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Novacavi Supports Danish Defence Subs...

by wireworld on 01/15/2018 - 11:23 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Recently engineered, manufactured and supplied tough and size contained custom cables in support of the Danish Defence subsea demining program.

Tasked by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation, Novacavi technical project team developed an high technology underwater hybrid cable that allows ROVs to enhance and extend operational capabilities in Baltic Sea water.

This cable combines maximum strength with minimum diameter while guaranteeing efficient optical and data transmission, neutral buoyancy, hydrolysis and UV resistance and high friction to avoid slippage during use in the harsh tasks of ROV mine hunting.

This extra performance cable for harsh environments has been ...

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Spring World® Will Take Place October...

by wireworld on 01/15/2018 - 10:53 pm
Tag: Press Releases

SpringWorld® will take place Oct. 3-5, 2018, 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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Wire and Plastic Machinery Has All Of...

by wireworld on 01/11/2018 - 05:12 pm
Tag: Press Releases

In order to maintain a continuous operation, the tail and beginning must be fused together. Rarely is the circumstance convenient to just tie together the ends. Wire and Plastic has Cold welding and Hot welding for wires and Laser welding and Strip welding for tapes. Of course, there are also the standard more recognizable TIG and MIG welders for online tube seam welding or static metal joining.

Wire and Plastic Machinery Corp.  has over 100 different welders listed on their website of which, 5 are highlighted below. They actually have close to 500 units available, if you can’t find what you need online. The Welders section is located at http://inventory.wireandplastic.com/All/W ...

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Nexans Acquires BE CableCon In Strate...

by wireworld on 01/11/2018 - 04:50 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

By 2040, renewable energy sources will account for almost three quarters of the $10.2 trillion global investment in new power generating technology. To accelerate its growth in this highly promising segment, Nexans has acquired a controlling interest in BE CableCon, the Denmark-based manufacturer and supplier of cable kits for some of Europe’s leading wind turbine companies. The acquisition is an illustration of the recently-announced “Paced for Growth” strategy aimed at developing Nexans’ business beyond manufacturing cables to provide customers with complete, fully-integrated cable services.

BE CableCon, a world-renown expert in wind turbine cable-kitting

BE Cabl ...

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CommScope and OFS Extend Long-Term Fi...

by wireworld on 01/11/2018 - 04:43 pm
Tag: Press Releases

As both companies invest in capacity to address the strong demand for more bandwidth, OFS and CommScope have entered into a new eight-year partnership to help ensure the availability of optical fiber supply to CommScope for use in its customers’ networks.

“OFS values our long-standing partnership with CommScope and supports their global operations with a multi-sourced contract from our optical fiber facilities in the United States, Europe and Japan,” says Pierre Marty, senior vice president, Global Marketing and Sales at OFS. “The OFS investment to increase manufacturing capacity was welcome news to our customers with the requirements of 5G, FTTx, Node-Plus-Zero, an ...

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Wagner to lead The Wire Association I...

by wireworld on 01/10/2018 - 10:25 am
Tag: Press Releases

The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces the appointment of Richard T. Wagner as president of the association for a one-year term that commenced on January 1, 2018. Wagner will serve as chairman of the Board of Directors and as the 65th president of the 88-year-old association, which is headquartered in Madison, Connecticut, USA.  A 40-year veteran in the wire industry Wagner joined the Wire Association International in 2013. In addition to his role as WAI president, and his forthcoming second term on the association’s Board of Directors Wagner will continue to serve on its Conference Programming Committee. He previously served as the co-chair of WAI’s Member ...

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LS Cable & System to Reenter 4 Trilli...

by wireworld on 01/10/2018 - 10:09 am
Tag: Press Releases

According to industry sources, LS Cable & System (LS C&S) in a slump for a long time in recent years made an impressive turnaround with sales of an estimated 3.5 trillion won or US$3.15 billion (on a consolidated basis), last year. The company is painting a rosy picture that if this trend holds, its sales will exceed 4 trillion won (US$3.6 billion) this year and the company will be able to achieve "its second take-off."

On January 2, chairman Koo said in his New Year message, "We should expand our overseas business by operating profit-oriented business such as high value-added products and differentiated products and upgrading our global capabilities."

Last year, orders to LS C& ...

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The 25th Annual WHMA Wire Harness Con...

by wireworld on 01/10/2018 - 10:01 am
Tag: Press Releases

From 1976 to 2001, Loren Smith was CEO and majority shareholder of MWC, a manufacturer of electrical wire harness assemblies. During that time period, MWC became the world’s leading supplier of electrical wire harness assemblies in the construction equipment industry. Quite an accomplishment! After he negotiated the sale of the company he started up Blue Valley Capital, LLC and serves as the CEO and lone shareholder. Loren has spearheaded the sale and purchase of dozens of mid-market manufacturing companies. 

And, now he will share his expertise at the 2018 WHMA Annual Conference, February 13-15 in Scottsdale, AZ with his presentation on "How to Get a Deal Don ...

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Van Merksteijn To Build 800,000-tpy W...

by wireworld on 01/10/2018 - 09:54 am
Tag: Projects



Dutch wire products supplier Van Merksteijn is to build a mesh-quality wire rod mill with capacity for 800,000 tonnes per year at the seaport of Eemshaven in the north of the Netherlands, the company announced.





The company hopes to start production at the mill in 2020, and is expected to use scrap-based electric-arc furnace (EAF) technology. “The capacity we’re planning to build would help to cover the current mesh-quality wire rod shortage in the European market,” group commercial director Kris van Ginderdeuren said. 

Nexans Launches Its 2018-2022 Strateg...

by wireworld on 01/08/2018 - 12:38 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Meeting tomorrow’s challenges today: Nexans announces its 2018-2022 strategic plan “Paced For Growth”.

The 2015-2017 Strategic plan “Nexans in Motion” has delivered the expected results: the ROCE has doubled in 3 years from 5.5 to more than 11% despite Oil & Gas and South America crises over the period.

New societal challenges create opportunities: energy transition and smart grids, ecomobility and data transmission are Nexans’ key drivers with opportunities both in volumes and moving up the value chain.

By 2022, Nexans’ ambition is to derive from its current scope of activities 25% more revenues, an EBITDA[2] increased by ~50% to ~600 million ...

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