Mideast wire and cable market ‘could hit $1 trillion’

January 16, 2015

The value of the Middle East wire and cable industry could reach $1 trillion by 2018, offering domestic and global wire and cable producers enormous investment and business growth opportunities, it was revealed at a key event. The forecast came on the third day of Wire & Cable Arabia 2015, which is supported by Dubai-based [...]

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Leoni obtains first order from Hyundai for front body cable harnesses

January 23, 2015

Supply in Europe for mid size car model from 2016 Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, received its first wiring systems order from Hyundai Motor Company. The Korean car manufacturer, currently the No. 4 producer of automotive vehicles worldwide, awarded a double-digit million Euro [...]

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Iran to export high voltage cables to Iraq

Iran has reached an agreement with Iraq, worth $40 million, for exporting high voltage cables to its neighboring Arab country, a local official said here on Saturday. Managing Director of Abhar Cable & Wire Co. Alireza Kolahi said in a press conference that Iran has played an active role in development of Iraq’s electricity industry [...]

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2,000 ton cold forging press with servo drive

Hirschvogel commissions innovative Schuler press line in Denklingen / First SDT forging press of this size  The Hirschvogel Automotive Group is one of the largest suppliers of forged components for the automotive industry. At its headquarters in Denklingen, Germany, the globally operating company is currently commissioning a new Schuler press with 2,000 metric tons of [...]

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Spectra Energy to Acquire Brazoria Interconnector Gas Pipeline

Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) and Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) today announced that, through their affiliate, Spectra Energy Transmission II, LLC (SET), they have entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire from ConocoPhillips Company (NYSE: COP) 100 percent of the equity interests in Brazoria Interconnector Gas Pipeline, LLC (BIG), which owns the [...]

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Interwire 2015

April 27, 2015 9:00 am


Wire Russia 2015

May 12, 2015 10:00 am

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wire & Tube Southeast ASIA 2015!

September 16, 2015 10:00 am

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Wire South America 2015

October 6, 2015 9:00 am

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PSI-Polymer Systems to Feature Quick-Shift Die Changer at NPE 2015

PSI-Polymer Systems will feature numerous products at its booth at NPE 2015, all of which help extruders and recyclers produce better quality products, more efficiently.  One featured product at PSI’s booth is its Quick-Shift Die Changer. PSI’s new hydraulic die changer (HDC) utilizes a quick-shift slide plate to exchange die heads on a single extruder. [...]

January 20, 2015

SKET supplies the largest machine in the world for the armouring of Offshore Power Cable

SKET Verseilmaschinenbau GmbH has recently scaled new heights related to the output of the company and the size of the machines which it has  designed and delivered. During recent months the company supplied the largest tandem cage type stranding machine in the world to a Scandanavian cable producer for the armouring of Offshore Power Cable [...]

Ciena to Further Upgrade Japan-U.S. Cable Network

  Ciena’s coherent optical solutions extend ultimate capacity and lifetime of cable   The Japan-U.S. Cable Network recently selected Ciena® (NYSE: CIEN) to expand its trans-Pacific submarine network that spans close to 22,000 km and provides diverse connectivity from Japan to the U.S. This upgrade will utilize the flexibility and scalability of Ciena’s GeoMesh submarine solution and the latest WaveLogic programmable [...]

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Pipe Dream to Come True? Elon Musk is Set to Build His Hyperloop Test Track

Elon Musk, the American entrepreneur who is best known as the founder of space transport services company SpaceX and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, has announced a new step towards accomplishing his next dream, Hyperloop: he is set to build a test track for his project “for companies and students to test out their pods.” [...]

Breadth of tube bending technology to be highlighted at Southern Manufacturing

Unison will be highlighting the breadth of productivity enhancing technology that it offers tubular parts manufacturers at the Southern Manufacturing exhibition. As a leading authority in intelligent tube and pipe bending technology, Unison supplies solutions to tier one manufacturers worldwide. The company produces the most extensive range of ‘all-electric’ tube bending machines in the industry, [...]

January 16, 2015

Robor Gives Back

Ulundi Project During 2012, at the request of the Ward 10 Councillor and the Deputy Mayor of the Ulundi Local Municipality, Robor put in place the plans to erect a community hall for the community of Goqo Residence. The project started with the Buthelezi Traditional Council making the land available. Robor had the land cleared [...]

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