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Plans for first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant

Chemical company Orion Engineered Carbons has announced plans to build the only plant in the USA producing acetylene-based... Read More

Encore orders more

British company PWM Ltd is to supply Encore Wire of McKinney, Texas, USA, with another three EP500 cold pressure welding... Read More

Orion aims for net-zero

Orion Engineered Carbons is aiming to align its sustainability objectives with the Paris Climate Agreement, and strive... Read More

WireMasters connects with Conesys

WireMasters has announced a global partnership with a California-based connector manufacturer, Aero-Electric Connector... Read More

Blown-fiber manufacturer to expand into US

Emtelle Group, a manufacturer of pre-connectorised blown fiber, cabling and ducted solutions, is to expand into North... Read More

LLFlex appoints executive chairman

Larry Posner has been appointed as executive chairman and member of the board of directors of LLFlex, a specialist in... Read More

Vantage vinyl verification in industry sustainability initiative

Teknor Apex has successfully met all of the requirements of +Vantage Vinyl™, an industry-wide sustainability initiative... Read More

Summit rising to the challenges

The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc's Operations Summit & Wire Expo will open at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas,... Read More

SMS group to supply new melt shop to Nucor Steel

Steel and steel-products manufacturer Nucor Steel has awarded SMS group the contract to supply a complete melt shop for... Read More

Pelican Wire welcomes three new managers

Three new members have been appointed to Pelican Wire's management team at the manufacturing facility in Naples, Florida:... Read More

Giovanni Spitale named CEO of Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard has appointed Giovanni Spitale as chief executive officer. Mr Spitale replaces Jim Murphy, who has been... Read More

Celebrating Women's History Month throughout the industry

In March, IWCS celebrated Women's History Month. According to The Library of Congress, Women's History Month is about... Read More

Magnetic Analysis acquires TacTic

Magnetic Analysis Corporation (MAC), a designer and producer of non-destructive test instruments and systems, has announced... Read More

Expansion of network to create "fiber village"

NKTelco, a communications provider in Ohio, has announced plans to expand its FTTP (fiber to the premises) system in Versailles.... Read More

Invitation to webinar on improving cable designs and business processes

Cimteq, a supplier of software to the wire and cable manufacturing industry, is inviting manufacturers to sign up to attend... Read More

NKTelco completes multi-gigabit network in Jackson Center, Ohio

NKTelco, a communications provider in Ohio, has completed its fiber-to-the-premises system expansion in Jackson Center.

With... Read More

James R York to lead WAI in 2022

The Wire Association International (WAI) has appointed James R York as president of the association for a one-year term... Read More

Final acceptance certificate for robotic tagging application

In summer 2020, Alfa Acciai awarded a contract to Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) for the supply and installation... Read More

Transatlantic growth marks 20 years of North American partnership

The power of transatlantic relationships is helping a British wire manufacturer target £1mn sales in the USA.

Alloy... Read More

Compact CHP extruder

Davis-Standard has introduced a new compact extruder engineered for extrusion coating applications. The CHP's design offers... Read More

Low-loss cable assemblies offer additional design opportunities

Amphenol RF offers a full line of BNC cable assemblies that utilize highly flexible, low-loss Times LMR-UF cables.

The... Read More

Hybrid extrusion tooling

Guill has introduced of a new version of its 800 Series — the 800 Series Hybrid.

In some extrusion applications... Read More

High output extruder offers next-level groove feed performance

The SHO extruder from Davis-Standard saves space while offering outputs claimed to be up to 20 percent higher than existing... Read More

Guill introduces large die cart with crosshead

Guill Tool's new die cart, with easy disassembly and reassembly, features a high-volume, adjustable center accumulating... Read More

Aftermarket regional manager appointed

Davis-Standard has promoted Gianzo Mastrangelo to aftermarket regional manager for the Northeast US and Canada. He will... Read More

Solar array switched on

A 1.8 MW (DC) ground-mounted solar array has been completed, located at the Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) fire-retardant... Read More

Dr John A Robertson — 1941-2021

Dr John A Robertson — the founder, chairman and CEO of InfoSight Corp — passed away on December 2nd.

