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Bekaert Steel Wire Reaches Million Ma...

by wirelinks on 05/23/2013 - 06:25 pm
Tag: Press Release

Employees at Bekaert  Steel Wire, 301 Darlington Drive, are celebrating a million  man-hours of production without a safety incident. The last reportable incident  at the Rome plant occurred on June 5, 2011. Plant Manager Gary Downey,  who is serving as the chairman of the Greater Rome Existing Industries  Association, said that in the past employees have suffered injuries ranging from  broken bones, severed fingers and cuts.  “We’ve turned that around here in  the last few years to where that’s a non-issue for us,” Downey said.He  said there’s been a concerted pushback against the idea of cutting corners and  t ...

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Omnetics Offers Micro to Nano EMI Cables

by wirelinks on 05/15/2013 - 12:51 am
Tag: Product Release

Miniature electronics continue to add circuit functions and increased circuit speed while reducing size and increasing portability. To serve these demands, miniature cable harnesses use fine gauge wiring to remain flexible allowing them to withstand multiple signal systems while remaining robust for the most rugged applications. When needed, micro and nano-connectors are available with locking-systems enabling continuous performance in high shock and vibration environments. To provide signal protection from EMI sources, cable shielding with grounding and drain wires are applied.

As the number of circuit functions increase, the resulting wire harnesses must support a mixture of signal paths, ...

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Usha Martin to invest Rs 30 cr in Tha...

by wirelinks on 05/15/2013 - 12:47 am
Tag: Press Release

Steel wire rope maker Usha Martin Ltd will invest Rs 30 crore for the equal joint venture between its existing Thai subsidiary Usha Siam Steel Industries Public Co Ltd and Tesac Wire Rope Co of Japan.

Rajeev Jhawar, MD, Usha Martin, said the construction for the proposed 1,000 tonnes-a-day greenfield facility in Thailand was on and the unit would be in operation by April. Usha Siam has it 3,000-tpd unit in an industrial park off Bangkok. The new unit will also come up in the same area.

At a press conference on Thursday, Jhawar said that Usha Martin was expanding its marketing to Russia, South Africa and Latin America.

The company has two marketing subsidiaries in Europe and a R&D arm ...

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Ormiston Wire celebrates 220 years

by wirelinks on 05/15/2013 - 12:45 am
Tag: Press Release

Ormiston Wire, one of Britain’s longest running family businesses, celebrates its 220th birthday this year. The company, which was formed in 1793 by Philip Ormiston in the city of London, is still going strong under the stewardship of his sixth-generation descendant Mark Ormiston.

Ormiston Wire began trading in 1793 as a manufacturer of spring-wire for corsets and wigs but soon diversified in the 19th century as one of many innovative manufacturers that drove Britain’s industrial revolution. However, there have been ups as well as downs. The 150th anniversary of the company, which occurred during World War II, was sadly marked by the factory being bombed out but, with such a he ...

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Hitachi Cable America Introduces 100m...

by wirelinks on 05/14/2013 - 12:57 am
Tag: Product Release

Hitachi Cable America Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its Optical Active HDMI cable assembly. The unique design, which utilizes micro-media converters at each end of a fiber optic cable, permits the assembly to accommodate 1080p, Deep-Color, 3D and 4K2K up to 100 meters. Power to convert and transmit the signal over fiber optic cable is derived from the electronics into which the assembly is plugged.

The assembly is also plenum rated, which means it can be installed in virtually any indoor environment and be compliant to U.S. national electrical code. The cable assembly is available in lengths of 20, 30, 40, 50 and 100 meters. Due to the long lengths to which this cable will oper ...

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Leoni’s sales held steady in the 1st ...

by wirelinks on 05/12/2013 - 01:09 am
Tag: Press Release

Leoni, the leading provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, kept the volume of its business virtually unchanged in the first quarter of 2013 despite partially tough underlying economic conditions. Consolidated sales from January to March came to EUR 959.0 million, down from EUR 969.1 million in the same period of the previous year. This involved consistently good sales to the automotive industry for the Asian and North American markets, whereas demand from carmakers in Europe as well as from other customer industries was down.

Consolidated earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) amounted to EUR 38.5 million in the first three months of 2013 (pre ...

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Houston Wire & Cable Company Celebrat...

by wirelinks on 05/05/2013 - 01:55 am
Tag: Press Release

Houston Wire & Cable Company , a leading  electrical and mechanical wire and cable provider, is opening a new distribution center on Wednesday, May 1st, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area to better serve local and regional customers. This strategic expansion supports HWCC's ongoing commitment to Right Product, Right Place, Right Time(R), and will provide customers with the best possible service through standard same day shipment or will-call pickup.

John Marchiando, Region Vice President, who is responsible for the territory expansion says, "This new distribution center will enable our customers to obtain more of the products they need even faster than they could before. The ...

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Lankhorst Offering Synthetic and Stee...

by wirelinks on 05/02/2013 - 03:45 pm
Tag: Press Release

Lankhorst Ropes Offshore Division has expanded its range of high performance mooring and anchoring ropes to include steel wire ropes for the offshore market.

The company is now able to offer both synthetic and steel wire ropes for mooring and anchor systems, as well as towing, crane lifting, riser tensioners and drilling applications.

Initially Lankhorst is supplying 6-strand, 8-strand and multi strand (non-rotating) steel wire ropes direct from WireCo WorldGroup factories in Germany, US, Mexico, Portugal, and Poland.

“As a world leading supplier of steel wire products, WireCo has the knowledge and experience needed to meet the rigorous technical performance and quality demands for ...

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Kelani Cables, Browns to ManufactureJ...

by wirelinks on 05/02/2013 - 03:43 pm
Tag: Press Release

A MoU was signed between Sri Lanka’s cable manufacturer Kelani Cables PLC and Brown & Company PLC, recently in Colombo. The MoU was signed by Mahinda  Saranapala, CEO of Kelani Cables PLC and Panduka Weerasingha, the Senior Vice President, Agriculture, Battery, Porcelain and New Business of Brown & Company PLC to manufacture international standard jumper cables under BG brand which is currently manufactured by Kelani Cables.

Kelani Cables introduced an international standard jumper cable to their product portfolio recently making it as the best jumper cable in Sri Lanka.

The cable is manufactured using pure copper from the best copper mines in the world and due to the qu ...

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