Utility testing: Greenlee Communications joins NRECA as Silver Level Associate Member

Test and measurement equipment: Greenlee/ A Textron Company announces that Greenlee has joined the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) as a Silver Level Associate Member under their Greenlee Communications brand.

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Electrical measurement: Greenlee®/ A Textron Company announces that Greenlee® has joined the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) as a Silver Level Associate Member under their Greenlee Communications brand.

NRECA is the national service organization that represents the nation’s more than 900 private, not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperatives, which provide service to 42 million people in 47 states. Greenlee® joins its affiliates, Sherman + Reilly Inc. and HD Electric Company®, as associate members of the organization.

“We are looking forward to the many opportunities that NRECA can offer the Greenlee Communications brand to increase our collaboration with rural electric cooperative utilities across the country, said Ken Fridley, Product Manager for the Greenlee Communications branded products. “Greenlee’s Communications team offers several products, such as its DataScout® multi-service network analyzer, Fiber OTDR, Fusion Splicers, Sidekick® Plus Copper and DSL test set and VDV tools that are appropriate for the all utility markets, including rural cooperatives.”

Greenlee, under its Greenlee Communications brand, develops Ethernet, Transport, C37.94, Fiber, DSL and Copper test solutions, tracing and locating equipment, and fiber/cable jet installation equipment. A broad product portfolio coupled with solutions from Greenlee Utility®, HD Electric® and Sherman + Reilly create a single source partner providing unmatched value to the utility market.

“The Greenlee® Communications brand of advanced Ethernet, Transport, and SCADA diagnostic solutions provides intuitive test results, enabling utilities to deliver reliable and seamless communications,” added Fridley. “Our suite of products and services are designed to ensure transmission, distribution and renewable energy grids are ready to meet the challenge of delivering high-quality, dependable power from a wide variety of sources.”

Greenlee® is offering a free download of their recent webinar, “Smart Testing for the Smart Grid” on its website.

Greenlee Communications
The Greenlee Communications brand offers a complete line of innovative and industry-leading test and measurement solutions for the communication service provider industry. Our expertise and innovative solutions address all stages of network deployment enabling the development, installation and maintenance of xDSL, fiber, cable and wireless networks. It is a leading brand of test and measurement solutions in the global communications industry with a long track record of delivering high quality innovative solutions enabling technicians to achieve their goals in a timely manner and with confidence.

Greenlee Textron Inc.
Greenlee Textron Inc. is known as a global leader in the professional tool category. The Rockford, Illinois- based company develops high quality innovative products distinguished by customer-driven design and differentiated by supply chain excellence. It also leverages its powerful brands such as Greenlee Communications and Greenlee Utility in the electrical, construction and maintenance markets worldwide.

Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense industry, and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems.

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