List of Sponsors

Host Sponsor

Corning Incorporated

Corning Incorporated

Corning is transforming the way the world connects. Since ushering in the telecommunications revolution with the invention of low-loss optical fiber in 1970, we have been continually innovating to increase the speed and capacity of optical networks around the globe, while reducing installation costs. Today, our Optical Communications business delivers solutions for growing segments like fiber to the home, wireless technology, and hyper-scale data centers.



Platinum Sponsors

Prysmian

Prysmian

Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales exceeding €11 billion, about 29,000 employees in over 50 countries and 112 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.

YOFC

YOFC

Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (YOFC) (Stock Code: 601869.SH, 06869.HK) is the largest provider of optical fibre perform, optical fibre and cable in the world. YOFC mainly produces and sells optical fibre preforms, optical fibres and cables of various standard specifications widely used in the communication industry, and various types of special optical fibres, cables, and RF coaxial cables and accessories based on customer requirements. With a complete integration system, YOFC provides engineering design services and solutions to meet different demands of every industry user. Its products have been widely used in China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and global communication operators all over the world, as well as power grid, broadcasting and TV, transportation, aerospace, chemical industry, petroleum, medical and other industries, its products and services are exported to more than 70 countries and regions around the world.
With over 31 years of efforts through the introduction, digestion, absorption and re-innovation of technology, YOFC has achieved a perfect transformation from an industry follower to an industry leader in global optical communication industry, driving the overall technological progress and industrial development. Meanwhile, YOFC was listed in Hong Kong in December 2014 and listed in Shanghai in July 2018, as the first company in China’s optical fibre and cable industry listed both in stock exchange markets, YOFC has opened a two-round capital operation.
In the future, YOFC will maintain its mission of “Smart Link, Better Life”, and adheres to the core values of “Client Focus, Accountability, Innovation and Stakeholder Benefits”. In order to become the leader in information transmission and smart link, YOFC will actively deploy in the growth of the fiber business, technological innovation, smart manufacturing, international business expansion, related diversification and coordinated growth of capital operation.




Silver Sponsors

ASI Silica Machinery

ASI Silica Machinery

ASI/Silica Machinery is the global market leader in equipment and process for manufacturing optical fiber preforms. Founded in 1997, ASI/Silica Machinery manufactures its equipment, supported by its own R&D facility, in the USA. We design and supply a full range of machines for the production of core and clad silica based optical fiber preforms.

ASI/Silica Machinery equipment is operating in Europe, India, Asia and America. We are proud to have empowered key companies to take full control of their optical fiber production to meet increasing global demands. Our 200 plus operating machines attest to high production volumes and financial performance, accounting for about 10% of the world’s current optical fiber production.

ASI/Silica Machinery is the preform capital equipment supplier of choice. Our research and manufacturing facilities are located in Los Angeles, California, USA. Contact us to see how ASI/Silica Machinery can help you produce optical fiber preforms at globally competitive prices.

 



DSM

DSM

Royal DSM is a global purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges whilst creating simultaneously economic-, environmental- and societal value for all its stakeholders; customers, employees, shareholders, and society-at-large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. 

In the telecommunications market, DSM is the world’s leading developer of optical fiber coatings -a critical component of today’s high-speed fiber networks. Market leader DSM – purpose-led and science-based- uses unique technical capabilities to identify solutions and deliver high performance fiber coatings for the world’s telecommunications market.  Our innovative solutions are built on 40 years of technical experience, research and development and close partnerships that enable the sustainable success of fiber makers, cable producers and telecom partners.

More information about these products can be found at https://www.dsm.com/markets/paint/en.html



Nextrom

Nextrom

Nextrom is the leading global supplier of production technologies for optical fibers and fiber optic cables. Our core competencies include solutions for optical glass making, fiber drawing, fiber coating, ribbon making, proof testing and fiber optic cable production. From first contact onwards, we provide customized high quality solutions and personal support to ensure total customer satisfaction. Nextrom is a business unit of Rosendahl Nextrom GmbH. Find out more at www.rosendahlnextrom.com.



Shanghai Weikai Optoelectronics New Materials. Co. Ltd.

Shanghai Weikai Optoelectronics New Materials. Co. Ltd.

Weikai group was founded in 1997, which is the leading manufacturer of functional coatings and adhesives in China. At present, graduates and PHDs account for 65% in the company, which enhanced the R&D strength and extended the application field. Until now, we have gained 158 authorizations of invention patent and 3 PCT International patents, which 30 series of high-tech achievements is transformed successfully.
Weikai have developed the fiber coatings, coloring ink and ribbon resin of Chengying Brand on the base of professional technical team and mature technology, leading the industry to an effective, energy saving and eco-friendly development.

The Dow Chemical Company

The Dow Chemical Company

Dow Wire & Cable has been delivering a complete portfolio of solid and cellular insulation and jacketing compounds for coaxial, copper twisted pair and fiber optic cable applications for more than 40 years. We are focused on providing materials that enhance system reliability, longevity, transmission efficiency, and improved bandwidth addressing high speed data transfer growth through our legacy communications systems business. Brands like AXELERON™ Compounds are born from customer collaboration that catalyzes the right mix of polymer science expertise. The Dow team is excited to work with the entire value chain to continue providing solutions that perform for today’s telecom needs and tomorrow’s challenges.

Sterlite

Sterlite

STL-Sterlite Technologies Limited is a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions.

We design and deploy high-capacity converged fibre and wireless networks. With expertise ranging from optical fibre and cables, hyper-scale network design, and deployment and network software, we are the industry’s leading integrated solutions provider for global data networks. We partner with global telecom companies, cloud companies, citizen networks and large enterprises to design, build and manage such cloud-native software-defined networks.

STL has innovation at its core. With an intense focus on end-to-end network solutions development, we conduct fundamental research in next-generation network applications at our Centres of Excellence. STL has a strong global presence with next-gen optical preform, fibre and cable manufacturing facilities in India, Italy, China and Brazil and two software-development centres.