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Bekaert: First Half Year 2016 Results

by wireworld on 07/31/2016 - 10:20 am
Tag: Press Releases

Bekaert achieved strong volume and margin growth in the first half of 2016. The Group’s 6% volume growth stemmed from firm demand in automotive and solar markets and steadily increasing sales volumes in industrial steel wire and construction markets. The robust volume growth was more than offset in Bekaert’s top line by adverse currency movements (-3%), lower wire rod prices (-4%) which we pass on to our customers, and price erosion and mix effects (-3%). The slowdown in oil and gas markets affected the product-mix due to declining demand for profiled wires and steel ropes.

 

Bekaert’s overall stronger business portfolio and the growing impact of the various global t ...

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Maillefer at Booth 207 in IWCS 2016

by wireworld on 07/30/2016 - 08:42 am
Tag: IWCS

R&D Director Dr. Mikko Lahti welcomes you to our booth 207 to discuss our high performance and cost effective manufacturing solutions for fiber optic cables. “IWCS is an important venue for the cable and connectivity industry and we are proud to join the Suppliers’ Exhibition” says Dr.Lahti.

At the conference Dr. Mikko Lahti will present his paper entitled "Exploring the Limits of Buffering Process for Both Standard and Micro Tubes". Dr. Lahti will be available during the whole conference and Suppliers’ Exhibition to discuss the results of his work and the manufacturing solutions currently available.

Our high performance solutions offer a wide variety of innova ...

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Fujitsu Acquires US-Based Network Ser...

by wireworld on 07/28/2016 - 08:20 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Fujitsu Limited has announced that Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. has acquired TrueNet Communications, Inc., a leading national communications infrastructure engineering contractor, for undisclosed terms. TrueNet, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, will retain its distinct brand identity through the transition into a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Network Communications. The acquisition greatly expands Fujitsu Network Communications' potential range of offerings as a prime contractor, and enhances the company's ability to deliver complete, end-to-end solutions for designing, building, operating, and maintaining fiber and wireless communications infrastructure.

The combina ...

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New Prysmian Group Manufacturing Acad...

by wireworld on 07/27/2016 - 05:26 pm
Tags: Product Release, Projects

NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and process control solutions, recently delivered the latest Beta LaserMike measurement technology to the new Prysmian Group Manufacturing Academy in Mudanya, Turkey for the precision measurement of high-performance energy cables. This new center of excellence will use the Beta LaserMike measurement technology to strengthen the manufacturing skills of its employees and to build a strong manufacturing community.

“Cable manufacturers today face a number of production challenges involving quality and cost reduction, such as reducing downtime by increasing plant and personnel efficiencies, minimizing material usage, and ...

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Pry-Cam, Signed Contract with Nationa...

by wireworld on 07/27/2016 - 09:04 am
Tags: Product Release, Projects

Prysmian Group, has been awarded a contract by National Grid - international electricity and gas company based in the UK and north eastern US - for the supply of Pry-Cam products for on-line condition assessment and hand held diagnostic evaluation.

The contract includes the supply of 15 Pry-Cam Portable units and 6 Pry-Cam Grids units that will be used as a trial for on-line condition assessment and monitoring on the transmission network in England and Wales. This contract follows on from a large permanent PD monitoring system that was awarded to Prysmian in 2014, which consisted of 23 Pry-Cam Grids and 200 Pry-Cam Wings sensors to monitor a strategic 400 kV oil filled cable system. Th ...

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Nexans Umbilicals Achieve Global Reac...

by wireworld on 07/27/2016 - 08:55 am
Tag: Projects

OneSubsea has ordered the umbilical and accessories from Nexans to develop the Greater Enfield development off the coast of Exmouth, Western Australia. The project, worth around 20 million euros, will be Nexans’ first to be installed in Australia.

The umbilical will be manufactured at Nexans’ plants in Halden and Rognan, and will be delivered in January 2018. It will be installed at a depth down to 915 m. To maximise the cost-effectiveness of the single unit umbilical it will comprise both dynamic and static sections.

Dirk Steinbrink, Senior Executive Vice President High Voltage & Underwater Cable Business Group at Nexans said, “We are excited to expand our reach aro ...

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Manhattan Scientifics Signs Developme...

by wireworld on 07/27/2016 - 08:50 am
Tag: Press Releases

Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. announced that it has signed a $500,000 Joint Development Agreement with General Cable. 

The agreement calls for the design and development of nano-structured aluminum for wire and cable applications with a strong focus on overhead conductor for the transmission of power.

Currently, approximately 7% of energy is lost between a generation source and customer meter in the U.S. The cost of the energy losses is estimated at approximately $25 billion per year. Transmission and distribution overhead conductor line losses are the dominant source of these energy losses. Nano-structured aluminum has the potential to offer superior balance of strength and conductivity, w ...

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Spring World® Set for Rosemont This O...

by wireworld on 07/23/2016 - 10:45 am
Tag: Press Releases

SpringWorld® will take place Oct. 5-7, 2016, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Presented by the Chicago Association of Spring Manufacturers, Inc. (CASMI), SpringWorld has delivered results since 1959. SpringWorld provides a unique opportunity to network with other spring manufacturers and wire formers, including one-on-one discussions with colleagues who share challenges and are ready to discuss solutions, providing new insights for business.

On the trade show floor—which is approaching sell-out status—attendees will see the latest technology available to improve company productivity, quality, and service. More than 90 top suppliers will be d ...

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Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Plan...

by wireworld on 07/23/2016 - 10:23 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Inc., an automotive supplier, is investing nearly $10.5 million to establish a new production facility in Franklin, Kentucky. SEWS plans to create up to 145 new jobs over the next 10 years at its new Franklin location. The company is currently renovating a more than 65,000 square-foot building on Garvin Drive. The decision to locate in Franklin comes in response to an increase in demand SEWS anticipates from its automotive-industry customers throughout the next several years, according to state economic development officials.  Last year, SEWS broke ground on a 440,000-square-foot plant on Remington Way in Lexington to consolidate its two existing Lexing ...

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SteelAsia Plans Additional $500 M In ...

by wireworld on 07/23/2016 - 10:13 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

SteelAsia Manufacturing Corp. is looking to raise the bar of the Philippine steel industry with plans of investing about $500 million in the next five years for additional plants capable of producing new products.

In a press briefing, officials from the country’s largest steel manufacturer unveiled plans of putting up three new facilities that will enable the company to produce wire rod, plate and steel section.

“Currently, what we have in the country are all steel rebar manufacturing plants. All these three products (wire rod, plate, and steel section) are imported from other countries, mostly from China,” SteelAsia president Benjamin Yao said.

The wire rod facility wil ...

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