Washington, DC  June 8, 2011

The Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA) Board of Directors installed and welcomed Panduit as a new member during its spring 2011 meeting.

Kevin Ressler, CCCA Chairman of the Board, said, “We at CCCA are thrilled Panduit has chosen to add its voice to ours in addressing key issues facing the structured cabling industry. Our continued growth, both in breadth and in numbers, signifies that CCCA initiatives and programs are impactful and provide value to member firms”.

Panduit’s Tom Kelly expressed, “Panduit has been impressed with CCCA’s initiatives and activity to stem the importation of potentially hazardous, non-compliant cables into North America.  We view CCCA as a strong industry association and an excellent platform for Panduit, and other members, to address the proliferation of counterfeit products plaguing all levels of the structured cabling industry.”

About CCCA
CCCA, a non-profit corporation, has a mission to serve as the major resource for well researched, fact-based information on the technologies and products of structured cabling media to support current and future needs of the networking, IT and communications industries.  CCCA also is proactive at codes and standards bodies and other trade, industry and governmental organizations in communicating and influencing policy and decisions affecting the quality, performance and societal needs of the structured cabling infrastructure.

CCCA member companies: Accu-Tech; AlphaGary; Anixter; Belden; Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company; Cable Components Group; comCables; CommScope; Daikin America; DuPont; 3M Dyneon; General Cable; Optical Cable Corporation (OCC); OFS, a Furukawa Company; Panduit; PolyOne; Sentinel Connector Systems; Solvay Solexis; Superior Essex; TE Connectivity.

Headquarters: 1001 Pennsylvania NW, Washington, DC, 20004.