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Windak AP and Axjo Pacific at Wire Ch...

by wireworld on 08/16/2018 - 10:44 am
Tag: Wire China

Windak AP will participate at Wire China 2018 in Shanghai and welcomes all visitors to their Booth T1A57.  Windak Group specialises in automatic packaging solutions for the wire and cable industry and has offices in Sweden, USA, Australia and Estonia.

At the Wire China Windak will participate together with Axjo Pacific.   What are your expectations for wire China 2018 and why is this event important to your company?

"The Chinese market is the second largest market in the world. The high level of technology development, sustainable economic growth and new focus on the consumption makes it a big marketing platform for networking and building new benefitial B2B relationships.

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Superior Essex Launches New Telco Out...

by wireworld on 08/16/2018 - 10:38 am
Tag: Product Release

Superior Essex announces a new Telco OSP Hybrid cable optimized to support Class 2 Line Powering of remote devices while supplying data over fiber optic cable. Targeted at next generation Small Cell deployments and rural CAF-II projects that will be using DSLAMs and PON systems, these cables are ideal for use in both Brownfield and Greenfield applications and make use of 25 pairs of 22 AWG twisted copper pairs and up to 192 optical fibers.

“We are thrilled to introduce an innovative cable design that offers the capability to deliver power and fiber under one jacket deep into the network,” says Robin Gainsford, Director of Broadband Technology for Superior Essex. “We look ...

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Leoni Raises Sales Forecast Following...

by wireworld on 08/16/2018 - 10:32 am
Tag: Press Releases



Leoni maintained its good business performance in the second quarter of 2018. Thanks to the still vibrant business with wiring systems, cable harnesses and special cables for the automotive industry, consolidated sales were up by 7 percent to EUR 1.3 billion in the period from April to June. The Company grew by 9 percent from its own resources. In the first six months, consolidated sales rose by 8 percent to a new half-year high of EUR 2.7 billion. Sales performance has thus slightly exceeded expectations so far this year.





Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) amounted to EUR 62 million in the second quarter. To prepare for future growth and ongoing digitalization, Leoni spent EUR ...

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Southwire Announces Acquisition of Ga...

by wireworld on 08/15/2018 - 09:29 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Supporting the company’s growth strategy and strengthening its commitment to remain generationally sustainable, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Garvin Industries of Franklin Park, Illinois - a 120-year-old manufacturer of electrical, lighting and low voltage products.

Garvin Industries is widely recognized for designing innovative, labor-saving products that provide economical solutions to common installation problems. The team at Garvin can custom design and manufacture products to meet customer specifications.   “As a company, our goal is to grow 50 percent over the next five years,” said Rich Stinson, Southwire’s president and CEO. & ...

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UL and IWCS China 2019 Symposium Issu...

by wireworld on 08/15/2018 - 07:56 am
Tag: IWCS

IWCS, producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, and UL, a global independent safety science company, have issued a Call for Papers for their regional Asian conference to be held in Shanghai, China on March 25-27, 2019 at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre. The deadline for abstract submissions is October 19, 2018 so potential authors are urged to submit an abstract soon. The UL and IWCS China 2019 Cable & Connectivity Symposium is based on the IWCS educational symposium format and is the Asia region’s leading forum for the exchange of information on technical innovations and solutions in the industry.

The conference offers a full day of Professio ...

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LL Flex Restructures Executive Manage...

by wireworld on 08/14/2018 - 07:09 am
Tag: Press Releases

LL Flex – a global leader in high-performance, paper, film and metals-based laminates for packaging and industrial solutions, will realign its executive management team and focus its assets in core markets following Centre Lane Partners’ (CLP) sale of the Oracle Packaging business in Winston-Salem.

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, LL Flex will remain a part of the CLP portfolio of companies and industry veteran Victor Dixon has been appointed CEO. The company plans on allocating resources to support continued growth, expansion into new lines of business and development of innovative laminated materials solutions for the wire & cable, tobacco, building & constructi ...

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WAI To Stage Interwire Trade Expositi...

by wireworld on 08/13/2018 - 08:46 am
Tag: Interwire

The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. reports that planning is underway for its biennial Interwire Trade Exposition, 89th Annual Convention, and 3rd Global Continuous Casting Forum to be staged concurrently at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The convention and casting forum run May 13-16; exhibits for Interwire and the co-located International Fastener Manufacturing Exposition (IFME) run May 14-16 in Hall A.

Remarking on the co-location, WAI Second Vice President and Enkotec Co. Inc. President Jan Sørige said “The rapid development of new manufacturing materials combined with the emerging opportunities that Industry 4.0 presents make this an i ...

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How Smart is your Cable Factory?Cimte...

by wireworld on 08/13/2018 - 08:36 am
Tags: Press Releases, Wire China

Industry 4.0 is not the future, it is here and yielding benefits by those that adopt its concept. The cable factory is now starting to adopt the principles of Industry 4.0. You may think of it as a revolution, or an evolution of automated systems of the past. Smart assets are here, and they are becoming smarter. Smart is not just about doing things better, but doing things differently. If you continue to do the same things, you will inevitably get the same results. Our focus for Wire China on 26-29th September 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) is on The Smart Factory and Industry 4.0.

Ali Shehab, CEO, Cimteq says, “There is tremendous confusion around Industry ...

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NSW Awarded Contract For Submarine Ca...

by wireworld on 08/09/2018 - 10:49 am
Tag: Projects

A new offshore wind farm will go online in Belgium in two years, providing renewable energy to more than 220,000 homes.

A new offshore wind farm will go online in Belgium in two years, providing renewable energy to more than 220,000 homes. To develop the submarine inter-array power cable system necessary for the offshore wind farm, Northwester NV awarded a contract to NSW, a subsidiary of General Cable and now part of the Prysmian Group. 

The offshore wind farm is situated in the Belgian North Sea about 50 km northwest of Oostende, Belgium. NSW will design, produce and deliver 25 km of 33 kV submarine power cables for the inter-array cabling of the Northwester 2 offshore wind fa ...

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KT Wins $47 Million Fibre-Optic Proje...

by wireworld on 08/09/2018 - 10:04 am
Tag: Projects

South Korean telco KT has won a project in the Philippines worth 53 billion won ($47 million) to install fibre-optic cables, the company has announced.

The telco won the project from Converge ICT Solutions, a local internet service provider, to build the cable network at the northern regions of Luzon Island, the Philippines' biggest island.

The project is part of Converge's plan to deploy cables nationally.

Philippines is comprised of some 7,000 islands, making internet speeds sporadic depending on region, and the company hopes to overcome this by providing internet in every home.

KT will build cables on around a 1,570km distance that will cover half of Luzon's 53 million residences. The ...

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