Washington, D.C. (February 8, 2018) — The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) is pleased to welcome Berntsen International Inc. as a new member. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Berntsen International Inc. is an innovation leader in the design and manufacture of “smart” and traditional infrastructure marking systems. Berntsen’s InfraMarker solution brings digital connectivity to underground infrastructure, providing utilities and telecom companies with powerful new tools for precision locating and asset management.
“Berntsen International Inc. has been active in the infrastructure space for decades,” said Heather Burnett Gold, CEO and President of the Fiber Broadband Association. “Their patented InfraMarker technology locates, monitors, and manages underground assets—like fiber—in a more cost-effective and safer way than traditional methods. We value their time-tested yet innovative approach to fiber infrastructure and are happy to have them as a member."
“We are passionate about marking and managing the world’s infrastructure,” said Mike Klonsinski, President of Berntsen International Inc. “Everyone at Berntsen is excited to join the Fiber Broadband Association in its work to accelerate the connected future.”
About the Fiber Broadband Association
The Fiber Broadband Association—formerly the Fiber to the Home Council Americas—is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all fiber-optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, collaborate with industry allies and propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations, and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at fiberbroadband.org.
About Berntsen International, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin-based Berntsen International, Inc. is an innovation leader in smart marking solutions designed for a connected world. Since its founding in 1972, Berntsen has been marking global infrastructure and boundaries with a high-quality product line of 1,000 survey and utility markers and monuments located in more than 100 countries. Berntsen’s patented InfraMarker solution, which uses a mobile app, GIS software, and RFID-enabled markers and readers to locate and manage underground assets, received the Geospatial World Excellence Award for Technology Innovation and the RFID Journal Award for Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service. For more information, visit www.BerntsenInternational.com.