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Improved SZ-Stranding Of Fiber Optic ...

by wireworld on 06/29/2018 - 07:23 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Rosendahl and Nextrom have elaborated a concept which perfectly coordinates performance and costs in one line.

What has been achieved is an extremely low total cost of ownership (TCO). This is a result of higher overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and a longer product lifetime, with fewer spare part needs. The line itself is designed for a short set-up time, which also supports increased OEE.

Performance improvements

Speed is usually a key factor of performance. With a line speed of up to 200 m/min, the loose tubes are stranded at an impressive 2500 rpm.

But speed alone does not fulfill all the requirements a manufacturer has on a production line. Integrated components also have to ...

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Equinor Chooses Nexans Umbilical Tech...

by wireworld on 06/29/2018 - 07:20 am
Tag: Projects

The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project in North Norway. It is now entering part two of its multi-phase development plan with Equinor and its partners investing over half a billion euros in the Askeladd development which will provide feedstock for the onshore LNG (liquified natural gas) plant at Melkøya in Hammerfest. To support the development, Equinor has awarded a major contract to Nexans to design, manufacture and supply a total of 42 kilometers of static infield and interfield umbilicals to control the subsea production systems.

The Askeladd development, at a water depth of about 250 meters, will supply 21 billion cubic metres of ga ...

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Republic Steel In Lorain Set To Reope...

by wireworld on 06/29/2018 - 08:24 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Republic says it's invested $12 million over the last 18 months, to prepare for the reopening.

The company says it plans to restart its mill in September -- bringing about 80 jobs back in the first phase.

The plant was idled in January 2016.

Republic Steel is North America’s leading supplier of special bar quality steel. Their products include hot rolled steel bars, cold finished steel bars, cold heading quality rod and wire and leaded steel bars.

Matt Padula Joins Wire And Cable Indu...

by wireworld on 06/29/2018 - 08:14 pm
Tag: Personnel

Sjogren Industries, a global manufacturer of wire and cable tools, has announced a new appointment to its engineering team. Matt Padula will join an engineering department that has over 25 years of experience in the wire and cable industry. He previously worked with Doosan Fuel Cell America.

“Matt is an innovative and accomplished engineer with experience in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Production Planning, and Quality Assurance,” said Carl Sjogren, President. “He has demonstrated success in product design and improvement and has a proven history of working with customers to understand their requirements and develop simple yet innovative solutions to problems. “

Mat ...

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by wireworld on 06/28/2018 - 08:52 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

With the X-RAY 8000 ADVANCED, SIKORA introduces a system with state-of-the-art High Speed Technology (HST) that is tailored to the requirements of Industry 4.0. It represents an advanced alternative to the successful and established X-RAY 8000 NXT. The system – equipped with 16 measuring sensors – measures the diameter, wall thickness and eccentricity of MV, HV and EHV cables in CV lines by a factor of up to 10 faster than the X-RAY 8000 NXT, and thus, is predestined for an efficient control. 

Excellent are the advantages resulting from the centering as each change of the centering screws is immediately registered and visualized. The four times greater number of measuring p ...

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Technical Forums Offered to Focus on ...

by wireworld on 06/28/2018 - 08:50 am
Tag: Wire China

At wire & Tube China 2018, you will not only find state-of-the-art product innovations and high technologies, which cover wire, tube and fastener sectors from several countries, but also keep update on industry trends and technology solutions from onsite seminars. 

A Number of Technical Forums Will Be Held Simultaneously to Focus on Trending Issues and Difficulties in The Development of The Industry. 

Register for the following seminars to reserve your seat for FREE!

Tube & Pipe Industry Development Seminar 2018 Date: 27-28 September 2018 Location: Tech Stage, Hall E1 Collaborate with ITA, the forum aims to promote industry transformation, boost technology innovation and pr ...

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RapcoHorizon Acquires Lava Cable Company

by wireworld on 06/26/2018 - 08:44 am
Tag: Acquisitions

RapcoHorizon (RHC) has finalized the acquisition of all assets of Lava Cable. The Lava Cable brand and its products will be supported by RHC. Mark Stoddard of Lava Cable will be joining the RHC team as the Lava Cable product specialist and will support all sales efforts of the product line. 

"We are thrilled to bring Lava Cable, an esteemed brand in our industry, under our umbrella of product offerings," says Darius Seabaugh, vice president of marketing for RHC Audio. "The company's products complement our existing offerings to the MI market and we are excited for the future of Lava as an RHC brand."

Lava Cable production and shipment will transition to RHC's corporate manufacturing f ...

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LS Cable Wins US$40 Mln Project In India

by wireworld on 06/26/2018 - 10:54 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

LS Cable & System has announced it has won a contract worth US$40 million to supply extra-high voltage cables in eastern India.

The company said the deal, clinched with Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp., is the largest project ever won by LS Cable and System India, its local subsidiary.

LS Cable said the deal accounts for roughly 20 percent of the annual Indian market for extra-high voltage cables, which is estimated at $200 million.

The South Korean company said it plans to penetrate deeper into the world's third-largest energy user, where the demand to renovate outdated power infrastructures has been growing.

"India-based companies have accounted for more than 95 percent of the ...

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Southwire Continues To Grow With VR E...

by wireworld on 06/22/2018 - 11:09 am
Tag: Press Releases

When Southwire opens its new Villa Rica distribution center this summer, it will be the fourth facility in the city and part of the ongoing expansion of a local company founded nearly 70 years ago.

The 60 employees expected at the new warehouse will join more than 380 Southwire employees in Villa Rica -- and that's only the beginning, according to company President and CEO Rich Stinson.

"We can't make enough product for what is going on in the utility space (sector), industrial space, commercial construction space and residential today," Stinson said. "We should (employ more than) 500 people in the Villa Rica area within the next year to two years."

Southwire, founded in 1950 by Carrollto ...

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JDR Wins Formosa Wire Work For Array,...

by wireworld on 06/21/2018 - 04:40 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

JDR is to supply the array, export and onshore cables for the Orsted, Swancore and Maquarie-owned 120MW Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.

Cable package manager Jan De Nul has selected the cable manufacturer to produce the wires, with production set to start in the fourth quarter of this year, the company said.

The project will use 21km of 33kV inter-array cable produced at JDR's Hartlepool facility. 

Jan De Nul will ship the components to Taiwan for installation. JDR will also deliver 13km of export cable and a further 16km of onshore wires to the project.

JDR chief executive Richard Turner said: “Jan De Nul is an established offshore installation contracto ...

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