Described... Read More

Metro celebrates 45 years of electrical distribution

From humble beginnings in 1976 to being one of the US's largest multichannel electrical distributors, Metro Wire and Cable... Read More

Private equity firm to acquire Davis-Standard

Gamut Capital Management, LP, a New York-based middle-market private equity firm, has announced that it has signed a definitive... Read More

Co-extrusion line to expand support of development projects

Teknor Apex has added a complete new Arvitec co-extrusion line at its application development laboratory in Rothenburg... Read More

Virtual conference yields healthy interest

The Wire Association International (WAI) reports that its Industry 4.0 Conference drew 550 attendees, who registered to... Read More

Bufab acquires Component Solutions Group

Bufab has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in the US company Components Solutions Group, Inc... Read More

Swedish fastener specialist expands into US market

As part of a strategy to increase its presence in the North American market, Bumax, a Swedish manufacturer of high-strength... Read More

Double awards win for Edgexmetal Clips

National Nail's Camo Edgexmetal Clips have won prizes in two different awards programs: Hardware & Building Supply... Read More

ERP in the wire and cable industry

Software provider Cimteq has added a new entry to its collection of industry white papers: ERP in the Wire and Cable Industry.... Read More

MW Components launches streamlined e-commerce experience

MW Components, a precision component manufacturer based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has launched a new e-commerce experience.... Read More

Nucor Fastener to expand with acquisition of coil processing facility

Nucor Corp is expanding its fastener division with the acquisition of an existing coil processing facility in Shelbyville,... Read More

Inspection and sorting for material purity in contract sorting

Sortco GmbH & Co KG is a specialist in optical and mechanical sorting of shape and color deviations in plastic pellets.... Read More

Guill Tool launches in-house rheology lab

Extrusion tooling manufacturer Guill Tool has opened an in-house rheology laboratory, with the aim of obtaining better... Read More

New recruit to Lämneå team

Wire machinery equipment supplier Lämneå Bruk has announced that John Lindh has joined its sales department.

Mr... Read More

Sale of used wire machinery in Ohio

Mathiasen Machinery has been awarded a contract to sell equipment no longer required for the continuing operations of... Read More

A positive outlook for trade fairs in 2022

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH and its subsidiaries are optimistic about the new trade fair year, for both the utilization of... Read More

First in upcasting

Upcast Oy is the exclusive supplier of the original Upcast® continuous casting technology.

The... Read More

Used wire and cable equipment

Wire & Plastic Machinery is a reseller of second-hand wire, cable and optical fiber manufacturing equipment for wire drawing,... Read More

In-line measuring systems

Zumbach Electronic is a manufacturer of in-line measuring systems for industrial applications, providing accurate, reliable... Read More

Rotating machines for ferrous and non-ferrous cable

For 30 years, Setic and Pourtier, and their US branch Gauder Group Inc, have been building knowledge, experience and ability... Read More

Optical inspection, length measurement and printers

As a manufacturer of equipment for the wire, cable, pipe and tube industry, Taymer International has built a range of... Read More

Tenova starts up two new walking beam furnaces

Tenova, a specialist in sustainable solutions for the green transition of the metals industry, has successfully started... Read More

Fiber optic and specialized copper wire machinery

Tensor Machinery Ltd designs and manufactures equipment for fiber optic and specialized copper wire, and is an original... Read More

Process lines with remote monitoring

QED specializes in equipment for the in-line heat-treating, cleaning and coating of steel wire. Its furnaces are custom... Read More

Toughened zirconia parts

Refractron's latest material evolution, Izory® HD, is specified on drawing lines made by major OEMs. The... Read More

Full range of rotating equipment

Roteq Machinery Inc develops and manufactures rotating equipment for wire and cable, umbilical and hose industries. Its... Read More

Resistance welding systems

The Schlatter Group manufactures plant for resistance welding systems for reinforcement mesh, industrial mesh, wire weaving... Read More

Industry 4.0 concept with braider for medical technology applications

With Niehoff Digital Assistant+, Niehoff's Industry 4.0 offering, machine, production and process data can be recorded,... Read More

High-tech drawing lubricants

Pan Chemicals is an Italian company producing high-tech drawing lubricants, coatings and chemicals for the wire industry.... Read More

Faster wire drawing and improved quality

Paramount Die is a supplier of carbide wire dies to the global wire drawing industry. As an industry innovator, Paramount... Read More

