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Hitachi Cable America Releases Reduced Diameter Category 6A Cable

Media Inquiries:
Steven Kenney
Hitachi Cable America
Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division
603-669-4347, ext. 229

Manchester, NH, April 15, 2013

Hitachi Cable America Inc. introduces a new, reduced diameter Category 6A unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable. The new Supra 10GTM CMP cable has an outside diameter of .32 inches, only slightly larger than most Category 6 cables. The Supra 10GTM has also been verified to the TIA-568-C.2, Category 6A standard by Underwriter’s Laboratories, the authority in cable verification. The Supra 10GTM will accommodate 10-gigabit Ethernet up to the maximum distance identified in the standard, 100 meters in a channel configuration. The Supra 10GTM is fully compatible with all component compliant Category 6A connectivity and when used in a Hitachi Cable certified installation, can be covered by Hitachi Cable’s Lifetime Warranty.

For more information on this cable and to learn where to purchase it, please visit the Hitachi Cable America website,

About Hitachi Cable America, Manchester Facility:

The Manchester facility (Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division) is a unit of Hitachi Cable America, Inc. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, the division manufactures a complete line of high-performance copper and fiber optic cables for the communication industry. Over 4,000 different cable products are manufactured at this facility. Products include category copper communication cables, indoor, indoor/outdoor and outside plant fiber optic cables, industrial Ethernet cables, as well as round and flat electronic cables.

To learn more about Hitachi Cable America, Inc. and the Performance Cables Systems & Materials Division, please visit our website at Hitachi Cable America, Inc. is a unit of Hitachi Cable, Ltd., Japan which is held by Hitachi, Ltd., Japan.

About Hitachi, Ltd.:

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2010 (ended March 31, 2011) consolidated revenues totaled $112.2 billion. Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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