Siemon, a leading network infrastructure specialist, celebrates 120 years of excellence and industry commitment. Founded by Carl F. Siemon in 1903 on the strength of his hardened plastic compounds and pioneering telecommunications technologies, the company has maintained its long-term commitment to the industry with the development of innovative infrastructure solutions that support digital transformation across the globe.
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Over the past two decades, Siemon has grown its global presence to more than 80 countries, including ISO:9001 and ISO:14001-certified manufacturing facilities in multiple countries, and boasts a global network of suppliers and logistics centres plus a worldwide team of technical and sales support experts, Certified Installers, technology partners, and distributors.
Throughout our history, Siemon has invested heavily in research and development, demonstrating proven performance with new products that elevate today’s data centre, intelligent building, and LAN environments. The following are just some of this decade’s product innovation milestones:
LightVerse High-Density Fibre Optic Cabling System – designed to address the latest fibre installation challenges and support a variety of multimode and single mode applications and termination methods.
UniClick LC BladePatch fibre jumpers – with patented push-pull latch design and integrated polarity reversal switch for accessibility and ease of access in a high-density fibre patching environment.
Innovative toolless LightWays Fibre Routing System – to protect, segregate, and manage ever-increasing amounts of fibre throughout the data centre.
UltraMAX Category 5e, 6 and 6A UTP Copper Connectivity System – that blends usability, quality, and performance into a sleek, single footprint for more versatile, intuitive, and cost-effective deployments. UltraMAX will launch in the MEA region in early Q2 2023.
LockIT Category 6 and 6A patch cords – that prevent unintended or unauthorised disconnections of critical end devices in publicly available spaces.
OptiFuse pre-polished fusion splice-on connectors – for superior performance, accelerated installation time, and reduced material and space requirements by eliminating the need for fibre splice trays.
Value Vertical Cable Manager and Value Rack – that provides an economical yet full- featured solution for securing IT equipment and facilitating cable in complex, high-density networks while saving space, time, and labour.
SkinnyPatch Category 6 and 6A UTP and Shielded Modular Patch Cord – that delivers superior performance with a reduced cable diameter for improved airflow and flexibility in high-density patching areas.
LightBow Fibre Termination System – with patented, easy-to-use termination tool and pre-polished connectors that reduce termination time and deliver superior performance and reliability.
Z-Plug Field Terminated Plug – that delivers quick, reliable high-performance plug terminations for direct connections to IP-based and PoE-enabled devices in today’s converged networks.
Expanded line of keystone connectivity with faceplates, patch panels and surface mount boxes for keystone Z-MAX® and MAX® UTP in category 5e, 6 and 6A performance.
Ongoing advancements in high-performance, high-speed cable assemblies in QSFP and SFP form factors for high-bandwidth, low-latency data centre connections.
For 120 years, Siemon has also maintained its culture of continuous improvement, including our long-standing commitment to protecting and preserving the environment. Today, that commitment continues with more fervour than ever through several key global climate change goals and initiatives. Based on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), including the Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the UNFCCC Race to Zero campaign, Siemon is firmly committed to meeting near and long-term company-wide targets for emissions reduction. Siemon is also working with its global customers and suppliers to encourage and support their efforts to reduce GHG emissions and waste through a holistic approach to environmentally responsible product life cycles and supply chain management. Explore Siemon’s Sustainability Pledge.
In response to the pandemic and material and labour shortages that disrupted the global supply chain, Siemon expanded its manufacturing capabilities and introduced an innovative FiberNOW fast fibre shipping program and other equivalent regional programmes to significantly reduce cost and lead times—all while continuing to deliver a broad range of educational materials including application guides, white papers, tech briefs, and webinars designed to help customers keep abreast of industry technologies and optimise their designs and installations.
As part of its commitment to industry leadership, Siemon remains actively involved with industry associations and standards organisations around the world, including TIA, The Ethernet Alliance, IEEE, and ISO/IEC. In 2021, Siemon was recognised as a top 2% Star Award winner for the most engaged company by TIA.
As it celebrates 120 years as a family-owned and operated business, the Siemon family is proud of the worldwide Siemon team’s unwavering support and dedication, which today includes the Siemon family’s Fifth Generation President and CEO, Henry Siemon.
Visit www.siemon.com and join Siemon in celebrating its 120 years of industry innovation, sustainability, excellence and leadership.