About Us

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. 

Our Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles

  • Uncompromising Quality
  • Unsurpassed Customer Service
  • Irreproachable Integrity
  • Competitive Pricing

Our Mission is to design, develop, and reliably provide to our customers, the highest quality and widest range of fiber optic products, at competitive prices, with unsurpassed customer service and inventories.  We distribute, develop and manufacture the finest fiber optic products available.  We are proud of our people, what we produce, and grateful to the customers who give us a chance to succeed. 

The Numbers

  • 16 Acres - Our large campus consists of several buildings in upstate New York with employment exceeding 300 people

  • 275,000 Sq. Feet – Facilities consist of over 275,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, R&D, and administrative office space

  • 35 Years -  of fiber optic expertise

  • ISO 9001:2015 – certified company

Long Standing Commitment to Customer Service

At FIS commitment to customer service, short lead times, unsurpassed stock positions, custom capabilities and keeping low minimum order quantities has allowed for ease of doing business thus enabling FIS to grow along with our customers.


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

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 275,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, R&D, and administrative office space.


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 - 300+

FIS Specialties

Distribution Partners List


Products distributed by FIS include those of AFL, Anritsu, Belden, Cablematic, Cable Prep, Channell, Commscope, Cooper B Line, Corning, EXFO, Fibercore, FIS Blue, Fitel, Fluke Networks, GarrettCom, Greenlee, Hitachi Cable Manchester, Leviton, The Light Connection, Middle Atlantic Products, Miller, Molex, Multilink, Optical Cable Corporation, Preformed Line Products, Ripley, Seikoh Giken, Signamax, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, Superior Essex, Tempo, USConec, Viavi, Wilcom, and other major fiber optic suppliers.

Our fiber optic training courses are scheduled at locations around the country.  We also maintain hands on training at our Brightside training facility in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York.  Corporate training can also be scheduled for groups at your preferred location.  This training can be customized for your specific needs. FIS also offers Live Online Training hosted by an industry expert, Mr. John Bruno.

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

FIS has a wide selection of fiber optic test equipment for rent; OTDR's, fusion splicers and other fiber optic equipment.  Refurbished pre-owned equipment is available through our "New 2 You" program.

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.

FIS maintains one of the largest fiber optic inventories in the industry.  Our 275,000 square foot facility makes it possible to inventory what you need.  Most orders ship the same day.

FIS has over 300 employees which include highly trained engineers and technicians.  Over 90% of our employees have completed our comprehensive Fiber Optics I & II courses.  Our people are required to attend regularly scheduled training sessions to keep up with technical changes in the industry.

For Additional Information or to Request a Fiber Optic Product Catalog, Contact FIS at 1-800-500-0347.












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