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Prysmian Group North America Unveils ...

by wireworld on 02/23/2018 - 09:27 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Prysmian Group North America, a world leader in the telecom cables and systems industry, announced today the opening of its new 54,000 square foot Research & Development Center at the company’s Lexington headquarters.  The unveiling marks the first day of classes at the Prysmian Group Academy, a cutting-edge hub for innovation that will welcome industry experts from around the world to South Carolina to develop smart, safe and sustainable solutions to build a better future.

“Today, there is significant lack of innovation in the cable industry, so the first company to really disrupt this space will make a lasting impact in the world,” said Hakan Ozmen, CEO of Prysm ...

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Wire Tech Planning To Triple Space in...

by wireworld on 02/23/2018 - 09:02 pm
Tag: Projects

Business is booming for Summerville-based Wire Tech which is received a grading permit for a 40,000 square foot expansion of its facility at 11 Westside Industrial Boulevard in Rome. The Rome plant is currently located in 20,000 square foot building so the planned expansion will essentially triple the footprint in the West Rome.

The company hopes to break ground for the new addition before the end of the month with a six-month construction timetable. Momon Construction of Calhoun has been chosen as the general contractor.

"We need the space and people," said  Shelli Fletcher, vice president of the family-owned business. "We've already increased our numbers (employees) over t ...

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Lämneå Bruk Launches Its 2nd Generati...

by wireworld on 02/22/2018 - 11:07 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release, Wire Dusseldorf

Lämneå Bruk is busily preparing for this year’s biggest trade show for the wire industry, wire Düsseldorf 2018. One of the innovations the Swedish company will showcase at their booth A06 in Hall 9, is the 2nd generation of one of their bestselling machines, the Fully Automatic Precision Layer Winder (FA-PLW).

This new machine combines speed, precision to a hundredth of a millimeter and highest user-friendliness. The spools are changed fully-automatic with servo-drive motor operated toolings. Depending on their customers preferences the FA-PLW can be run with servo-motors from well-known brands such as Siemens, Lenze and Allen Bradley. Apart from that, the improved sp ...

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Bedmaker, Harrison Spinks Invests In ...

by wireworld on 02/22/2018 - 11:01 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Leeds-based bedmaker Harrison Spinks has invested £1.8m in a new wire drawing facility on British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe, which will lead to the creation of 22 new jobs.

The bedmaker will utilise a 40,000 sqft British Steel building to house two wire drawing lines, set to be installed at the end of April.

These lines will draw the ultra-fine wire used to manufacture Harrison Spinks’ pocket springs, using steel rod from British Steel. The investment will initially create nine jobs, with 13 more to follow when the bedmaker installs a further six wire drawing lines at the facility. These will produce approximately 400t of fine wire for its springs eac ...

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