R&M has procured the business activities and operating assets of Advanced Fiber Systems (AFS) in India. AFS from its barrio is a highly reputed manufacturer of fiber-optic products and solutions for the Public Network market and has been an R&M-certified assembly partner for the E-2000TM connector for several years. AFS was founded in 2002 and has its production facility located in Bangalore. The management and all employees of AFS will transfer to R&M in India.
This acquisition affords R&M with the industrial platform to buttress its existing structured cabling business in India and addresses novel strategic market segments.
Gaurav Ahluwalia, Managing Director, R&M, stated that, “We have been able to grow rapidly in India year-on-year and with this acquisition we are looking forward to broadening our reach and solutions. AFS has been a certified assembly partner of R&M for many years, so the quality and innovation in fiber-optic solutions will continue.”
R&M has been active in India since 2006 and is located in Bangalore. With the integration of the business activity of AFS, the number of R&M employees will now increase to over 50.