LISTOFMATERIALS.com Lists Asymblix OSP Products as Buy American Compliant

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In-country manufacture of Asymblix OSP products meets RUS loan requirements

Asymblix OSP Solutions -- Buy American

ASYMBLIX, the leading provider of OSP cabinet retrofit solutions, announced today that its products have been listed in the LISTOFMATERIALS.com database as compliant with the Buy American provisions of the Rural Electrification Act. The RUS retired the telecom program’s “List of Materials” (LOM) in May 2011 but continues to require that equipment purchased using program funds meets program specific standards and specifications including the Statutory Buy American Requirement which remains a cornerstone requirement for loan approvals.

LISTOFMATERIALS.com is an information service which indexes equipment based on certifications and standards relevant to compliance with regulations pertaining to RUS telecom funding programs using documentation provided by manufacturers. The site is an invaluable tool for borrowers to use as a replacement to the retired RUS LOM. By indexing standards and compliance documentation in a web-friendly database accessible for free, borrowers can quickly determine equipment compliance and can download the supporting documentation they must gather to make the case with RUS their equipment decisions are compliant with program regulatory guidelines.

Asymblix’ listing in the LISTOFMATERIALS.com database affirmatively establishes and documents that the items listed meet RUS telecom Buy American Requirements. By preemptively listing in the database, Asymblix has made it easy for program borrowers to evaluate the equipment against RUS standards and to collect the documentation they are required to address for each item of equipment they acquire using program funds.

LISTOFMATERIALS.com founders are leading authorities on the RUS LOM having worked with it since 2003 listing hundreds of items of equipment for multiple manufacturers. By taking this experience and applying it to a new web-based database, the company seeks to streamline material sourcing for independent Telcos now that the LOM has become defunct. Asymblix OSP retrofit kits, power upgrade kits and cooling solutions can be found on the listofmaterials.com website by selecting Asymblix in the “Manufacturer” drop down box.

Asymblix has a proud tradition of building its products within the US, with a majority of material sourced from its home state of Texas. While other suppliers have outsourced manufacturing to foreign factories to obtain bottom-dollar costs, Asymblix has focused on providing value, having now saved Telco carriers millions of dollars in outside plant upgrade costs through its OSP retrofit product lines.

For more details visit on Asymblix OSP Solutions, visit http://www.asymblix.com/retrofit.

About Asymblix
Based in Richardson, Texas, Asymblix has two primary business units: Assembly Services and OSP Solutions. Asymblix Assembly Services provides pre-manufacturing services for the electronics industry that help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) bring products to market both faster and more cost effectively. Asymblix OSP Solutions provides custom engineering kits that enable telecom service providers to upgrade their local access service delivery infrastructure at minimum cost and time. Asymblix’ retrofit kits enable a wide range of next generation telecom platforms to easily fit into the variety of remote cabinets that have been broadly deployed by Telcos over the last 30 years. For more information visit: http://www.asymblix.com

About LISTOFMATERIALS.com
The LISTOFMATERIALS.com is a web database that lists telecommunication equipment indexed by certifications and standards relevant to compliance with regulations pertaining to RUS telecom funding programs, such as the Buy American certification. LISTOFMATERIALS.com is a place where manufacturers electively preemptively post their self-certified compliance documentation for the benefit of program borrowers and engineers who may use the site to find and select equipment based on its compliance with regulatory requirements and gather the documentation they need to meet funding program guidelines. LISTOFMATERIALS.com functions as a valuable resource in the place of the retired RUS List of Materials. http://www.listofmaterials.com

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