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IWCS and UL Collaborate on China Conf...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 09:48 am

IWCS Inc., producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, and UL, a global independent safety science company, have collaborated to establish a regional Asian conference in Shanghai, China. The UL and IWCS China 2017 Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the region’s leading forum for the exchange of information on technical innovations and solutions in the industry. Based on the IWCS educational symposium format, the China symposium will be held on April 25-27, 2017 at the Marriott Shanghai City Centre.

“We were pleased to be asked by UL, a prominent and respected global organization, to offer this additional regional conference in China,” sa ...

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NDC Technologies Announces Service Cl...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 06:00 am
Tag: Press Releases

NDC is delighted to announce the launch of its NDC service cloud, myNDC, which will greatly simplify the customer’s interaction with the company, ensure laser-like focus of the customer service team on problem solving, and most important, enable flawless execution, supporting its customers. The company is excited to offer Incident Management tools to its customers in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific immediately at launch and this will be followed with a local introduction to the China market later this year. 

myNDC will simplify IT infrastructure to replace multiple applications that were used to provide customer service.  myNDC enables a seamless customer service agent ...

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Korean Steelmakers Under Pressure Ove...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 05:45 am
Tag: Press Releases

South Korean steelmakers faced heavier pressure over the US government’s plan to investigate carbon and alloy steel wire rod imported to American soil, which could lead to more tariffs on their products.The Department of Commerce said it would start an investigation of the products from 10 countries, including South Korea, to look into how much the alleged dumping practices and subsidized imports contribute to the US trade deficit. The investigation will cover hot-rolled products of carbon and alloy steel under a 19 millimeters in thickness.

The probe was expected to kick off officially with US President Donald Trump signing an executive order, according to Politico, quoting sour ...

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Verizon Agrees to $1.05 Billion Fiber...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 05:40 am
Tag: Projects

Verizon Communications announced a deal that will further its commitments to growing its wireless broadband network nationwide, as the landscape for telecom companies only becomes more competitive and crowded.

The agreement calls for Corning, a New York-based manufacturer of materials primarily for industrial and scientific applications, to provide up to 12.4 million miles of optical fiber each year for Verizon to purchase starting in 2018 and lasting until 2020, with a minimum purchase commitment of $1.05 billion.

"This new architecture is designed to improve Verizon's 4G LTE coverage, speed the deployment of 5G, and deliver high-speed broadband to homes and businesses of all sizes," Veri ...

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Maillefer With New Smart Dosing Techn...

by wireworld on 04/21/2017 - 08:35 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Traditional XLPE cables are produced with ready-made compounds from various suppliers. These compounds have predefined recipes of base LDPE, antioxidants and peroxide. In R&D, our aim was to develop Smart Dosing for combining separate compounds online during extrusion.

R&D Background

Online dosing offers improvements in several aspects. There is a wide range of suppliers offering base LDPE grades for cable insulation without peroxide and antioxidants. Customers have a large freedom of choice. Traditional XLPE compounds are limited to using chemicals that are solid at room temperatures, otherwise the compound would suffer from chemical sweat out. Shelf life makes storing premix com ...

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Prysmian: Contract To Supply Optical ...

by wireworld on 04/21/2017 - 08:21 am
Tag: Press Releases

Prysmian Group and Tratos have signed a contract for the annual supply of Prysmian’s standard and special optical fibre to Tratos.The fibre will be manufactured at Prysmian’s FOS — Fibre Ottiche Sud plant in Battipaglia, which every year produces 9 of the approximately 35 million kilometres of fibre manufactured by the Group overall.

Tratos will use the fibre in its cables for the development of ultra-broadband and FTTH networks in Italy and abroad.

The volumes to be supplied are expected to increase in the coming years, driven by greater needs generated by the Italian government’s plans to develop an ultra-broadband network.The growth prospects for the broadba ...

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Sustained Investment Reshapes Tratos ...

by wireworld on 04/17/2017 - 09:25 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

The successful delivery of a five-year plan for investment and expansion at Tratos’ UK manufacturing facilities has seen significant growth in resource and capability – and the opening up of new market sectors for the company’s advanced cable.  In addition to increasing production efficiencies, with faster machines and a purpose-built factory, the company has been careful to invest in the professional development of its people.

During those past five years Tratos has transformed itself to cope with the speed of its own cable innovation – rapidly accepted by customers – and seen turnover and market share rise significantly.

With a growing reputation for q ...

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Seaborn Networks and Grupo Werthein t...

by wireworld on 04/17/2017 - 09:12 pm
Tag: Projects

Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading independent developer-owner-operator of submarine cable systems, and Grupo Werthein (Werthein), a preeminent Argentine investment holding company with a track record of significant telecommunications holdings, announced a binding agreement to build a new subsea fiber-optic cable system connecting Argentina with Brazil (the ARBR system). The ARBR system will provide onward connectivity via Seabras-1 for the most direct route between Argentina and the United States.

The ARBR system will be developed and owned by Seabras Group (an affiliate of Seabras) and Werthein.  Seabras is the sole owner of the entire Seabras-1 submarine cable system between New ...

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LS Cable & System Extends Investment ...

by wireworld on 04/17/2017 - 09:05 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

LS Cable & System announced that it will take over a power cable plant in North Carolina from its U.S-based subsidiary Superior Essex Inc. (SPSX).

The company plans to spend US$24.6 million (27.5 billion won) in total to establish LS Cable & System U.S.A in Taboro, North Carolina.

SPSX is the world’s No.1 winding wire maker and North America’s No. 1 communication cable maker. The company has 17 factories in seven countries such as the U.S., Germany and Italy and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It posted US$1.74 billion (1.95 trillion won) in sales last year.

After entering the power cable market in 2012, SPSX completed its power cable plant near existing communic ...

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Uhing Moves to New Headquarters at Fl...

by wireworld on 04/13/2017 - 07:09 am
Tag: Press Releases

In spring this year, planning turned into reality after a long time: As of April, Joachim Uhing GmbH & Co. KG will leave the facilities at Mielkendorf the company had been using since the 1970s. The new headquarters are located at Flintbek. To the finest detail, it was designed to meet the company's requirements.

The new modern, cubic building does not readily reveal its inner assets: Although the footprint has hardly changed in comparison with the old facilities, the new building offers an optimum for all departments charged with production. The short, fast paths in the new building warrant highly efficient work processes.

“Aspects such as work safety, noise emissions and fire ...

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