We realize that our success depends on your success. Whether your business is small, mid-sized, or large, the goals are the same – increase profit, reduce costs, increase productivity, and build valuable relationships. For these reasons and more, our innovative network-style program connects your business today to the tools, solutions, and rewards that you need for a more profitable tomorrow.
Tools and Resources
Benefits of Using NPI Member
Personal interaction, attention to detail, accountability...that's what you get when you work with an NPI member. We are so confident that our preferred installers are the best in the industry, we will repair or replace defective products free of charge for up to 25 years after installation with our extended warranty.
Become a NPI Member
Become a NPI Member
In today’s fiber optic business world, it is all about connections and opportunities. The connection between you and more opportunities is only one step away with the Network of Preferred Installers (NPI). By becoming a preferred installer, you are able to provide customers with a complete solution by leveraging your valued relationship with Corning Optical Communications.
Offer a Complete Solution With an Extended Warranty
Preferred installers are able to offer end users up to a 25-year warranty for local area network (LAN) and data center (DC) installations when all products in the fiber cabling solution are Corning-covered products, including fiber optic cables, hardware, connectivity, and preterminated systems.
Nomination into the program is at the discretion of the local sales engineer, and several factors are taken into consideration when determining if a company is a good fit for the program. Before being considered for nomination, you may be required to verify your company’s history of and the ability to meet the following:
- Installations that meet Corning and industry quality standards
- Stringent requirements for technical and financial strength in order to receive and maintain membership in good standing
- Commitment to continually update training to stay abreast of the latest technologies and product solutions
Upon nomination into the program, the following minimum requirements must be completed (other requirements may
be imposed at the discretion of the sales engineer):
- One hands-on installation course and one design course (both fee-based)
- New member profile
- Corning tip-to-tip installation project
Our tiered system allows installers to participate at their desired level and allows Corning Optical Communications to support our full range of contractors.
- Financial rewards
- Training opportunities (both complimentary and fee-based) via See the Light® program
- Technical Support
- Meet minimum annual revenue targets
- Maintain annual training
- Complete annual design/win requirement
The Network Connection
The voice of customer is valuable to us at Corning, and your feedback has a direct impact on the information, training, and benefits that are offered through the program. To learn more about the Network of Preferred Installers and how to get connected, contact our NPI team at firstname.lastname@example.org.