ALLEN, TX, June 30, 2008 – Jerome Sistrunk, Director of Quality Assurance for Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI), announced today that AFSI has been approved for AS9100 certification. AS9100 incorporates the entirety of ISO 9001:2000 while adding additional stringent quality, aerospace and safety requirements.

Dekra Vincotte Certification USA, Inc. conducted the on-site survey portion of the certification process in May 2008. This third party process ensures that AFSI’s documented processes meet the level required for AS9100 certification.

Amphenol Fiber Systems International designs and builds fiber optic connectors and cable assemblies for harsh environments. Our stringent quality system, now AS9100, ISO 9001:2000 and MIL-STD-790 certified, ensures the highest levels of workmanship and performance available today in each and every connector and cable assembly built. AFSI specializes in rugged multi-channel fiber optic connectors that are suitable for almost any fiber optic application including aerospace, military, broadcast, mining, oil exploration and extraction, as well as many other commercial and industrial uses.