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CommScope Gears Up for $400M Daytona ...

by wireworld on 08/31/2014 - 03:55 pm
Tag: Projects

CommScope Inc. is getting a piece of the plan to spend $400 million to renovate Daytona International Speedway.

“This new infrastructure from CommScope will give us the ability to deliver leading technology services and functions to fans and staff as DIS becomes the world’s first motorsports stadium,” says Joie Chitwood III, president of Daytona Speedway.

CommScope will supply 220 miles of copper cable and 50 miles of fiber-optic cable for the job. The cost of the cable wasn’t disclosed.

Hickory-based CommScope will use some of its Systimax products, which were devised by AT&T Inc. in the 1980s. CommScope bought the Systimax unit from AT&T in the early 1990 ...

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Eraser's Model MMC200 Can Cut a Virtu...

by wireworld on 08/28/2014 - 08:03 pm
Tag: Product Release

Eraser's Model MMC200 Multi-Material Cutter offers users the widest range of industrial cutting applications available today. The unit can process round or flat material up to 3.94 inches wide and 5/8 inches thick (100 mm wide and 16 mm thick).

Boasting a maximum cutting force of 600 pounds, the MMC200 can cut a virtually limitless range of materials, including copper wire and cable, silver solder, power cords, cellophane, fiberglass sleeving, latex, fabrics, belting, flat and ribbon cable, strapping,hosing and tubing. For many materials, the unit is capable of cutting multiple pieces of the same material in one cut, increasing operator efficiency by allowing higher production runs in less ...

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Huestis Industrial Introduces New Sha...

by wireworld on 08/28/2014 - 07:35 pm
Tag: Product Release

For years, the wire & cable circuit size manufacturing needs have been ignored until now. Huestis Industrial has a powered shaftless series Pay‐offs and Take‐ups which are efficient and “Huestis rugged.” These units feature a small footprint allowing the customer to install them where manufacturing space is at a premium.

They are capable of handling package sizes from a 12 inch spool up to a 36 inch reel as well as weights up to 2,500 pounds. Offered with multiple options and possibilities, tailored to the customers needs. Pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric versions are available allowing customers to define the solution that will work best for their manufacturing processes ...

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Nexans Signs Contract For U.K. Inter-...

by wireworld on 08/28/2014 - 03:02 pm
Tag: Projects

Nexans has signed a framework contract with Dong Energy for the delivery of up to 1750km of inter-array cabling for offshore wind farms in the UK.

The contract will run until the end of 2020 and may be extended for two years. Dong Energy also has the opportunity to “expand the scope for the supply and installation of accessories for the cable”, Nexans said.

Nexans has already supplied wires to the Danish company at the West of Duddon Sands and Westermost Rough projects in the UK and Borkum Riffgrund and Gode Wind 1 and 2 in Germany.

"The continuation of the business relationship with Dong Energy is our expertise in offshore cable," said Nexans Germany chief executive Christof ...

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Zumbach’s BENDCHECK Assures Straightness

by wireworld on 08/25/2014 - 05:02 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Absolute straightness is one of the concise quality criteria in the production of round bars and pipes. BENDCHECK – the precision laser measuring system from ZUMBACH monitors bending continuously without missing any sections directly within the production process.

This replaces the ODAC® laser measuring heads used currently to manually spot test with a non-contact online test for bending. Apart from the obvious gain in quality the manufacture also saves considerable time through the use of the online date check.

What can BENDCHECK do

Synchronous real time scanning in the production process

Quality assurance directly after the straightening process

Direct integration in th ...

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Marlin Steel Wire Upgrades its Baltim...

by wireworld on 08/25/2014 - 04:55 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Marlin Steel Wire Products, a leading manufacturer of custom engineered products from steel wire and sheet metal, will upgrade its Baltimore, Maryland, facility by purchasing new equipment. The company specializes in producing all types of wire baskets, as well as wire hooks and wire shelves. The company has provided products for various industries such as automotive, aerospace and pharmaceutical, with customers including Toyota, AstraZeneca, Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development will provide the firm with USD 500,000 State backed loan guarantee, through the Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority on a USD 1.5 million loan from Sandy ...

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Brand-Rex Expands RailSafe Cable Range

by wireworld on 08/25/2014 - 04:52 pm
Tag: Product Release

Brand-Rex, the leading data networking solutions and high performance cable provider, has announced the launch of a new line of RailSafe cables. The new range will enhance the company’s position as a key cabling solutions provider to the rail industry.

Brand-Rex RailSafe is a range of high performance low voltage power and signalling, fibre optic and copper cables. These cables are designed for use in signalling, data, telecommunications track-side, underground and metro station applications, where the effect of fire on cables is critical to the cable performance in the environment installed.

The new range was designed especially for metro and rail markets with sp ...

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ArcelorMittal has invested USD 267 mi...

by wireworld on 08/24/2014 - 04:18 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

ArcelorMittal has invested around USD 267 million in the past four years in its site in Duisburg, Germany, of which USD 180 million was spent on a state of the art wire rod mill. The new wire rod mill can process high strength and ultra high strength steels, using the latest technologies to enable thermo mechanical rolling processes. A new factory laboratory has also been installed alongside the rod mill, to assure the quality of the products. ArcelorMittal continues to invest in the Ruhrort site as well. The changeover to a symmetrical format for continuous casting line two offers customers in the automotive supply sector high quality steel ingots for producing forgings. For example, these ...

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Japanese Steel Mills to Raise Prices ...

by wireworld on 08/18/2014 - 06:44 pm
Tag: Press Releases

TEX reported that export negotiations on steel wire rods for Asia by the Japanese blast furnace mills have started for October shipment. It seems to be in the latter half of August for negotiations to go into full swing while a mill of them begins to offer its prices. Other mills have not fixed their offer prices yet but according to a feeling, they are on track to raise their prices by USD 20 to USD 30 from current ones. In the environment of demand for wire rods in Asia, adverse factors are not found so far. The Chinese automotive industry is still strong. In Thailand, economic measures by the military Government have been penetrated, and manufacturing sectors like the automotive industry ...

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General Cable Closure Calls for Aucti...

by wireworld on 08/15/2014 - 11:01 pm
Tags: Closures, Press Releases

La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada & Roseburg, Oregon, USA -- Perfection Industrial Sales, in conjunction with Commission Brokers Inc, a wire and cable equipment specialist, is conducting two Live Webcast Auctions of machinery and equipment for two General Cable locations in La Malbaie, Quebec & Roseburg, Oregon. The auctions will be held on August 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET, and August 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PT, respectively. For those who cannot attend the sale in person and wish to bid online, Live Webcast bidding will be available on BidSpotter.com.

General Cable, a premier International Wire & Cable Manufacturer, has discontinued product manufacturing and distribution at its La Malba ...

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