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Hitachi Cable America

Manchester, NH, January 5, 2011 – HCA is First Cable Manufacturer to be UL Verified TIA 568-C.2

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Manchester, NH January 5, 2011 - Hitachi Cable America is pleased to announce that it is the first cable manufacturer in the world to receive TIA 568-C.2 verification from Underwriters Laboratories.

The verification, which covers all Category 5e, 6 and 6A copper communications cables, demonstrates that the cables meet the performance requirements of the TIA standard. End users installing cables with UL verification can be confident their infrastructure will support any and all applications intended for that category of cable. The 568-C family of standards is replacing the 568-B family, which was released in 2001, as well as all subsequent addenda.


About Hitachi Cable America

HCA, located in Manchester, NH manufactures a complete line of copper and fiber optic cables for the communication industry. In addition to category cables, products include round and flat electronics cables. HCA also specializes in custom cable constructions. Over 3,300 different cable products are manufactured at this facility.

To learn more about HCA cable products, please contact Hitachi Cable America or call toll free at +1.800.772.0116.


About Underwriters Laboratories

UL is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems for more than 66,000 manufacturers annually. In total, there are more than 20 billion UL Marks appearing on products worldwide each year. UL's global family of companies and network of service providers includes 68 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 102 countries. For more information, visit: www.ul.com/newsroom.