Cimteq to host its first webinar on Industry 4.0/Smart Factory
Mar21

Cimteq to host its first webinar on Industry 4.0/Smart Factory

Cimteq, leading worldwide provider of software solutions specific to the cable manufacturing industry is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its first webinar on Industry 4.0/Smart Factory on Wednesday 8 May. The webinar will be personally hosted by Ali Shehab, Cimteq CEO, and will explore how to best implement the use of smart assets in a factory – not only by adapting working practices but also adapting mindsets in...

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Smart Factory, Smart Mindsets at Interwire 2019
Mar14

Smart Factory, Smart Mindsets at Interwire 2019

Cimteq is proud to once again support the Interwire exhibition which takes place this year 14 – 16 May at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.  The event is hosted by the Wire Association International (WAI), a society founded almost a century ago to bring together wire and cable industry professionals across the globe. The theme of the Interwire 2019 conference is ‘Next Generation’. For Cimteq, the future is already here...

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CMP Products expands African operation
Mar12

CMP Products expands African operation

Leading cable gland and cable cleat manufacturer, CMP Products has strengthened its African presence with a new 516m2warehouse/office facility and the appointment of a new management team. The new premises, close to Johannesburg Airport provides customers with access to a greater range of cable glands and cable cleats than ever before and with even shorter lead times. Recently-appointed Regional Sales Manager, Clinton...

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TE Connectivity now offers industrial Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and PoE
Mar13

TE Connectivity now offers industrial Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and PoE

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing a new series of Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and Power over Ethernet (PoE) specifically designed for industrial applications which help to simplify PCB design efforts and simplify peripheral powering in the total system “Integrated magnetics in our new Ethernet jacks eliminate the need for any layout on the analog part of the...

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LÜTZE expands Connectivity business
Mar11

LÜTZE expands Connectivity business

As part of the expansion of its international cable business, the automation specialist LÜTZE, Weinstadt, are opening a new connectivity competence centre at the site in Chrudim in the Czech Republic. In the future, all of the Lütze Group’s cable assembly activities will be based there. The expansion of the production capacities means a significant increase in flexibility and delivery options for customers from the machine...

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CommScope licenses fiber adapter portfolio to AFL
Mar11

CommScope licenses fiber adapter portfolio to AFL

CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has licensed to AFL Telecommunications its portfolio of patents for duplex LC fiber optic adapters, which are designed to fit within an SC adapter footprint. The portfolio license provides rights to the US patents and foreign counterparts in the CommScope portfolio. As the second license granted by CommScope to its duplex LC adapter...

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New LAPP products for the rail industry
Mar11

New LAPP products for the rail industry

LAPP has added several new cables and system products to its range of products for the rail sector. The global market leader for integrated connection solutions is currently shaking up the industry with its incredible new logistics set-up. Other providers are only able to produce to order and demand high minimum order quantities. By contrast, LAPP is able to deliver any amount – even small packages – off the shelf. The result is a...

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Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab
Jan02

Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab

Ducab has been a major manufacturer of cables in the GCC for many years; how do you remain competitive in the region? While the GCC is indeed our home market, today Ducab works with customers around the globe. From India to Australia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, we are setting a new standard in our field. We are the first choice for many prestigious clients and contractors due in large part to our record of quality and...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019
Mar04

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019

Future-proof technology that can enhance the capacity, density and performance of optical networks as the industry moves towards 5G will be showcased by HUBER+SUHNER at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019. The largest conference and exhibition for optical communications – taking place March 5-7 in San Diego – OFC will highlight how the latest challenges being brought by network densification can be met by...

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igus pops in so you don’t need to leave the office
Mar05

igus pops in so you don’t need to leave the office

Knowing that time strapped design and engineering teams rarely have the chance to venture out to shows and exhibitions, igus now pops in with products, samples, brochure and catalogues. With its mobile display, igus offers the opportunity for engineers to get to know the products that are interesting for them, at their own premises. “Each mobile display is tailored to the specific requirements of the engineering team,” explains Chris...

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R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.
Mar04

R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.

R&M strengthens its US business and expands its presence on the US East Coast. The Swiss cabling specialist, R&M, has announced the acquisition of Optimum Fiberoptics Inc., a U.S. fiber optic cable and connectivity specialist based in Elkridge, Maryland. Founded in 1997, Optimum is a premium manufacturer and supplier of fiber management products for the commercial, industrial and governmental market. It has developed strong...

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UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions
Feb26

UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions

There is a lot of confusion in the industry regarding claims, mostly self-certified, of low smoke halogen free cables and the materials used in them.  Product claims about low smoke halogen free (LSHF) – also known by the industry as low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) – have been with us for some time now. Of note, these claims are frequently self-certified, and tests used may not be standards-based. More importantly,...

