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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