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AFL To Produce Fibre Optic Products I...

by wireworld on 11/19/2017 - 04:56 pm
Tag: Projects

AFL, a maker of fibre-optic cable and accessories, is looking to manufacture products at its Bengaluru facility for North American and other Asian markets. The company, which partnered with Citadel Intelligent Systems for manufacturing in India, will primarily produce equipment designed for data centres for existing and new customers. 

Jody Gallagher, President and chief executive officer, AFL, said fast-paced growth in the data centre market had attracted the company, a subsidiary of US-based Fujikura Ltd, to have an India presence for meeting the demand both from the local and global markets. 

Gallagher and K K Shetty, chief executive officer, Citadel, said a rapid digitis ...

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Nucor to Build Merchant Bar Mill at N...

by wireworld on 11/19/2017 - 04:40 pm
Tag: Projects

Nucor Corporation announced that it will build a full-range merchant bar quality (MBQ) mill at its existing bar steel mill located in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The MBQ mill will have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons and is expected to cost $180 million. The project will take approximately two years to complete.

"This new MBQ mill is right in line with our long-term strategy for profitable growth. It takes advantage of our position as a low-cost producer to displace tons currently being supplied by competitors outside the region. It also builds on our market leadership position by further enhancing our product offerings of merchant bar, light shapes and structural angle and channel in markets ...

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LS C&S Asia Breaks Ground For Power C...

by wireworld on 11/16/2017 - 11:02 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

LS Cable & System Asia Ltd. (LS C&S Asia), a subsidiary of Korea’s leading cable maker LS C&S, broke ground for a power cable manufacturing plant in Thilawa Special Economic Zone, east of the capital Yangon in Myanmar, the company said on Tuesday. The new power cable factory commanding a space of 19,800 square meters on a land of 66,000 square meters will produce overhead wires for power transmission or distribution and low-voltage cables for buildings and houses. The company aims to complete the construction by November next year. The company expects the new cable factory would help to significantly reduce Myanmar’s heavy reliance on cable imports, which account for ...

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NKT Is Preferred Bidder for Moray Eas...

by wireworld on 11/16/2017 - 11:00 pm
Tag: Projects

NKT has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement (PBA) for delivery and installation of export cable systems to the prospective offshore wind farm project Moray East, developed by MOWEL, Moray East Offshore Windfarm Ltd, owned by EDP Renováveis S.A., and ENGIE.

A PBA is a key step towards a final order which is conditional upon final negotiation of the EPC contract and the project owner making a final investment decision (FID) for the offshore wind farm. The FID decision is expected during Autumn 2018 and follows the success of Moray East in the recent UK allocation of Contracts For Difference (CfD).

The Moray East project comprises the manufacture of approx. 185 km of 220 kV A ...

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SoftBank, Facebook, and Amazon Commit...

by wireworld on 11/16/2017 - 09:40 pm
Tag: Projects

Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank is joining forces with Facebook, Amazon, and a number of other technology companies to build a new 14,000 km (8,700 mile) transpacific subsea cable connecting Asia with North America.

The Jupiter cable system will have two landing points in Japan — at Shima in the Mie prefecture and at Maruyama in the Chiba prefecture  — as well as one at Daet in the Philippines and one near Los Angeles in the U.S.

Joining the aforementioned technology trio on the large-capacity / low-latency cable project are SoftBank’s Japanese rival NTT, Hong Kong’s PCCW Global, and PLDT from the Philippines, with TE SubCom serving as system s ...

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Asaclean EX Solves Changeover & Screw...

by wireworld on 11/10/2017 - 04:39 pm
Tag: Product Release

At IWCS Wire & Cable, Asaclean Purging Compounds showcased their EX Grade, which is scientifically engineered to deal with some of the biggest headaches associated with wire and cable extrusion.  Their presentation focused how you can use purging compounds to gain a competitive edge by achieving faster changeovers and less difficult screw pulls.  Overall, National Sales Manager Robert Palmisano stressed the importance of completing a cost savings analysis to properly benchmark your results.

Purging compounds give processors a competitive advantage by achieving faster color changes, faster material changes, removing black specks and carbon contamination, and by dramatically red ...

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InControl 3.0 Released with More Gaug...

by wireworld on 11/09/2017 - 04:17 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

The Beta LaserMike Products group at NDC Technologies has recently released the latest version of its advanced process visualization and control system, InControl v3.0. This recent version includes new features and functions that expands the control of Beta LaserMike gauges on process lines and offers more process insight to help manufacturers improve product quality, increase productivity and reduce manufacturing costs.

"InControl is the most intuitive process visualization and control system on the market,” says Salim Hiouel, Product Manager for the Beta LaserMike product line. “This system effectively ties a range of Beta LaserMike non-contact gauges together to continuously ...

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wire South America and Tubotech 2017 ...

by wireworld on 11/09/2017 - 04:00 pm
Tag: Wire South America

The recent concurrent staging of wire South America 2017, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair and TUBOTECH  2017, International Trade Fair for Tubes & Pipes, Vales, Pumps, Fittings and Components, recorded a visitor increase: 12,000  trade visitors came to the Sao Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Brazil. 

The reserved investment approach during the past years seems to be over – interest in investing in Brazil and the rest of South American market is rising and boosting prospects for good post-show business. Nevertheless, some companies were unsure and did not participate in the two trade fairs this year - a fact reflected by the exhibitor numbers ...

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Angola Cables Ramps Up Cape Town Inve...

by wireworld on 11/09/2017 - 03:45 pm
Tag: Projects

Angola Cables has announced plans for a point of presence in Cape Town, its second in the country after Johannesburg, as the company gets ready to serve the market with the new South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs), a new submarine cable that will connect the west coast of Africa and Brazil from mid-2018.

The Cape Town POP will be opened by the end of 2017, the company, which is headquartered in Luanda, announced. It already has a POP in Teraco’s data centre on Johannesburg’s East Rand.

“Increasing demand has resulted in Angola Cables’ decision to develop a POP infrastructure for customers based, or with operations in, Cape Town,” it said in a statement.

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Wire and Plastic Machinery Corp. With...

by wireworld on 11/05/2017 - 04:40 am
Tag: Product Release

PRINTING – FEATURED EQUIPMENT Printing on wire and cable is a wide ranging affair. Spiral stripers were widely used back in the day to color mark individual wires. Gravure marking is still in use in some places. Indent marking became predominant in the Optical Fiber cable market due to the need for permanent length marking. 

Inkjet marking has become the norm in many places because the ease of changing the product codes being printed (or even the company logo ad placement).  Wire and Plastic Machinery Corp. has used printers for sale. They have a special section in their website just for this category - http://inventory.wireandplastic.com/All/Printers. 


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