MaintainIT Selected by AFL Telecommunications

AFL Telecommunications Selects MaintainIT for Improvement Program at Duncan Facility

Greenville, SC - - September 6, 2005 - - MaintainIT Ltd, a leading plant and facility maintenance services company today announced a contract agreement with AFL Telecommunications to implement a maintenance and reliability improvement program. MaintainIT will perform a front-end condition assessment of AFL\'s strander equipment which is used for cable braiding production. The assessment results will be used to develop a recommended corrective action and repairs plan for these stranders. Equipment restoration and preservation will be addressed through the development of preventive maintenance tasks, lubrication program, spare parts program, operator training, operator-performed maintenance and predictive maintenance program.

By taking the initiative to determine critical equipment conditions and developing plans for required routine maintenance, AFL will be avoiding potential failures that can create costly downtime and production inefficiencies. The process provided by MaintainIT gives AFL a rapid payback model in relation to maintenance cost savings. AFL is embarking on this improvement program in support of the company\'s corporate strategy to strive for excellence in manufacturing or \"Mono-Zukuri\" in Japanese.

About AFL Telecommunications

As a subsidiary of Fujikura, Ltd headquarterd in Tokyo and a manufacturer of cable and wire, AFL Telecommunications provides fiber optic products, engineering expertise and integrated services to the telecommunications industry. AFL manufactures, engineers and installs fiber optic products and equipment that communications need for high-speed voice, video and data services. For more information, visit

About MaintainIT

MaintainIT Ltd, headquarted in Greenville, South Carolina, provides facility and plant services for the industrial and commercial markets leveraging best maintenance practices to increase productivity and reduce costs. The company is dedicated to the delivery of high-value, low-cost, facility management, facility maintenance, industrial maintenance, small-capital and janitorial services to industrial and commercial clients. For more information, visit

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