Fiber Optics Day event took place again at Nextrom May 22nd and 23rd in Finland. This was the third time this event has been held. Event was a success and very well received by partners and customers from the Optical Fiber and Fiber Optic Cable industry. The event gathered over 100 guests from different companies from around the world. This turnout was instigator for us that the interest towards Nextrom is high in today’s market. The developments that Nextrom provides for the Fiber optic field , as a technology leader for Fiber optic machinery, draws great interest from across the globe.
Two days covered interesting topics on technology and manufacturing findings. Nextrom therefore invited well-known specialists from the industry, such as Mr. Rob Wessels, Vice President Engineering from CommScope, Mr. Reinhard Schmidt, Managing Director of OFS Fitel Deutschland GmbH, Mr. Pratik Shah, Manager Application Development & Testing of DSM Functional Materials and Mr. Tatsuo Saitoh, General Manager of Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (Optical Transmission Media R&D Dept. Optical Communications R&D Laboratories). They gave presentations about - Bandwidth to the Cloud-FOC Developments for Data Centers and 4G manufacturing, challenges of next generation mini cables, superior properties of DeSloite Supercoatings and on optical fiber trends and latest technologies.
Also Nextrom’s Product Managers & Sales Director gave presentations about manufacturing capabilities, performance and capacities of Nextrom solutions in preform manufacture, fiber drawing, specialty fiber drawing, fiber UV-coating, fiber optic cable production and Perspective on the Production Technology Supplier‘s on the Optical Fiber & Cable Industry.
What made the event complete was the machine demonstrations at Nextrom site and a great and laid back evening events. First day ended at sea with a cruise with sail boats at the Helsinki archipelago. The event was wrapped up at Kulosaaren Kasino with a dinner while enjoying the scenery overlooking to the Gulf of Finland.