Leviton Provides Structured Wiring for ‘Dream’ Home


Leviton Mfg., Little Neck, N.Y., is providing wiring and components to BobVila.com's dotCOM dreamHOME, now under construction in Las Vegas. The Internet-driven custom home-building project uses Internet resources to manage the home-building process. Leviton's products will equip the home with support for high-speed Internet access and computer networking, multiroom video, whole-house audio, and video monitoring.

AI/FOCS Changes Name to Advanced Interconnect


AI/FOCS Inc., Franklin, Mass., has changed its name back to Advanced Interconnect. “In preparation for the geographic expansion of our business, we have decided to drop our somewhat cumbersome AI/FOCS Inc. name,” says Brian Payson, president.

Panduit, Microtest Form Alliance


Microtest, Phoenix, and Panduit, Tinley Park, Ill., recently announced a nonexclusive arrangement to enhance marketing and service to the structured cabling industry. The companies plan to cooperate at trade shows, seminars, and educational forums; provide technical assistance to each other; support each other in key account situations; and employ cross-training.