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Edward Trimpert, Sr. Remembrance

by wireworld on 06/18/2017 - 07:32 am
Tag: Personnel

Davis-Standard lost a loyal employee and friend on June 9, 2017 with the passing of Edward Trimpert, Sr., after complications from a heart attack. He will be fondly remembered and missed by all who knew him. Ed spent the majority of his 20-year career as a plastics’ engineer with Davis-Standard, starting with Egan John Brown Plastics (now Davis-Standard) in 1983. Most recently, he worked as an international sales engineer in the sheet group covering Asia and Latin America. He was known as a hard worker and talented engineer, using his skill sets to grow the company and serve customers.

“Sheet extrusion was Ed’s passion. He was dedicated, a problem solver and an outstanding ...

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Inauguration of Europe’s Largest Opti...

by wireworld on 06/13/2017 - 06:04 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Prysmian Group, has inaugurated today its new optical cable plant in Slatina, Romania, the largest of its kind in Europe. The new Slatina plant is part of a 3-year, €250 million investment plan aimed at improving the Group’s production capacity and capabilities worldwide, to meet the growing demand for optical cables for the deployment of new high-speed telecommunications networks.

“As a worldwide leading player in the industry, we are strongly committed to supporting Governments and Telecom operators in developing new broadband networks by continuing to invest in optical fibre and cable capacity, as well as in new technologies and know-how,” said Philippe Vanhil ...

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NIEHOFF Stranding Technology (NST) Fo...

by wireworld on 06/09/2017 - 08:19 am
Tag: Press Releases

With the establishment of its new subsidiary NIEHOFF Stranding Technology (NST), Maschinenfabrik Niehoff is expanding its activities into the field of stranding.

NST headed by Sebastian Neuerer is located in the Barcelona area, Spain, and has a workforce of thirteen people in total. Most of them are focused on design/engineering and all of them have a profound knowledge in stranding machinery technology.

NST is starting now with the development of a complete range of rotating equipment for stranding and cabling processes.  The projected equipment will complement Niehoff’s existing and proven systems for the stranding of data, p ...

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IOX Cable Ltd and Alcatel Submarine N...

by wireworld on 06/09/2017 - 08:06 am
Tag: Projects

A new submarine cable system, IOX Cable System, spanning more than 8850 kilometers, will enhance communications capabilities along the India to South Africa route, providing the first open cable in Mauritius and connecting for the first time the island of Rodrigues. 

IOX Cable Ltd -  a Mauritius-based company - and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the IOX Cable System, which will increase the availability of ultra-high speed broadband services, and reinforce Mauritius as a communication hub in sub-Saharian Africa. 

The IOX Cable System will stretch from Mauritius to Rodrigues, to the east coast of South Af ...

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