configurations and supports either multi or single mode applications. Cable assemblies use OCC’s D-Series Military Tactical and OCC’s DX-Series Distribution fiber optic cable which are helically stranded for superior mechanical and optical performance.


About Applied Optical Systems
Applied Optical Systems, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures a broad range of specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity solutions primarily for use in military and other harsh environment applications. Founded in 2003, Applied Optical Systems has offices and manufacturing facility located in Plano, Texas, near Dallas. Applied Optical Systems and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Optical Cable Corporation.


About Optical Cable Corporation
Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCCF).is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of fiber optic and copper data communications cabling and connectivity solutions primarily for the enterprise market, offering an integrated suite of high quality, warranted products which operate as a system solution or seamlessly integrate with other providers’ offerings. OCC’s product offerings include designs for uses ranging from commercial, enterprise network, datacenter, residential and campus installations to customized products for specialty applications and harsh environments, including military, industrial, mining, oil and gas and broadcast applications. OCC products include fiber optic cable, copper and fiber optic connectors, copper and fiber optic patch cords, racks, cabinets, datacom enclosures, patch panels, face plates, multi-media boxes and cable and connectivity management accessories, and are designed to meet the most demanding needs of end-users, delivering a high degree of reliability and outstanding performance characteristics. Additional company information can be found at www.occfiber.com.


About Timbercon, Inc.
Timbercon, Inc., founded in 1997, is a fiber optic product and solution manufacturing company providing a variety of connectivity solutions to the defense, aerospace, medical, data storage, telecommunications, industrial, broadcast and networking industries. In addition to standard fiber optic assemblies and attenuated loopbacks, Timbercon has pioneered many proprietary products. Additional company information can be found at www.timbercon.com.


Timbercon Contact:
Marketing
(P) 503.827.8141
info@timbercon.com

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