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Habia Cable Secures New Nuclear Contr...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 06:56 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Habia Cable, the Swedish high-end cable manufacturer, is maintaining its leading position in the Korean nuclear market with another new contract. The company recently signed a contract with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) to supply nuclear safety grade cables to the new Shin-Ulchin 1&2 (APR 1400) nuclear power plants on the Korean east coast. Deliveries are planned to take place through an 18-month period starting 2014.


Habiatron Q class cables have been installed in all new nuclear power plants built in Korea since the construction of Younggwang 5&6 in the late 1990s, a total of approximately ten installations.  


Habia CEO, Carl Modigh, comments: ...

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ESAB Opens New Manufacturing Facility

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 08:50 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products opened a new manufacturing facility in Union County, South Carolina on Wednesday, June 20. The 260,000 square-foot plant on Midway Drive is ESAB’s state-of-the-art production site for the manufacture of welding wires.



Daniel Young of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, state and local lawmakers, and Union County dignitaries were on hand to celebrate the opening, which brings 101 new jobs to South Carolina.



“We believe that we will continue to see steady growth in the North American market, and this move to Union County represents an increase in production capacity and the transfer of lines that were being ...

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Cimteq Hires New Technical Support Ma...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 05:04 pm
Tag: Personnel

Cimteq, the provider of the cable design and quotation software, has hired Garry Miller to lead the expansion of their technical support team.  Garry had previously worked for the Lloyds Banking Group.  He has over ten years experience supporting various platforms.  The knowledge and experience he brings would be invaluable to help Cimteq provide world class service to its ever expanding customer base.



Ali Shehab, the CEO of Cimteq said "We are proud of the support we give to our customers because our team takes care of truly understanding the customer and their needs.  Growing our support team helps us ensure that we continue to do this as our business g ...

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European Sector Chief Forcasts Termin...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 03:14 pm
Tag: Press Releases

The European Union's steel industry may need to shut three quarters of its capacity in the next two decades because of declining demand, rising costs and cheap imports, a European sector chief reported.  "It is foreseeable in the next 10, 15, 20 years, at least for normal grade steel, that production in Europe will not be competitive any more," Wolfgang Eder, president of European steel industry announced.


Eder, also chief executive of Austrian group Voestalpine, said the competitive threat came less from producing giants such as Brazil and China, kept at bay by high shipping costs, but from nearby Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.  "They will extend their deliveries into the ...

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