MOUNT OLIVE — AFL, a fiber optic manufacturer based in Spartanburg, South Caolina, announced Monday it had acquired IMPulse NC LLC, a Mount Olive-based manufacturer of trolley car and commuter rail electrical systems

Terms were not disclosed.

Its manufacturing facility will remain in Mount Olive, and IMPulse products will be available from AFL.

IMPulse NC manufactures hardware for electrified transit systems, including streetcars, light rail, intercity and commuter rail, freight, heritage trolley and electric trolleybus. It was founded in 1990.

AFL manufactures complete electrification OCS solutions for high speed rail, light rail, streetcar, trolley, electric trolley bus and third rail applications.

Founded in 1984, AFL has operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan.

“IMPulse shares AFL’s mission to deliver superior quality products and service to customers,” said AFL Accessories Division General Manager Eric Borowicz in a statement. “Adding the IMPulse family as well as its product portfolio will further strengthen our impact in the rail transit market.”

This story is from the North Carolina Business News Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism