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Sjogren Industries Celebrates 90 Year...

by wireworld on 04/27/2017 - 10:51 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Sjogren Industries is celebrating its 90th Anniversary as a leading solutions provider for the wire and cable industry.

Founded in 1927 by Oscar Sjogren, the company has long been an innovator in the design and manufacturing of customized solutions for the wire tooling trades.

As a Swedish immigrant working in a wire mill in Worcester, MA, Sjogren had an idea that would change the wire and cable industry forever. He designed a tool that would make him better at his job and he had the integrity to show that tool to his supervisor.

After selling the tool to the mill, Sjogren used it in his daily work. It was the first of series of innovations that would eventually lead to Sjogren forming hi ...

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RTI-C and NEC Begin Construction of H...

by wireworld on 04/27/2017 - 07:22 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. and NEC Corporation announced that construction of the Hong Kong - Guam Cable system (HK-G) has officially commenced. The 3,900 kilometer undersea cable, featuring 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities, will deliver design capacity of more than 48 terabits per second (Tbps), and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.In Hong Kong, the cable is slated to land in Tseung Kwan O (TKO) and will land in Piti, Guam at the recently completed Teleguam Holdings LLC (GTA) cable landing station. HK-G will land in the same facility as the Southeast Asia - United States Cable System (SEA-US).HK-G will contribute to the much-neede ...

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Cimteq and Shanghai Hooding Announce ...

by wireworld on 04/26/2017 - 05:42 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Cimteq Ltd, a leading software provider for the design and manufacturing of cables, announces that Shanghai Hooding International Trading Co. Ltd and Cimteq have signed a partner agreement to develop the Cimteq software solutions services for wire & cable companies in China, strengthening the company’s commitment to deliver innovative software products and services to the Cable Manufacturing Industry in China.

Shanghai Hooding and Cimteq will work closely together to develop the Chinese market for the Cimteq software. This partnership ensures that local expertise and support is available for Cimteq implementations in China.

Bruce Lau, General Manager at Shanghai Hooding comment ...

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NDC Technologies Announces Service Cl...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 06:00 am
Tag: Press Releases

NDC is delighted to announce the launch of its NDC service cloud, myNDC, which will greatly simplify the customer’s interaction with the company, ensure laser-like focus of the customer service team on problem solving, and most important, enable flawless execution, supporting its customers. The company is excited to offer Incident Management tools to its customers in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific immediately at launch and this will be followed with a local introduction to the China market later this year. 

myNDC will simplify IT infrastructure to replace multiple applications that were used to provide customer service.  myNDC enables a seamless customer service agent ...

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Korean Steelmakers Under Pressure Ove...

by wireworld on 04/25/2017 - 05:45 am
Tag: Press Releases

South Korean steelmakers faced heavier pressure over the US government’s plan to investigate carbon and alloy steel wire rod imported to American soil, which could lead to more tariffs on their products.The Department of Commerce said it would start an investigation of the products from 10 countries, including South Korea, to look into how much the alleged dumping practices and subsidized imports contribute to the US trade deficit. The investigation will cover hot-rolled products of carbon and alloy steel under a 19 millimeters in thickness.

The probe was expected to kick off officially with US President Donald Trump signing an executive order, according to Politico, quoting sour ...

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Maillefer With New Smart Dosing Techn...

by wireworld on 04/21/2017 - 08:35 am
Tags: Press Releases, Product Release

Traditional XLPE cables are produced with ready-made compounds from various suppliers. These compounds have predefined recipes of base LDPE, antioxidants and peroxide. In R&D, our aim was to develop Smart Dosing for combining separate compounds online during extrusion.

R&D Background

Online dosing offers improvements in several aspects. There is a wide range of suppliers offering base LDPE grades for cable insulation without peroxide and antioxidants. Customers have a large freedom of choice. Traditional XLPE compounds are limited to using chemicals that are solid at room temperatures, otherwise the compound would suffer from chemical sweat out. Shelf life makes storing premix com ...

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Prysmian: Contract To Supply Optical ...

by wireworld on 04/21/2017 - 08:21 am
Tag: Press Releases

Prysmian Group and Tratos have signed a contract for the annual supply of Prysmian’s standard and special optical fibre to Tratos.The fibre will be manufactured at Prysmian’s FOS — Fibre Ottiche Sud plant in Battipaglia, which every year produces 9 of the approximately 35 million kilometres of fibre manufactured by the Group overall.

Tratos will use the fibre in its cables for the development of ultra-broadband and FTTH networks in Italy and abroad.

The volumes to be supplied are expected to increase in the coming years, driven by greater needs generated by the Italian government’s plans to develop an ultra-broadband network.The growth prospects for the broadba ...

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Sustained Investment Reshapes Tratos ...

by wireworld on 04/17/2017 - 09:25 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

The successful delivery of a five-year plan for investment and expansion at Tratos’ UK manufacturing facilities has seen significant growth in resource and capability – and the opening up of new market sectors for the company’s advanced cable.  In addition to increasing production efficiencies, with faster machines and a purpose-built factory, the company has been careful to invest in the professional development of its people.

During those past five years Tratos has transformed itself to cope with the speed of its own cable innovation – rapidly accepted by customers – and seen turnover and market share rise significantly.

With a growing reputation for q ...

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LS Cable & System Extends Investment ...

by wireworld on 04/17/2017 - 09:05 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

LS Cable & System announced that it will take over a power cable plant in North Carolina from its U.S-based subsidiary Superior Essex Inc. (SPSX).

The company plans to spend US$24.6 million (27.5 billion won) in total to establish LS Cable & System U.S.A in Taboro, North Carolina.

SPSX is the world’s No.1 winding wire maker and North America’s No. 1 communication cable maker. The company has 17 factories in seven countries such as the U.S., Germany and Italy and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It posted US$1.74 billion (1.95 trillion won) in sales last year.

After entering the power cable market in 2012, SPSX completed its power cable plant near existing communic ...

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Uhing Moves to New Headquarters at Fl...

by wireworld on 04/13/2017 - 07:09 am
Tag: Press Releases

In spring this year, planning turned into reality after a long time: As of April, Joachim Uhing GmbH & Co. KG will leave the facilities at Mielkendorf the company had been using since the 1970s. The new headquarters are located at Flintbek. To the finest detail, it was designed to meet the company's requirements.

The new modern, cubic building does not readily reveal its inner assets: Although the footprint has hardly changed in comparison with the old facilities, the new building offers an optimum for all departments charged with production. The short, fast paths in the new building warrant highly efficient work processes.

“Aspects such as work safety, noise emissions and fire ...

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