AFI turns 25

Feb. 11, 2009
Company celebrates business milestone

Fiber optic and IP-based video solutions provider American Fibertek (AFI) is celebrating 25 years in business this week.

What started as a small operation with five employees in a Manhattan, N.Y., office in 1984, is now a global company complete with more than 65 employees and a 24,000 square foot headquarters and manufacturing facility, AFI President and CEO Jack Fernandes said a statement regarding the milestone.

"The company is built on innovation and this has provided a very solid foundation to allow AFI to continue to develop advanced product/system solutions for this rapidly changing market," Fernandes said. "Today, we offer a full line of Fiber Optic and IP-based video surveillance solutions that include hardware, firmware and software and these product solutions are marketed worldwide. As always, our development strategy is based on continuing to supply a leading edge, innovative and cost competitive product/system design."