Allen, TX – 2/16/2005 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Fiber Systems International (FSI) has joined Amphenol Corporation. Fiber Systems International (FSI) has joined Amphenol Corporation effective February 16, 2005. FSI, located in Allen, Texas is a leading manufacturer of harsh environment fiber optic interconnect products for markets including military communications systems, shipboard systems, geophysical equipment and mining. The addition of FSI further expands Amphenol”s leading position in harsh environment fiber optic applications.

Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) specializes in cost-effective value-added fiber optic systems and products that provide exceptional performance operating in harsh and demanding environments. AFSI excels at custom fiber optic solutions and affords customers with engineering and design expertise, qualified products, manufacturing, test, fabrication facilities, and knowledgeable technical support.

With more than two million fiber optic connectors distributed worldwide, AFSI creates fiber optic solutions for virtually any environment.