Mar 17, 2016 - Superior Essex Announces RUS Acceptance of its MV UD Primary with EPR

Atlanta, GA, March 17, 2016

Superior Essex announces acceptance approval by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to the List of Materials Acceptable for use on Systems of USDA Rural Development Electrification Borrowers. This acceptance includes the full range of Medium Voltage cables, 15kV through 35kV, for underground distribution systems, in accordance with rule 7 CFR 1728.204, items U hv-1.

With this notification acceptance, Superior Essex is eligible to bid on Utility Cooperative projects funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Additionally, this range of products now offers compliance to the applicable ICEA, AEIC, and RUS standards.

Eligible products include Medium Voltage Primary UD, 15kV – 35kV, with filled strand conductors, TR-XLPE and EPR insulation, uncoated copper concentric wires, and a polyethylene jacket. These cables are manufactured by Superior Essex in its state-of-the-art facility in Tarboro, North Carolina.

“This latest milestone represents another long term commitment to the utility and renewables market; with product expansions to address different markets and applications so we can continue to be a strategic and reliable cable partner to our customers”, says Steve Waller, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Energy Products.

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About Superior Essex
Superior Essex International LP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of cable, wire and accessory products serving the communications industry, energy industry and related distribution markets for over 80 years. Product lines include Indoor and Outside Plant (OSP) copper and fiber data cables, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) coaxial cables and accessories, Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) closures, fire alarm/security (FAS) cables, and low/medium voltage energy cable products and accessories. Superior Essex International LP is a subsidiary of Superior Essex Inc. SuperiorEssex.com