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Megladon Presents HLC® Technology at AVFOP

Austin, Texas – Megladon Manufacturing Group announced an upcoming presentation at the AVFOP 2011 Conference in San Diego, California, on October 4-6. As one of the invited speakers, Megladon will present the HLC® (Hardened Lens Contact) technology to the Military and Commercial Aviation industries. The presentation will take place at 1:30 p.m. on October 6th.

“This is an exciting opportunity to present our HLC® technology. We have known for years the capabilities of the tempered fiber optic mating surface and its ability to perform in severe environments,” stated John M. Culbert, President and Partner of Megladon.

Megladon Manufacturing Group Ltd., a subsidiary of TyRex Group Ltd., is recognized as a leader in the fiber optic marketplace. Founded in 1997, Megladon made its’ mission to provide customers with fiber optic products that far exceed industry standards. As technology innovators, Megladon created the HLC (Hardened Lens Contact) termination, which has changed what is possible for fiber optic interconnects. For additional information on Megladon and their patented processes please visit the company’s website at

For additional information regarding Megladon’s variety of fiber optic products, please contact us at (512) 491-0006 or by email.


AVFOP 2011 Conference: The Avionics, Fiber-Optics and Photonics Technology (AVFOP) Conference 2011 will be held at the Holiday Inn on the Bay, in San Diego, California, from October 4th – 6th. The aerospace industry has made great strides in recent years deploying fiber optics and photonics technology on commercial and military platforms. This trend will continue to grow as avionics fiber optic system architectures, networking schemes, and components evolve and mature.

This application-oriented conference will provide a common international forum for leaders, researchers, engineers, technicians, logisticians, manufacturers, and instructors to convene and discuss all aspects of severe environment fiber optic component, systems, reliability, maintainability, producibility and supportability technology, and its future direction.


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About Megladon

A global industry leader in fiber optics and your premier partner for fiber optic connectivity, Megladon has spent over a decade developing fiber optic technology and perfecting the HLC interconnect. Our patented technology and process results in a reference grade interconnect that is reliable, rugged, repeatable and provides maximum performance. With millions of our products deployed worldwide, our fiber optic technology has been proven time and again to solve many of the problems encountered in network deployment and maintenance. We have also been able to use HLC as the foundation piece to develop unique and passive fiber optic solutions for our customers.