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IWCS Announces New Senior Operations ...

by wireworld on 05/17/2018 - 10:23 am
Tags: IWCS, Press Releases

IWCS, Inc., producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, announces the selection of Michelle Melsop, CMP, CEM, as senior operations manager. She will be learning the intricacies of IWCS by working with Patricia Hudak until year end, at which time Hudak, who has held the position for 25 years, will be retiring. 

Melsop comes to the position from the Plastics Industry Association where she was senior manager of conferences and logistics, orchestrating over 15 conferences of various sizes per year. Prior to that she was manager of events at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). She obtained her certification in exhibition management (CEM) in 201 ...

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Cable Specialist Volex Acquires Slova...

by wireworld on 05/16/2018 - 03:07 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Warrington based cable firm Volex has announced it is to acquire a Slovakian firm in a deal worth £15m. Volex makes cables for the telecoms industry, power tools, computers, lawnmowers, hedge trimmers and other consumer goods.

The firm has announced the acquisition of Silcotec Europe and has also announced a conditional placing to raise £36m through the issue of 48,000,000 new ordinary shares at 25 pence each. The placing is being carried out to finance the acquisition of Silotec. Silcotec manufacturers and sells cable harnesses and electronic sub-assemblies for the medical, telecommunications and computer industries. It has 160 employees in a factory in Slovakia with customer ...

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Accord Signed For Construction Of 878...

by wireworld on 05/16/2018 - 09:50 am
Tag: Projects

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi witnessed signing of agreements between Power Division of Pakistan and State Grid Corporation of China, for construction of 878 kilometres 600 KV HVDC  Bipole Transmission Line from Matiari to Lahore.

Under the agreements, which are part of the Pakistan China Economic Corridor, two Convertor Stations with AC Switching Stations at Matiari and Lahore;  two Electrode Stations at Matiari & Lahore each and three Repeater Stations along the route of the line will also be constructed.

During the briefing about the agreements, the prime minister was informed that with the launching of “China Pakistan Economic Corridor” energy portfolio, ...

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Reichle & De-Massari Enhances ‘end-to...

by wireworld on 05/16/2018 - 09:40 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), the Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for network infrastructure has acquired Czech company Transportkabel – DIXI (TK DIXI) in order to enhance its end-to-end fibre optic cable offering.

Founded more than 20 years ago, R&M develops and manufactures fibre optic and metallic cables for power and communication applications in data centres, broadband networks, enterprise buildings and other infrastructure projects. It hopes that this acquisition will provide the company with TK DIXI’s optic cable design and production know-how, with a range of cable constructions suited to complete R&M’s three strategic market ...

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