ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Belden Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of specialty network solutions, announced that Technology Solutions Architect Henry Franc has been selected to chair the Telecommunications TR42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee. Industry Association.
The TR42 committee develops and maintains voluntary standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, including commercial, residential and industrial buildings, healthcare facilities and data centers. Standardization work covers requirements for cabling of all types, including copper and fiber optic cables and components, as well as installation and field testing. Franc was elected to the position by his colleagues on the committee.
“The Belden team has a unique perspective on standards work,” said Franc. “I am joined in this work by an extraordinary group of Belden professionals who share a passion for giving back and impacting the industry. Our goal is to ensure that standards are robust for today’s customers, while enabling them to adapt and evolve as technology evolves. »
According to Franc, the end result of standards must benefit customers and remain independent of the product. When standards confirm their intent, as evidenced by Belden’s approach, technology integrates and functions properly, allowing customers to be confident that all parts of their network will operate seamlessly now and in the future. .
“This team exemplifies one of Belden’s core values, which is ‘We Pursue Excellence,’” said Julie Furber, Executive Vice President, Smart Buildings. “Henry and the team serve the TIA as volunteers. Their dedication is evident in their work to ensure standards have a positive impact on customer outcomes and provide them with access to solutions that solve their biggest network and connectivity challenges.This work is selfless and customer-focused. customer, which makes all of us very proud at Belden.
Belden cites a long history of dedication to serving as a true industry partner and solution provider. A 120-year-old company that sold components to Thomas Edison and delivered the first television broadcast with its innovations, Belden continues to deliver solutions today that enhance the ability to communicate and connect in an ever-changing world.
Frank, alongside colleague Ron Tellas, also received a 2021 TIA Star Award which recognizes individuals for their commitment and commitment to TIA initiatives. Additionally, he was named David K. Blythe of the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), University of Kentucky 2021 Outstanding Member of the Year. This award recognizes members for their work promoting BICSI’s educational and professional development programs in the telecommunications industry.
Belden Inc. offers a full line of products designed to meet the critical network infrastructure needs of industrial and enterprise markets. With innovative solutions focused on the reliable and secure transmission of the growing amounts of data, audio and video required by today’s applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com; follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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