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Cimteq Reviews Wire Düsseldorf 2016

by wireworld on 04/28/2016 - 01:44 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Wire Dusseldorf

Cimteq were among the exhibitors showcasing their software products at the 30th annual event of Wire Dusseldorf earlier this month. As anticipated the expo was everything expected from exhibitors and delegates alike and much more. Visitor numbers were excellent and the calibre of new innovations being presented by the exhibitors was at an all-time high at the five day event. Cimteq were extremely pleased with the attention their booth received with old and new faces visiting to discuss the features and merits their various cable design and manufacturing software systems can offer and gain a glimpse of their latest technological innovations.

The exhibition provided the perfect arena for Cim ...

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South Korean Steel Processor POSCO Ad...

by wireworld on 04/24/2016 - 03:57 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

POSCO, a multinational steel producer headquartered in Pohang, South Korea, will establish operations at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, creating up to 60 high-wage jobs by 2018.

POSCO America will invest $19 million to construct a 136,000-square-foot facility on approximately 10 acres to process wire rod for use in the manufacture of nuts, bolts and shafts for the automotive industry. The facility, which is the company’s second steel processing line and fourth steel production line in the United States, will house process machinery for the production of Cold Heading Quality Wire (CHQW) including heat furnaces and pickling, coating and drawing machines. All imported steel wir ...

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A&E Releases 2015-2016 Sustainability...

by wireworld on 04/24/2016 - 03:11 pm
Tag: Press Releases

American & Efird (A&E), a manufacturersand distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, announced today it is releasing its 2015-2016 Sustainability Report in conjunction with the global celebration of Earth Day. This year's report details A&E's accomplishments in the areas of safety, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and specifically global water-reduction and Zero-Waste-to-Landfill achievements. 

"Our Eco*Driven® program and our 10 Threads of Sustainability continue to guide and challenge us," said Jimmy Summers, Vice President Environmental, Health & Safety/Sustainability at A& ...

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Rosendahl Nextrom Reviews Wire Düssel...

by wireworld on 04/21/2016 - 04:20 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Wire Dusseldorf

We at Rosendahl Nextrom again enjoyed being part of this show, where the entire industry gets together. It was a successful show and we could demonstrate once more what drives us to best performance. It is our passion of creating customer value. And value was indeed created also on the booth.

Industry 4.0 - „Smart Factory“ as we like to call it - is becoming reality and opening new doors both for us as suppliers and for you as manufacturers. It is an industrial revolution which eases information management. Just as we like to say: The sooner we act, the better. The main benefit is concerned with predictive maintenance, backtracking of processes and online monitoring. We at Rosen ...

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DS Brookes Ltd. Renamed Davis-Standar...

by wireworld on 04/21/2016 - 04:07 pm
Tag: Press Releases

DS Brookes Ltd., Davis-Standard’s subsidiary in West Midlands, United Kingdom, will now be called Davis-Standard Limited. The modification is in name only, better reflecting Davis-Standard’s global market position and current activities. Davis-Standard Limited will continue supplying screws and barrels associated with the DS Brookes brand, and will remain Davis-Standard’s key supplier of extrusion systems for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region. This includes support of aftermarket and spare parts activities across all product platforms and heritage brands under the Davis-Standard umbrella.

“The name change better aligns with Davis-Standard’s corporat ...

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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable will Conn...

by wireworld on 04/18/2016 - 03:37 pm
Tag: Projects

The first submarine fiber optic cable will be laid between Africa and South America in order to improve voice and data transfer between the two regions. The major telecommunication company, Cables S.A and NEC Corporation, an information technology provider, have announced a contract to lay the cable, called the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), which will connect both continents and will begin to operate in the middle of 2018. The cable will be laid at an estimated cost of $160 million. It is partially financed by the Bank of Japan for International Cooperation through the Development Bank. It will extend for more than 6,200 thousand kilometers in the South Atlantic and will connect the ca ...

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Nexans Secures Energy Supply for Arra...

by wireworld on 04/16/2016 - 05:14 pm
Tag: Projects

In March of 2013, snowstorms throughout Kintyre and Arran in Scotland brought down a power line which plunged 20,000 homes into darkness. In order to avoid future blackouts, a three-year project was started to link power from the Ayrshire coast to Kintyre and the Isle of Arran to secure future energy supply, even in the case of bad weather.

For the project, Nexans supplied and installed a 41 km power link to upgrade the electricity transmission network between the Kintyre peninsula and mainland coast in Southwest Scotland. This new power link also allows an additional grid capacity for renewable projects.

The project illustrates Nexans’ vision of providing a secure and reliable suppl ...

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Corning to Buy Alliance Fiber Optic P...

by wireworld on 04/16/2016 - 05:07 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

Corning is to acquire optical communications device developer Alliance Fiber Optic Products. Corning is making an all-cash tender offer to acquire AFOP’s outstanding common shares at a price of $18.50 per share, representing a transaction value of around $305 million.

AFOP manufactures passive optical components, such as are used by cloud data-center operators and datacom and telecom OEMs. AFOP components are already used in several of Corning’s existing connectivity solutions. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, AFOP has manufacturing and product development capabilities in the US, Taiwan and China.

Corning plans to integrate AFOP into its Optical Commu ...

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AEP to Invest $66 Million in Infrastr...

by wireworld on 04/12/2016 - 02:02 pm
Tag: Projects

American Electric Power is launching a $66 million investment in its infrastructure to upgrade electrical delivery service in Carroll, Tuscarawas and Harrison counties.

The project includes a new substation in northwest Harrison County called the Yager Substation and upgrades for transmission lines.

"The main driver of this is the shale natural gas industry," said Brett Schmied, project outreach specialist for Columbus-based American Electric Power. "The facilities there require a lot of power. This project will let them ramp up to that higher level of power that they want to go to. The Yager station is under construction now. "

American Electric Power, and its affiliate AEP ...

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Industry 4.0 A Large Topic As Wire 20...

by wireworld on 04/09/2016 - 01:40 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Wire Dusseldorf

At the recent concurrent staging of wire 2016, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair, and Tube 2016, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, in Düsseldorf, Germany, more than 2,600 international exhibitors presented their innovations to 69,500 trade visitors from 130 countries. On 1.1 million square feet of net exhibit space in 16 halls, the companies showcased the latest machinery, equipment and products from the wire, cable and tube processing industry - a new record in the trade fairs’ long success story.

“The fact that more exhibitors than ever participated in Düsseldorf proves that the wire, cable and tube industries loyally stand by their leading trade fairs wi ...

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