Major order to provide cold welders for Southwire

British company PWM (Pressure Welding Machines) Ltd has secured an order to provide Southwire Company, LLC, headquartered... Read More

Wire machinery from Sweden

Having been in the wire industry for more than 100 years equips Lämneå Bruk with specialized industry knowledge... Read More

Wooden cable reels

Madem-Moorecraft Reels, located in North Carolina, is a wooden cable reels supplier. The Madem Group has forests, sawmills... Read More

Detecting longitudinal surface defects

The Rotomac® 25RM eddy current rotary from Magnetic Analysis Corp (MAC) provides on-line inspection for... Read More

Intelligent, connected measurement and control

NDC Technologies, a provider of connected measurement and process control solutions, has developed the new LayScan Pro... Read More

Profile wire measurement in process

Until recently, measuring systems used to determine the surface quality of products in-line during the process were almost... Read More

General Inspection hires dedicated European technician

General Inspection has added a dedicated European service technician to its team, reflecting the company's growth on the... Read More

Trouble-free lead sheathing

H Folke Sandelin AB (HFSAB) from Motala, Sweden, has more than 60 years of experience supplying continuous lead extrusion... Read More

Resource planning, engineering and MES in a single suite

Innovites builds software solutions to help customers in the wire and cable industry to improve their businesses. Industry-targeted... Read More

Fully traceable die measurement

Conoptica's new CU6S drawing die measurement system completes the CU6 series of systems, alongside the regular CU6 and... Read More

New appointments at Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard has promoted Joe Guigli to vice president, aftermarket sales — North America. Mr Guigli will lead... Read More

Color concentrates and additives

Cable extrusion has become a key factor for the advancement of renewable energies, such as wind and photovoltaics, as... Read More

Performance yarns

Fil-Tec, Inc offers a complete line of performance yarns for applications in power cables, copper and fiber-optic telecom... Read More

Educational mission at Industry 4.0

The Wire Association International (WAI) continues its educational mission and welcomes registrants for its Virtual Industry... Read More

First steps towards Industry 4.0 in a wire and cable factory

Software and equipment providers and advisers to the wire and cable industry often gear sales and marketing towards more... Read More

Spark test technology

The Clinton Instrument Company is a specialist in spark test technology for the wire and cable industry and inventor of... Read More

Cimteq mourns loss of founder and president Ali Shehab

Cimteq has announced the passing of Ali Shehab, president of the company, on 1 September 2021, following a battle with... Read More

Solvent-free lubrication of magnet wire

Established as a small company in 1982 and active for the first few years exclusively in the then-flourishing magnet wire... Read More

3D bender with servo cutter

AIM's new AFES-3DxT line is an updated five servo-axis turret tool-changer machine with a fast servo cutter. The turret... Read More

New operations manager for AIM's Illinois location

AIM Inc has appointed Jeffrey Galasso as operations manager at its manufacturing location in Addison, Illinois, with transitional... Read More

Characterizing coaxial cables

AESA Cortaillod is a Swiss manufacturer of automatic test equipment, specialising in testing solutions to characterize... Read More

Interwire 2021 cancelled

Climbing Covid-19 counts and corresponding employee health and safety measures have led the Wire Association International... Read More

RFID asset tracking

First Electronics Corporation (FEC) specializes in the manufacture of over-molded, extra-flexible, multi-conductor, fully... Read More

Rolling mill performance improvements in Canada

Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has commissioned a rolling mill upgrade at the Gerdau GLN plant in Cambridge,... Read More

Jim Chura joins Davis-Standard's aftermarket team

Davis-Standard has announced that James "Jim" Chura has been hired as an aftermarket sales engineer to support the company's... Read More

Guill provides helpful terms for extrusion

Denis Finn, chief engineer at Guill Tool & Engineering, has compiled a glossary of useful terms used in the extrusion... Read More

Quality control directly at the extruding line

Time efficiency, connectivity and short distances are some of the factors that define modern production. The optimization... Read More

Updated look and enhanced experience from IWCS

IWCS has developed a new brand image for its annual Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum, a technology event for the exchange... Read More

