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Comnet founder George Lichtblau dies

August 10, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

DANBURY, Conn.—Comnet founder, CEO and long-time entrepreneur George J. Lichtblau passed away on Aug. 3, following a long battle with cancer. He was 78.Lichtblau held more than 20 patents, many of them related to the two highly successful fiber optic transmission companies that he founded—International Fiber Systems, which was sold to GE Security in 2003, and Comnet, a major producer of fiber optic, Ethernet and wireless transmission products. Lichtblau was also a pioneer in RFID tag...

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