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Prysmian Will Invest In A New Laying ...

by wireworld on 03/16/2018 - 10:35 am
Tag: Press Releases

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces an investment in excess of €170 million in a new cutting-edge cable laying vessel. This strategic asset will bolster Prysmian’s turnkey approach, under which it delivers end-to-end EPCI projects, from engineering, manufacturing and installation to full monitoring and diagnostic services. In particular it will support long-term growth prospects in the submarine cable installation business, strengthening the Group’s interconnection and offshore wind project execution capabilities.

Prysmian Group’s new vessel is intended to be the most capable cable layer in the market and to offer e ...

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SteelAsia To Invest US$1.54 Billion T...

by wireworld on 03/14/2018 - 12:43 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Philippines largest steel manufacturer is investing (US$1.54 billion) P80 billion on a three-phase rolling plan that will take advantage of the growing demand for steel in the domestic market.

SteelAsia Manufacturing Corp. (SteelAsia) announced the investment is for new capacities the firm plans to put up in the coming years. This move includes the first of the three-phase, six-year plan that aims to solidify the country’s steel industry and address the growing demand for steel, as the government embarks on a campaign to build massive public infrastructure.

The first phase is concentrated on integrated steelmaking and hot rolling for rebar, wire rod and sections—the last ...

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SIKORA Presents Innovative Measuring,...

by wireworld on 03/14/2018 - 11:28 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Wire Dusseldorf

wire 2018 will take place from April 16 to 20, 2018, in Düsseldorf and again, SIKORA will present innovative measuring, control, inspection, sorting, and analysis systems from its extensive product portfolio. On the exhibition booth 9A41, with a space of 200 m² on two levels, visitors can discover the most recent technological innovations for quality control and process optimization for the wire and cable, optical fiber as well as plastics industries. 

PREHEATER 6000 TC: Temperature controlled conductor preheating for an optimal adhesion of the insulation PREHEATER 6000 TC (Temperature Controlled) is the intelligent solution for a precise preheating of the conductor to the nomina ...

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Nucor to Build Rebar Micro Mill In Fr...

by wireworld on 03/12/2018 - 01:37 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Nucor Corporation has announced that it will build a rebar micro mill in Frostproof, Florida, which is located in Polk County. This is a $240 million investment and is the second rebar micro mill Nucoris constructing. InNovember 2017,Nucorannounced a rebar micro mill project in Sedalia, Missouri.

"Nucor has always focused on growing our business to better serve our customers. We are building this rebar micro mill in a great and growing market where demand is strong and there is currently an abundant supply of scrap, a good portion of which is handled by our scrap business, The David J. Joseph Company," said John Ferriola, Chairman, CEO & President of Nucor Corporation.

"Consistent with ...

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QED Wire Lines Inc Is The Technology ...

by wireworld on 03/09/2018 - 10:08 am
Tags: Press Releases, Wire Dusseldorf

QED specializes in equipment for in-line heat-treating, cleaning and coating of steel wire.  Our leading edge furnaces are custom built for multi-strand annealing, stress relieving, patenting and tempering processes. With patented flow technology, our fluid systems integrate cleaning efficiency with high wire speeds.  QED’s rugged liquid metal furnaces have proven the test of time applying heavy and commercial coating of zinc, aluminum and Galfan®.   

Sophisticated Control on Tempering Fluidbed

With a bed of fine aluminum oxide particles and precise air & gas control, our fluidbed furnaces offer an environmentally friendly heat-treating solution in an ene ...

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“AW” - Axjo And Windak Signed Joint O...

by wireworld on 03/08/2018 - 08:09 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

February 16th 2018, an agreement was reached between Axjo Plastic AB in Sweden and Windak AB. Axjo and Windak both focus on the cable industry and have co-operated for a long time. Now they are taking another step - which means greater benefits for the customers.

Windak is a privately owned Swedish company that started in 1994. Today they are a world leading manufacturer of cable industry machines. Axjo Plastic AB and Windak AB have signed an agreement in which Axjo Plastic acquires 24% of Windak. The acquisition is in Windak Holding AB and the sister companies Windak AB, Windak Inc, Windak Australia and Windak OU in Estonia.

"For Windak and for our customers, there are great benefits of c ...

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Davis-Standard’s Regional Focus Conti...

by wireworld on 03/07/2018 - 12:42 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Davis-Standard, LLC will promote the company’s recent expansion and equipment innovation in Hall 8.1, Booth D19, during CHINAPLAS 2018 in Shanghai, April 24-27. Among Davis-Standard’s latest developments are the recent acquisition of Maillefer, the company’s strengths in Suzhou, expanded dsX flex-pack™ technology for extrusion coating, and new stretch film capabilities. Davis-Standard will also exhibit a MEDD extruder (Medical Extruder Direct Drive).

Davis-Standard’s acquisition of Maillefer in 2017 expanded the company’s wire and cable, pipe and tube equipment offering, and added facilities in Finland and Switzerland to better serve customers, including ...

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Egyptian-Chinese Fiber Optic Cable Fa...

by wireworld on 03/07/2018 - 10:27 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

The first Egyptian-Chinese fiber optic cable factory was inaugurated in northeastern Cairo Governorate this month.  Located in the industrial Badr city, the factory was managed by HitekNofal Hengtong Optix, the first Egyptian-Chinese joint venture specialized in manufacturing fiber optic cables and accessories.

Featuring the state-of-the-art technologies, the 33,000-square-meter fully-automated plant aims to meet the Egyptian market's demand for fiber optic cables in 2018, said Randa Tawfiq, HitekNofal marketing manager.

"Fiber optic cables market has obviously grown in the past few years in Egypt in light of the government and the private sector plans to improve the communication inf ...

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Uhing Rolling Ring Drive: Application...

by wireworld on 03/06/2018 - 10:12 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

The Uhing rolling ring drive has been proving its application versatility for decades. And yet, new applications are constantly emerging. The linear drive now was found to be extremely useful in agriculture – in devices that lay out and retrieve tubes or flexible pipes for drip irrigation.

Usually, the crop on the field is irrigated with spray-irrigation systems covering large areas. But these systems are inefficient as only a small portion of the water reaches the crop. The major part of the water evaporates or seeps into the ground without being beneficial to the roots.

One option how to increase the efficiency of irrigation is to use tubes or flexible pipes dug into the ground. ...

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Prysmian Group to power The Royal Atl...

by wireworld on 03/04/2018 - 07:26 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will supply over 400 km of Fire Resistant cables for the Royal Atlantis Resort in Dubai. The new luxury resort renamed “A Place to call Home” will be completed in 2019.


The Group has won the contract worth approximately 3 Million Euros to supply its enhanced fire resistant cables, a mixture of both FPPLUS and FP400 cables, which offer extended fire survival times, coupled with low flame spread and very low emission of smoke and dangerous gases in the event of a fire. This allows guests longer time to evacuate the building and ensures better operating conditions for the emergency teams. Moreove ...

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