Belden honored with two Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine

ST. LOUIS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, is delighted to announce that it has received two 2020 Innovators Awards from Installation and maintenance of wiring.

The winners were chosen by a panel of leading cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers for making groundbreaking contributions to the structured cabling industry in IT / OT environments.

In the category “Value-added programs, ” Belden R&D lab and MachFlex SUPER 350 cable the family received a Platinum Award. Belden Hirschmann Industries Limited (Suzhou) is the first company in the world to successfully test automation control cables according to EN 50525-2-11: 2011 (flexible cables with thermoplastic PVC insulation), EN 50525-2 -51: 2011 (oil – resistant control cables with thermoplastic PVC insulation) and VDE-PB-0022: 2018-07 (flexible cables for industry). It has also obtained VDE registration for its MachFlex SUPER 350 product family and the Test Data Acceptance Program (TDAP) for its R&D test lab.

With this certification, Belden can now research and test all listed requirements in its own laboratory and submit the data for review and VDE approval. The R&D laboratory at the Belden Hirschmann Suzhou plant is the first laboratory in the world certified under the VDE TDAP program for listed standards, and the MachFlex SUPER 350 product family is also the first in the world certified under VDE-PB-0022: 2018-07. With these accomplishments, Belden can successfully help customers ensure the reliability of control automation systems through accurate predictive maintenance, reduce prototyping cycle time, thereby accelerating time to market and increasing ensure compliance with industry regulations, thereby reducing total cost of ownership.

In the category of Belden ‘Cable Support’, Belden CAT 6 SF / UTP High Flex Cable and REVConnect RJ45 Jack has received a Gold Award. It is more important than ever to develop unique solutions to address the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. This CAT 6 SF / UTP High-Flex Cable is designed with improved anti-microbial / fungus resistant, low smoke and halogen free polyurethane material, which also makes it suitable for the food and semiconductor industries. In addition, this cable is designed to withstand up to 10 million bending cycles and superior flame and smoke performance.

This innovative cabling solution is also certified by CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) in the CC-Link IE Field and CC-Link IE TSN (Time Sensitive Networks) categories, ensuring compliance with the DC automation ecosystem. -Link.

The Belden Industrial REVConnect RJ45 Jack is a field mountable CAT 5e, 6 and 6A receptacle for 10 Gigabit industrial applications. This innovative insulation displacement connector saves valuable installation time and ensures maximum network availability and performance, even in the harshest environments. These products were created to meet the stringent requirements of installing Ethernet cabling on passenger boarding gateways at one of the world’s largest international airports in China.

Cabling installation and maintenance innovators awards descriptions of the categories won by Belden:

– Value-added programs: the organization has launched a program that improves or improves the way ICT professionals do their work, including a guarantee program, a service offering, training and education offerings.

– Cabling support: cable of any construction (optical fiber, twisted pair, hybrid, coaxial, twinax, etc.) and wireless supports such as access points, antennas and similar equipment, as well as a complete end-to-end system stub that includes cable, connectivity, and other physical layer components.

“We are proud of the Platinum and Gold awards received this year, which represent Belden’s success in innovation and customer experience,” said Ashish Chand, Executive Vice President, Industrial Automation at Belden. “Belden solutions have effectively influenced the industry for over a century, and our goal is to make continuous breakthroughs, even in these difficult times. ”

About Belden

Belden Inc., a global leader in high-quality end-to-end signaling solutions, offers a complete line of products designed to meet the critical network infrastructure needs of industrial and enterprise markets. With innovative solutions focused on the reliable and secure transmission of the increasing 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 Saint-Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Twitter @BeldenInc.

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Patricia D. Rutt