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Legrand, Superior Essex highlight nCompass collaboration at BICSI Winter 2022

The two companies will be showcasing their collaborative nCompass technology platform at the 2022 BICSI Winter Conference (Jan. 30 – Feb. 3) in Orlando, Florida.  

Matt Vincent – Jan. 25, 2022 — Electrical and digital building infrastructures specialist Legrand will be prominently attending the 2022 BICSI Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida, from Sunday, Jan. 30 through Thursday, Feb. 3, in close conjunction with partner company Superior Essex, a top manufacturer and supplier of communications cable in North America.

Residing in BICSI booth No. 1015 for the duration of the show, the partners will showcase their collaborative nCompass solution, a technology platform which streamlines high-performance copper and optical fiber media for communications cabling and connectivity infrastructure.

In addition, the two partners will be addressing BICSI attendees on Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in a session titled, “Now More Than Ever, Installation Matters!” 

The panel seminary will discuss the implications of common installation shortcuts on modern applications. The panel of industry experts includes:

  • Jason Finnegan, Copper Product Manager, Legrand;
  • Jay Grasso, CDCD, Field Sales Engineering, Legrand;
  • Kevin Kearney, RCDD, DCDC, NTS, Director, Field Sales Engineering, Legrand;
  • Corey Lacaire, RCDD, TECH, Field Sales Engineering, Legrand;
  • Amir Sekhavat, Global Director of Product Management and Enterprise Market Development, Superior Essex.

“Unlike codes, IT standards are not enforceable by law and they are not just guidelines or best practices to follow at will,” observed Legrand’s Kearney. “We look forward to addressing why shortcuts should not be taken during installation—particularly when working with high-speed fiber optic systems, PoE or smart buildings.

As the professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) profession, BICSI currently serves more than 26,000 members and credential holders.

The partner companies bill the nCompass technology as exemplary of this year’s BICSI event theme of “sustainability,” in the form of an all-in-one platform of cabling, cabinetry, jacks and racks that offer a sustainable communications design able to handle present and future networking requirements.

“Our partnership with Legrand through nCompass is an example to other companies of how to create sustainable building solutions by seeking close collaboration within the industry,” said Brad Johnson, President of Superior Essex Communications. “We’re looking forward to showing the ICT community the future of sustainable communications systems at BICSI Winter 2022.”

About Superior Essex

Superior Essex Communications is a leading manufacturer and supplier of communications cable in North America. It is on the forefront of innovation through Power over Ethernet, Intelligent Buildings and Cities, 5G Fiber infrastructure including Hybrid and Composite solutions, as well as technological advancements being made at its Product Development Center. Superior Essex Communications is also setting the pace on sustainability by being the first company with a Zero Waste to Landfill Certification at its Hoisington (KS) plant; the first wire and cable producer to contribute points to LEED certification, and the first to offer verified sustainable cables in over 50 products. Superior Essex Communications is Everywhere You Live and Work. Additional information is available at

About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. The Group harnesses technological and societal trends with lasting impacts on buildings with the purpose of improving life by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical, digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Drawing on an approach that involves all teams and stakeholders, Legrand is pursuing its strategy of profitable and sustainable growth driven by acquisitions and innovation, with a steady flow of new offerings—including Eliot* connected products with enhanced value in use. Legrand reported sales of €6.1 billion in 2020. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines. The company is listed on Euronext Paris and is notably a component stock of the CAC 40 and CAC 40 ESG indexes. (code ISIN FR0010307819).