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wire and Tube Southeast Asia 2017: Co...

by wireworld on 07/31/2017 - 06:32 pm
Tag: Wire Southeast Asia

wire Southeast Asia 2017 – the 12th International Wire & Cable Trade Fair for Southeast Asia and Tube Southeast Asia 2017 – the 11th International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair for Southeast Asia, will return to the Bangkok Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), from 19 – 21 September.

Converging four synergistic key sectors of wire, cable, tube and pipe, wire and Tube Southeast Asia 2017 will present an all-encompassing showcase by over 400 leading exhibitors from 30 countries and is expected to welcome some 7,000 suppliers, manufacturers, processors, engineers and buyers from across the globe. Together, this unique trade-focused setting will provide ample networking oppor ...

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Elektrokontakt of Ukraine Will Help B...

by wireworld on 07/31/2017 - 06:06 pm
Tag: Press Releases

In Ukraine will soon start producing parts for BMW.  The corresponding agreement by German auto giant have signed with the company “Elektrokontakt of Ukraine”, a subsidiary of the French group Nexans.

Spare parts for BMW will be produced at the company Nexans in Brody (Lviv region). We are talking about a variety of cable products.

Plant in Brody already took the mandatory audit of BMW specialists. After that, according to Director of “Elektrokontakt of Ukraine” Andrew Gavrilchik, a company approved as an official supplier of products to the concern BMW.

The new plant is Nexans in Brody opened in June. This is the third venture of the French group in Lviv

Primetals Technologies Sells Third Co...

by wireworld on 07/27/2017 - 09:08 am
Tag: Press Releases

To keep pace with growing demand, Jiangsu Jinhui Copper Group signed a contract with Southwire Company, LLC on behalf of subsidiary Yixing Runfeng Copper Co., Ltd. for a third SCR-7000 copper rod mill to be supplied by Primetals Technologies. Jiangsu Jinhui Copper Group purchased their first SCR- 7000 from Southwire in 2007 and a second mill in 2012. The new mill will be installed in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, China. Start-up is projected for summer 2018.

Southwire Company, LLC is responsible for engineering, supplying and supervising installation of the SCR-7000, which will produce electrolytic tough pitch (ETP) copper for electrical wire and cable applications. Primetals Technologies will ...

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Ribbon Cutting Commemorates Davis-Sta...

by wireworld on 07/24/2017 - 11:18 am
Tag: Press Releases

On Monday, July 17, Davis-Standard President and CEO Jim Murphy welcomed Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Department of Economic Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, Connecticut State Representative Diana Urban, Connecticut State Senator Heather Somers, Stonington Second Selectman Mike Spellman and more than 400 employees to celebrate the completion of a 15,000 square-foot addition to Davis-Standard’s Pawcatuck facility. A ribbon cutting ceremony followed by facility tours commemorated the occasion. The new space houses manufacturing and precision machining of advanced multi-layer blown film dies, enabling Davis-Standard to move all blown film manufacturing ...

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Single-Point Concentricity Extrusion ...

by wireworld on 07/24/2017 - 08:13 am
Tag: Product Release

Guill Tool & Engineering introduces a new single-point concentricity extrusion crosshead that uses micro-fine adjustment screws for precise concentricity adjustment. The precision of concentricity reaches 0.008” or finer per revolution.  This single point concentricity adjustment is a unique Guill innovation for the extrusion of thin-walled jacketing and precision ID/OD tubing. One adjustment bolt controls 360° of adjustment.

Features of the single-point crosshead include a patented cam-lock deflector for quick changeovers, with a residence time of one minute at .5 lb/hr material flow, optimized usage with extruders measuring ½” and ¾”, and ...

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Sjogren Industries Adds Pivot Bar Ser...

by wireworld on 07/20/2017 - 06:46 am
Tag: Press Releases

Sjogren Industries has rolled out its latest customized solution for the wire and cable industry, the Pivot Bar (PB) Series.

Backed by a year’s worth of engineering and Sjogren’s 90-year history of innovation within the wire and cable industry, the PB Series provides a simple, modular design for wire straighteners.

The PB Series maximizes efficiency with a design that minimizes space and set up time while eliminating the need for complicated and costly base plates for mounting. The PB Series comes with grooved rolls and precision ball bearings and available digital readout adjustment capability.

Founded in 1927 by Oscar Sjogren, the company has long been an innovator in the de ...

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Advanced Digital Cable Inc. Plans $15...

by wireworld on 07/20/2017 - 06:50 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Advanced Digital Cable Inc. plans to expand its wire and cable production facility in Blairsville, Ga., adding 65 jobs.

ADC, which currently employs 70 people at its 140,000-square-foot facility in Blairsville, said Tuesday it will invest $15 million to add 100,000 square feet to its existing facility and nearly double the factory staff.

"This expansion will enable ADC to better serve our customer base by giving us the capacity to increase the volume of our current product lines made in Blairsville," Steve Payne, president of ADC, said in a statement today.

The company began in 1997 making coaxial cable for the booming digital cable market. ADC has manufacturing facilities in Blairsville ...

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TELE-FONIKA Kable Wire Group To Acqui...

by wireworld on 07/19/2017 - 11:42 am
Tag: Acquisitions

TELE-FONIKA Kable is acquiring subsea umbilicals and power cables designer and manufacturer JDR Cable Systems.

TFKable manufactures 25,000 types of wires and cables, with six production facilities across Europe and sales offices globally. The company, based in Poland, employs more than 3,000 people and operates a cable waste recycling department in Poland.

The two companies have collaborated previously, with TFKable supplying water-blocked power cores for JDR’s cable and umbilical systems.

JDR says its complex subsea systems, used to power and control their offshore operations, will enhance the range of cable solutions TFKable can provide to its customers.

TFKable plans to mai ...

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Nexans Adopts Solar Energy to Power i...

by wireworld on 07/19/2017 - 11:39 am
Tag: Press Releases

As part of its contribution to energy transition, Nexans, a global expert in cables and cabling solutions, inaugurated a new 600 kilo-watt peak solar power system at its Liban Cables Naher Ibrahim industrial facility North of Beirut, Lebanon. This project, co-funded by Liban Cables and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), will allow Liban Cables to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 750 tons per year by replacing one of its diesel generators with solar energy.

“Energy transition is in the core of Nexans’ activity but it is also deep-rooted in the company’s culture“ said Benjamin Fitoussi, Nexans Senior EVP MERA and Industry Solutions & Projects Business Group. ...

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New Pickling Equipment For Kobe Steel...

by wireworld on 07/17/2017 - 08:11 am
Tag: Press Releases

Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel has announced that its Chinese affiliate company, Kobe Special Steel Wire Products (Pinghu) Company (or KSP), has started up its new pickling equipment. Based in Pinghu, Zhejiang Province, KSP processes special steel wire rod into cold heating quality (CHQ) steel wire.

The new equipment increases production capacity to about 4.9kt metric tons per month, from 3.5kt metric tons per month. Kobe Steel originally announced the 1.3 billion-yen capital investment plan on10 November 2015.

KSP was established in 2007 to process steel wire rod into CHQ steel wire for supply mainly to Japanese-affiliated automotive parts manufacturers in China. The w ...

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