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Pvc-Free, Low Smoke, Zero Halogen Cables Suited For A Variety of Applications from Hitachi Cable America

Media Inquiries:
Joe Iamartino
Director of New Business Development

Manchester, NH April, 2009 - Hitachi Cable America (HCA), a leading manufacturer of copper and fiber optic cables, is expanding its PVC-free, low smoke / zero halogen (LSZH) cable capacity for its global customer base. This comes in response to growing concern amongst those in the electronics industry, the medical community, and multinational OEMs, of the potentially harmful effects caused by PVC that is disposed in landfills.

"Hitachi's reaction is not regulatory-driven because there are no regulations imposed at this point. Industry leaders in the electronics industry such as Sony, IBM, HP and Panasonic, for example, have taken steps to reduce the use of PVC in their products. Hitachi Cable America is working with these industry leaders to provide plastics that yields cables with optimum performance, that satisfies applicable fire codes, and has the added benefit of being more safe for the environment," explains Joseph Iamartino,

The company strives to satisfy the different mindsets existing today regarding PVC use. Hitachi offers a wide selection of low smoke, zero halogen plastic materials that are suitable for numerous applications for use in markets such as security, industrial, medical, and telecommunications.

Companies interested in obtaining more information about Hitachi's PVC-free, low smoke, zero halogen cables should contact Mr. Iamartino at +1.800.772.0116 or by emailing (Contact) for more information.

About Hitachi Cable America

Hitachi Cable America, located in Manchester, NH manufactures a complete line of copper and fiber optic cables. Over 3,300 different cable products are manufactured at their facility. Products include Category 7 shielded cable, Category 6A UTP cable, Cat 6 ECO™ shielded, outdoor Category 5e and 6 cable, armored plenum-rated fiber optic cable as well as plenum-rated indoor/outdoor fiber optic cables.

To learn more about HCA cable products, please contact Hitachi Cable America or call toll free at +1.800.772.0116.

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