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PPC Broadband, a Belden Brand, Wins Manufacturing Leaders Award for Operational Excellence


ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PPC Broadband, A Belden Brand (NYSE: BDC), and a proven industry leader in connectivity technology for the telecommunications, and broadcast industries, announced that it won the top prize for Operational Excellence at the 2017 Manufacturing Leaders Awards. PPC was awarded for the value stream transformation of its largest and most mature product line, Hardline Connectors.


Applying a methodical and proactive approach using techniques that are universally utilized across the Belden group, the PPC team evaluated and improved the Hardline Connectors manufacturing process from start to finish, including improving the product portfolio, machining, assembly and outside-service plating.


Doug Conant , former CEO of Campbell’s Soup and chair of the judging panel, commented, “Congratulations to the worthy winners, finalists and highly commended companies. I enjoyed celebrating the fine work of some incredible people.”


Manufacturing Leaders CEO,  Omri Nevat , added, “The caliber of nominations from all of our finalists was outstanding, which makes the achievements of the winners and runners up that much more exceptional. The event was truly inspiring and we look forward to celebrating upcoming achievements next year.”


About PPC Broadband

PPC Broadband is the proven industry leader in connectivity technology for the telecommunications and broadcast industries, delivering the best fiber and coax solutions to customers worldwide. For more than 75 years, PPC Broadband has been an innovator in the design and manufacturing for the telecommunications industry. The portfolio contains connectivity solutions, coaxial cable, fiber connectivity cables and duct, amplifier technology, construction hardware, cable molding / raceways, and traps / filters for the telecommunications industry, setting the standard for quality, performance and function. PPC has pioneered many of the advancements in connector technology available today, holding more patents in this category than any other company in the world.


About Belden

Belden Inc. delivers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. With innovative solutions targeted at reliable and secure transmission of rapidly growing amounts of data, audio and video needed for today’s applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South AmericaEurope and Asia. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Twitter @BeldenInc.

Source: Belden Inc.

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