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Month : August 2015

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Fire Retardant Cables: SAFETY ON TOP

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The fire properties of cables are of great importance from a fire safety perspective. To ensure that cable performs up to the mark on fire safety standards is critical to both manufacturers and end users. Wire & Cable India magazine wished to inquire into how important the fire safety is......
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Polymers: Cables Can’t Do Without

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Polymers have played critical roles in every aspect of the ongoing revolution in electrical utilities industry. The largest single outlet for plastics in electrical and electronic applications is in wire and cable, where PVC and Polyolefins dominate on the basis of their formulating flexibility, ease of processing, and low cost.......

Aksh Optifibre: Beyond Obvious

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Aksh knows all about making optical fibers, that’s understandable and obvious; what’s not is its recent involvement with some unusual services. Aksh Optifibre Limited, incorporated in 1986, today stands at an aggregate 5.3 million tonnes capacity for optical fiber, OFC, and FRP rods. That’s quite a lot! The company has......

IWMA: Growth Through Technology & Education

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The International Wire & Machinery Association (IWMA), founded in 1970, has gone on to become one of the most influential corporate membership association for the wire, cable and wire product industries with a primary function to promote new technology and growth. As a non-profit trade association, IWMA has long been......

Southwire to Purchase of HV & EHV Facility in Huntersville, North Carolina

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The company aims at expanding its high-voltage cable production with this acquisition July 6, 2015 Southwire Company has signed an agreement with ABB, Inc., to purchase a high-voltage and extra high-voltage underground transmission cable manufacturing plant in Huntersville, North Carolina. Through the acquisition, which is expected to close in the......

Michael T. McDonnell is the New President & CEO of General Cable

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Mr. McDonnell most recently served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TPC Group June 08, 2015 General Cable Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael T. McDonnell as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2015. Mr.......

Mitsubishi Corporation to Construct Hot Strip Mill in India

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3 million tons per annum strip mill to be constructed at the Rourkela Steel Plant August 5, 2015 Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have signed a contract with Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) for the construction of a large-scale steel plant in India. The contract comprises......
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