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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