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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