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Fiber Instrument Sales, Inc. (FIS) was founded in 1985 to fulfill the growing need in the communications industry for fiber optic cables and connectivity equipment.

Corporate Headquarters - Fiber Instrument Sales is headquartered at the Fiber Optic Research Park in the town of Oriskany in Central New York State. FIS facilities consist of over 90,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, R&D, and administrative office space.

Function - FIS is a manufacturer and full-line distributor of communication fiber optics; test equipment, connectors, cable and cable assemblies, tools and tool kits, fiber optic consumable products, Category 5e and 6 cabling products, active network equipment, and fiber optic security systems and components.

Status - Privately Held

Owner/President - Mr. Frank Giotto

Employees - 220

Market - FIS serves over 11,000 customers from all segments of the fiber optics industry including: telecommunications, contractors, resellers/distributors, researchers, government, education, cable TV operations, and telephone R&D facilities. FIS is international in scope, serving customers in 110 countries.

FIS Manufactured Products - Products include fiber optic power meters, light sources, OTDR's, talk sets, visual fault locators, optical return loss test sets, pulse suppressors, cable assemblies, connectors, splice trays, splice protection sleeves, in-line attenuators, connector heat ovens and more.

Distribution - Products distributed by FIS include those of 3M, AMP/Tyco Electronics, Molex, Seikoh Giken, Corning, Corning Cable Systems, AFL Telecommunications, Leviton, Garrett Com, The Light Connection, FIS Blue and other major fiber optic suppliers.

Rentals and Pre-owned Equipment Sales - FIS has a wide selection of fiber optic test equipment for rent, OTDRs, fusion splicers and other fiber optic equipment. Refurbished pre-owned equipment is available through its "New 2 You" Program.

Custom Manufacturing - FIS offers custom terminations, cut and coil cable service, custom ferrule drilling and much more. FIS can design and manufacture injection-molded products to customer specifications.

Shipping - FIS maintains one of the largest fiber optic inventories in the industry and provides same-day shipping for most orders. Overnight shipping is available.

Training - Our fiber optic training courses are scheduled at locations around the country as well as at our Brightside training facility in the Adirondacks. Corporate training is available for groups at the workplace.

Technical Support - FIS has approximately 220 employees including highly trained engineers and technicians. 90% of all employees have completed our comprehensive Fiber Optics I & II training.

For additional information or fiber optic product catalog, contact FIS at 1-800-500-0347.