Attleboro, MA – Comtran, a leading provider of specialty cable and system solutions, announced today that its VITALink® Ethernet Circuit Integrity cables were recognized among the best in the industry by the 2019 Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards. The stellar third-party judging panel included cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience. Comtran was recognized as a silver honoree.
“On behalf of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards, I would like to congratulate Comtran on their silver–level honoree status,” said Cabling Installation & Maintenance’s Chief Editor Patrick McLaughlin. “This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most original and innovative products in the industry.”
Comtran’s VITALink® Ethernet cables are a patent-pending product, offering the industry’s first UL 2196-certified circuit integrity solution for Ethernet applications. These cables meet Category 3 channel electrical performance while maintaining operability for at least 2 hours in a fire. Designed for emergency VoIP telephones and speakers, IP area of refuge devices, and addressable Class N fire alarm devices, the cables are available in 2-4 pair, 18 AWG shielded constructions.
Rama Nippani, Executive Director of Technical Services, is proud of this accomplishment. “This is the fourth year in a row that Comtran has received an Innovators Award. We strive to continuously develop innovative products and deliver unique, forward-thinking solutions to our customers. VITALink® Ethernet cables will serve markets and applications that did not previously have a UL 2196- approved solution.”
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