On-demand webinars and podcasts for cable manufacturers

NDC Technologies, a specialist in intelligent on-line process measurement and control solutions, has introduced a new... Read More

wire 2022 and Tube 2022 registration underway

Companies wishing to present their machinery, equipment, services and products at the trade fairs wire and Tube have been... Read More

Xaloy adds sales agent in Austria

Xaloy, a manufacturer of plasticizing components for injection and extrusion machinery for the global plastic processing... Read More

Interwire to feature Industry 4.0 pavilion

The Wire Association International (WAI) has announced that the inaugural Industry 4.0 pavilion is to be introduced at... Read More

Integration of machinery safety requirements

The EU Machinery Directive was originally published in 1998, and the current version was accepted in 2006. Its purpose... Read More

New regional manager for Proton

Victor Muñiz has been appointed as Proton's regional manager for Latin America, to lead and develop the company's... Read More

CCCA endorses consumer protection legislation

The Communications Cable & Connectivity Association (CCCA) has joined with the Buy Safe America Coalition, a diverse group... Read More

Connecting 50,000 people in Eastern Ghana

Dow is supporting an information and communication infrastructure pilot to reach approximately 50,000 people in Eastern... Read More

Long-term partner in renewable energy developments

Nexans has signed a preferred supplier agreement (PSA) with Empire Offshore Wind LLC to electrify the future of New York... Read More

Pelican adds vaccination benefit to wellness program

Wire Experts Group, the parent company of Pelican Wire in Florida and Rubadue Wire in Colorado, is adding an additional... Read More

Thomas Copp retires as Reelex welcomes new CEO

After 26 years as president and CEO of Reelex Packaging Solutions, Inc, Thomas Copp has retired, effective March 29.

Mr... Read More

Dead block straightener for speed and efficiency

Based on the LD series of straighteners, Sjogren's Dead Block model is a lightweight aluminum wire straightener that provides... Read More

Registration opens for Interwire 2021

The Wire Association International (WAI) has announced the participation of 20 company sponsors that will support Interwire... Read More

Advantages of automation in packaging equipment

Windak is promoting its automated cable packaging equipment as a means of providing increased productivity through automation,... Read More

Stay smart with smart monitoring

Data gathering and monitoring in the process industry allow operators to know what is happening in the line in real time,... Read More

Troester exhibits at wire Russia

Troester is a manufacturer of complete extrusion systems for the cable industry.

At wire Russia on stand C18,... Read More

Finishing area upgrade at Cogne Acciai Speciali

AIC has successfully completed the scheduled start-up phase of the rolling mill at Cogne Acciai Speciali (Aosta, Italy).... Read More

Software for single-factory wire and cable manufacturers

UK software provider Cimteq has launched CableBuilder Go — cloud-hosted software aimed at smaller and single-factory... Read More

Contrôle Mesure Systèmes opens American subsidiary

Non-destructive testing specialist Contrôle Mesure Systèmes (CMS), already represented by a network of agents in more... Read More

Delta Tecnic appoints US sales director

Delta Tecnic has appointed Lori Parent as sales director in the United States market. This is a key appointment for the... Read More

Industry 4.0 pavilion at Interwire to reveal future of manufacturing

The Wire Association International (WAI) has announced recent developments by its Industry 4.0 Task Force, along with... Read More

LLFlex hires director of product management

LLFlex supplies packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the consumer packaging, building and construction,... Read More

Miltec welcomes new regional sales representative

Miltec UV has announced that Paul Dounian has joined its sales team. Mr Dounian came to Miltec from Mettler Toledo, where... Read More

Nexans contract to bring high-speed connectivity to Brazil's Amazon region

Nexans' Submarine Telecom and Special Cables (STSC) business is continuing to develop its customer relationship with Programa... Read More

New Reelex patents expand IP portfolio

Reelex Packaging Solutions, Inc, the creator and licensor of Reelex® twist- and tangle-free packaging,... Read More

New Setic and Pourtier point of contact for US and Canadian markets

Setic, Pourtier and their service department C2S have appointed the Gauder Group, Inc, located in North Carolina, USA,... Read More

Electronic appliance demand to influence North American wire and cable market

Consistent need for high-speed Internet services will enhance the North American wire and cable market forecast, along... Read More

Large round and shaped wire drawing dies

In the late 1990s, Paramount Die Company incorporated pressure dies and draw dies in a single holder — the ParaLoc... Read More

