PCT’s AMIGO™ Environmentally Friendly Packaging Hits the Green Target
Reel-Less Coaxial Cable Packaging is Environmentally Friendly
MESA, AZ – October 22, 2018 - PCT International, Inc. (PCT), a leading manufacturer of broadband communications products that support the multichannel video, voice and high-speed data services including coaxial cable and fiber optics, announced today cable packaging that will eliminate the reels that have burdened operators and the environment.
For decades the coaxial cable packaging has utilized any combination of plywood, cardboard boxes, plastic and metal fasteners. The burden of recycling has been heavy and the recycle/return efforts have proved to be minimal with poor participation. To solve this problem, PCT International has developed a backward compatible reel-less design that uses coils of cable that are loaded into a carrying and dispensing bag.
“Our industries have taken the ecological sustainability effort seriously and we have partnered to enhance the offering aligned with their great efforts,” said Adrian O’Leary, President of
“The AMIGO™ reel-less design eliminates the recycling of the
old reels,” stated Doug MacLeod, Product Line Manager. “We’ve calculated that, for a single operator of 5.5 million subscribers, this would eliminate the recycling of 400,000 reels (48 million cubic feet of waste) annually,” he added.
Rick Haube, VP Global Marketing
About PCT International
Founded in 1997 by Steve Youtsey, PCT International, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and manufacturer of last mile access network solutions for broadband communication networks. PCT focuses on innovative and cost-effective solutions that allow service providers to improve system integrity and expand service offerings. PCT's portfolio includes transmission, connectivity, metro Ethernet and Fiber to the Home products for cable, telco and satellite service providers. PCT’s collaborative approach to product development results in advances that simplify installation and maintenance; improve the integrity of HFC and fiber infrastructures; reduce operational costs; and most importantly increase the customer experience for the growing services offered. By working closely with customers’ field engineering personnel, we produce equipment and components that straightforwardly address real needs and enable operators to “Harden the Drop.” To learn more, visit, http://www.pctinternational.com/our-company/.