SAMP – Wire China a greater triumph than we expected

October 12, 2014


The Wire China show (Shanghai, September 24-27, 2014) has definitely confirmed its status as the most important international trade fair for the wire and cable industry in Asia.  “It was an even greater triumph than we expected”, said Dominique Perroud, Managing Director of SAMP Shanghai. “The 2014 edition of Wire China had an extraordinary number [...]


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Former President Bill Clinton stumped for Governor Pat Quinn at Wheatland Tube in Chicago on Tuesday. ((Photo by John Presta))

Bill Clinton backs Gov. Pat Quinn at ‘Made in America’ firm, Wheatland Tube

October 22, 2014

America’s “explainer-in-chief, former President Bill Clinton, will be in town today at Wheatland Tube in the heart of Chicago, to explain why Chicago voters, specifically African-American voters, should support Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, both Democrats from Illinois. The appearance of Bill Clinton at Wheatland Tube is significant because it is a firm that boasts being a [...]

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U.S. pipemakers lodge complaint against S. Korea, Turkey

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U.S. pipe producers lodged a complaint on Thursday against imports of line pipe from South Korea and Turkey, which could lead to import duties being levied on the products. In a petition to the U.S. International Trade Commission and Department of Commerce, companies including Northwest Pipe Company and a subsidiary of India’s Welspun Corp said the goods were sold too [...]

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Information and Communication Technologies

Balancing Current Needs With Emerging Trends The information and communication technologies (ICT) industry is fast-paced with new devices and demands surfacing in quick succession, with all the players in the value chain experiencing a balancing act. Infrastructure that supports the ICT industry is in a constant state of flux. There is demand to address current [...]

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Ducab partners with Abu Dhabi Airports for expansion project

Multi-billion dollar airport will open its doors in 17/07/2017 Ducab, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of high quality cables and cabling products, has announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports on the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB). Assisting Abu Dhabi Airports in achieving their vision of becoming the world’s leading airport group, Ducab will deliver the highest quality of services and infrastructure [...]

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