Three new executives for LLFlex

LLFlex, a specialist in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the consumer packaging, building and... Read More

New website launch for RichardsApex

RichardsApex Inc launched a new website at the start of the year. The aim of the new site is to provide customers, prospects... Read More

Ripley Tools welcomes new director of business development

Ripley Tools has named Ed Fenton as director, business development — Cable OEMs, with responsibility for leading... Read More

Thomas M Heberling to lead WAI in 2021

The Wire Association International (WAI) has appointed Thomas M Heberling as president of the association for a one-year... Read More

Masterbatch with smaller pellet size for improved dilution

Delta Tecnic, a specialist in the production and distribution of color concentrates and raw materials for plastics, cables,... Read More

Stand-alone die finishing

Die Quip has established a line of die finishing machines to grind, polish and size dies in a quick, efficient, accurate... Read More

Oven and furnace manufacturer launches new website

The Grieve Corporation, an expert in industrial manufacturing of ovens and furnaces, has updated its website with new... Read More

Reel Walker for safe reel handling

Safety is a concern for all manufacturing plants, and costs for non-compliant work practice can be expensive, so operators... Read More

First pan-West African fiber network

Orange and its subsidiaries have announced the commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-West African fiber backbone... Read More

Latest launch

Nexans' newest cable laying vessel, the Nexans Aurora, was launched at Ulstein Verft in early November 2020. The 149.9m-long... Read More

Deep sea center takes off

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and China together have officially launched the Joint Training and Research Centre... Read More

Replacement project

Global Offshore, in partnership with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), has replaced the Pentland Firth... Read More

Optical connections

STL, an integrator of digital networks, will acquire Italy-based Optotec SpA. Optotec supplies optical interconnect products... Read More

Revenues drop for cable specialist

Cabling manufacturer Nexans generated third-quarter 2020 revenues of €1.4 billion, down 9.8% compared with the same... Read More

Expansion in sight

Construction work on the expansion of Emtelle's production facility is underway.

With the acquisition of 17,000... Read More

Scottish grid sees connections

Siemens Energy has announced that work to install the onshore cable to connect the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm... Read More

Fasteners diversification

Sundram Fasteners Ltd is to extend into the aerospace and defence sectors, partly to reduce the company's dependence on... Read More

Prysmian preferred

Prysmian Group will provide a turnkey high voltage submarine and land export cable connection for RWE Renewable's largest... Read More

Near-shore contract

Offshore wind power specialist Visser & Smit Hanab has been contracted by Van Oord Offshore Wind to perform all array... Read More

Securing Peruvian power

Ellis Patents has supplied its products to help secure the power supply in Peru's capital city. Energy suppliers Luz del... Read More

Repair keeps power flowing

NKT has successfully completed the repair of two interconnectors between Denmark and Norway, and the power cables, Skagerrak... Read More

Commissioning of rolling mill in Chicago

Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) successfully supplied and commissioned the process automation solution for the... Read More

Protection contracts

Tekmar Energy has won multiple contracts to supply its cable protection systems for the Sheyang, Qidong, and Dalian Zhuanghe... Read More

UK sharing power with France

UK's National Grid has launched Britain’s latest high voltage direct current interconnector, IFA2. The 149-mile power... Read More

Azerbaijan project

JDR is to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical,... Read More

Changes at the top

Ellis Patents has made a series of senior changes at board level following the retirement of its founding chairman, Chris... Read More

British accreditation for dryer manufacturer

Air Control Industries, ACI®, based in Axminster, England, has achieved the internationally recognised Made... Read More

World's largest floating facility gets underway

Construction work has begun on Norway's floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, at Kværner Stord, said to be the... Read More

Third plant plans

LS EV Poland, LS Cable and System's European production division, has bought a plant site in Dzierzoniow, southwestern... Read More

Northern milestone

Broadband for the Rural North Ltd (B4RN), a fiber optic network run by a local team of volunteers in the north of England,... Read More

Cable protection contract

Seaway 7, the renewables and heavy lifting business unit of Subsea 7, has awarded a contract to Trelleborg to provide... Read More

LLFlex acquires armoring tapes segment

Packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions provider LLFlex has acquired the wire and cable metal armoring tapes... Read More

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