Belden Receives Major Recognition from Cabling Installation and Maintenance Magazines and Commercial Integrators | 2021-09-14 | Press Releases

Seven Belden Cabling and Connectivity Solutions and Projects Recognized for Innovation

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the best in the industry by two notable award programs: Wiring installation and maintenance Innovator Awards and Commercial Integrator and CEPro’s Best New Technology Award (TNT). This year, Belden received:

Innovators Award

the Wiring installation and maintenance The Innovators Awards program examines and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. The winners were recognized at the BICSI Fall 2021 Conference on August 22, 2021 in Las Vegas.

Platinum Award in Value-Added Programs Category:

  • the Belden Engineering Center for R&D and Innovation-Shanghai plays a vital role in the research and development of critical solutions for Belden’s customers and has world-class equipment to serve cable and connectivity research, new technology development and product innovation. It is the first laboratory in the world certified under the VDE TDAP program for the listed standards.

Gold Awards in the Cabling Media category:

  • Belden’s Fire Resistant Ethernet/IP Cable and Test System is designed for unexpected situations like a deep tunnel on fire, where signal transmission systems must remain functional for long hours to keep monitoring systems running. The cable remains alone under 842 degrees Celsius of fire for more than three hours. During this period, data transmission is consistent and stable.
  • Belden’ OptiTuff™ Mini Fiber Cables use rugged thermoplastic material as a cost-effective, premium alternative to traditional metal armored cables. They offer superior durability and crush resistance compared to unarmoured fiber cables, making them one of the most versatile fiber cables available.

Gold Awards in the Applications and Case Studies category:

  • Belden provided a complete end-to-end cabling and connectivity solution to support the first indoor-outdoor stadium ever built. Cabling infrastructure supportsnever-before-seen technology, such as an Oculus video card suspended from the roof, as well as Wi-Fi 6, digital ticketing and highly sophisticated mobile wireless access.
  • Belden supplied the Digital Electricity™ cables and connectivity to support the use of digital electricity as Circa Resort & Casino Las Vegas’ backbone power distribution infrastructure. This makes it the smartest building on the Strip and the longer distance capabilities of this wiring allow for a customer experience unlike any other casino or resort.
  • Belden’s 10GXS Category 6A cables and REVConnect connectivity were used for PoE LED lighting in Dubuque County‘Historic Courthouse, 67,000 square foot secondary roads facility and 10,000 square foot Dubuque County Office Building. Belden solutions provided quick installation and reliable performance over long distances.

TNT Rewards

The TNT Awards annually recognize outstanding new products and services showcased at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). A team of judges selects the best products and services in several commercial and residential categories. Solutions that stand out by providing technological innovation, benefits for integrators and benefits for end users are honored.

One winner in the Specialty AV Cables or Connectors category:

  • the REVConnect shielded flexible plug eliminates compatibility issues when connecting end devices; it works with any IoT device that uses an RJ45 socket. Supporting the award-winning REVConnect termination process, the shielded FlexPlug can be deployed in applications where a termination plug inhibits direct connection due to size and cable routing constraints.

“We are proud and honored to be recognized for our innovation and customer experience,” says Ashish Chand, executive vice president, industrial automation at Belden. “Since 1902, we have focused on continuous improvement through innovation. We bring together and cultivate the best talent in the business, and we continue to invest in research and development, even in difficult times like the global pandemic.”

“To be recognized every year is an honor and a special achievement,” said Julie Furber, Executive Vice President, Smart Buildings at Belden. “Our solutions are focused on creating value for end users and installers. new ways to support their goals, innovation is at the center of this process. We are delighted that Installation and maintenance of cabling, Commercial integrator and CEPro recognized these efforts.”

To learn more about these solutions, and the types of technologies and applications they support, visit

About Belden

Belden Inc. 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 growing amounts of data, audio and video required by 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 America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at; follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Patricia D. Rutt