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MFL GROUP Stand No. 11G60 & 11G59 At ...

by wireworld on 02/17/2018 - 03:46 pm
Tag: Wire Dusseldorf

Innovation, Technology, Customer Service, Technical Support, Hospitality and Fun.  All of this, and much more!

This is what we are bringing to MFL GROUP’s stand at Wire Düsseldorf 2018.

What you will experience is a new way of informing our visitors about MFL GROUP solutions. Our reception staff will assist you and guide you through all the innovations we are highlighting at the show. We’ll display machinery under all 5 brands.




Meet with our Sales personnel, interact with our Engineering and Construction programs and our live Customer Support Service center, and experienc ...

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Nexans Delivers Higher Earning in 201...

by wireworld on 02/17/2018 - 03:32 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Nexans saw earnings rise to €411m in 2017, up from €375m in 2016, boosted by a 45% increase in sales in the company's submarine high-voltage business helped by a second half recovery in cable sales to the building industry and energy operators.

Commenting on the Group's performance in 2017, Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Nexans’ Chief Executive Officer, said:

"Our 2017 results are in line with our forecasts, with sustained growth in the submarine high-voltage business and an increase in operating margin compared with 2016.  After doubling our return on capital employed between 2014 and 2017, from 5.8% to 12.5%, we are now focused on the new Paced for Growth strategic plan fo ...

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Southwire Announces Closure of Pleasa...

by wireworld on 02/17/2018 - 12:09 pm
Tag: Press Releases

As the company continues to optimize its existing distribution network and position itself for long-term growth, Southwire announced that it will close its customer service center (CSC) in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. 

“The decision to close our Pleasant Prairie CSC was not made easily nor taken lightly, and it is in no way an indication of the facility’s performance or a reflection on the people at Pleasant Prairie,” said Kurt Hennelly, executive vice president of distribution, sourcing and manufacturing strategy. “As our organization grows in size and complexity, we must continuously reevaluate our operations to ensure that we remain competitive in the marketp ...

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Gerdau Sells Beaumont Mill To Optimus...

by wireworld on 02/17/2018 - 11:57 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Gerdau SA has entered into a definitive agreement with Optimus Steel to sell its Beaumont wire rod mill and Beaumont Wire Products and Carrollton Wire Products in Texas for $92.5 million, the Brazil-based steelmaker announced. The Beaumont steel mill has melt capacity of around 700,000 tons per year and rolling capacity of 800,000 tpy, according to a recent industry director. The mill produces wire rod and coiled rebar. Beaumont Wire Products and Carrollton Wire Products includes a wire mesh mill, while the latter supplies industrial wire into the greater US southern region, according to a statement from Optimus Steel. Optimus Steel is a newly formed company affiliated with Jacksonvi ...

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