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Push-In M12 connector with UL listing
Mar04

Push-In M12 connector with UL listing

LÜTZE has supplemented its prefabricated M12 connectors with UL listing (cURus), thereby meeting safety requirements for the North American market. The LÜTZE M12 connectors with Push-In technology offer lots of advantages for many control cabinet, machine and plant manufacturers because they allow fast and fault-free wiring of prefabricated cables. The tool-free and direct connection, which does not require previous opening of the...

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Hybrid cable entry possible with the new KT-M from icotek
Feb25

Hybrid cable entry possible with the new KT-M from icotek

With the new KT-M cable grommet from icotek, the built-in plugs and installation jacks are integrated directly into the icotek cable entry strips KEL, KEL-U or KEL-ER. The KT-M is ideal for interfacing to signal, data, power or hybrid connectors by simply screwing them into the threads of the KT-M. Even hose fittings or pressure compensation elements can be easily screwed to the KT-M. The grommet KT-M is built on the basis of a large...

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Rotating Label for faster cable troubleshooting
Feb21

Rotating Label for faster cable troubleshooting

Faster troubleshootingBrady’s new B-427 self-laminating Rotating Label version can increase the speed of cable identification because its print can be read from any angle. The label can be rotated around a cable thanks to a non-adhesive printable zone and a translucent, self-adhesive laminate that is wrapped around a cable. Increasing the speed of cable identification can be of major importance for troubleshooting and helps to...

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Draka Cat.6A FTP Extenders for quick and easy cable extension and repair without compromise
Feb19

Draka Cat.6A FTP Extenders for quick and easy cable extension and repair without compromise

The Draka range of Cat.6A FTP Extenders provide a quick, easy to use means of joining two 4- pair Cat.6Acables together, whilst maintaining 10Gigabit component level compliance to ISO/IEC 11801:2002. The Draka Extenders are available in two versions: for Solid only and for Solid/Stranded Conductors (typically for installation cable to equipment...

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World’s longest igus e-chain application still running trouble-free 10 years on
Feb19

World’s longest igus e-chain application still running trouble-free 10 years on

Running continuously for 24/7 or standing idle for months on end – these are the two extreme conditions with which the world’s longest plastic energy chain. At the lignite-fired power station in Tušimice, Czech Republic, the roller energy chain system with a travel length of 615 metres has been achieving this for ten years now without missing a beat. In normal operation, lignite (brown coal) is extracted from the opencast...

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Tool-free cable pass in the control cabinet
Mar04

Tool-free cable pass in the control cabinet

LÜTZE presents two UL-certified Velcro tape bases that can be used as installation aids for fast and easy attachment of cables, wires and hoses when wiring control cabinets. Cable clips or cable ties are no longer required. LÜTZE supplies the Velcro tape bases in two models: Firstly, for hat profiles and secondly for all profile types of the AirSTREAM wiring system. The Velcro tapes integrated in the bases can be used to hold...

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Schützinger quick release terminals now available from JPR Electronics
Feb11

Schützinger quick release terminals now available from JPR Electronics

Specialist distributors JPR Electronics offers a wide range of quick-release terminals manufactured by market leading connector manufacturer Schützinger. Since the launch of their first quick-release terminal an entire product family has emerged and successfully established itself in the market. Quick-release terminals provide the ideal connection in any situation where a safe and rapid connection must be created quickly...

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TE Connectivity and Yamaichi Electronics to produce and promote new M12 push-pull connectors
Feb11

TE Connectivity and Yamaichi Electronics to produce and promote new M12 push-pull connectors

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is teaming up with Yamaichi Electronics (Yamaichi) to produce and promote a new design of push-pull M12 circular metric connector with an inner locking design for various industrial applications. The two companies are cooperating to campaign for the design to be included in a new IEC standard for M12 connectors with push-pull locking. “Yamaichi produces high-performance...

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Heilind introduces BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer
Feb07

Heilind introduces BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Brady, has added the BradyPrinter i5100 Industrial Label Printer to its line of Brady identification products. Designed for organizations with routine high-mix printing requirements, the i5100 utilizes Brady Workstation and LabelMark™ label creation software to produce up to 5,000 labels a day. This high-volume printing is...

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Trelleborg supplies cable protection to Scottish offshore wind farm
Feb06

Trelleborg supplies cable protection to Scottish offshore wind farm

Building on its impressive track record supplying cable protection to offshore wind projects, Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation delivered a range of high-performance cable protection solutions for the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm and the 2MW turbine that started producing power in October 2018. Installed in quarter three of 2018, Trelleborg manufactured and delivered Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend...

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LEMO’s HALO LED connector now in available in 3 different designs
Feb05

LEMO’s HALO LED connector now in available in 3 different designs

LEMO connectors enhances its range of Halo connectors with additional product sizes and models. Initially launched in the B series, this product is now also available in the T series, a watertight IP68 connector. This new product range, configurable through the embedded electronics, features a wide range of colours with a RGB indicator arranged in a ring around the connector. The 3 different designs are called LEG, LMG (with a standby...

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Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel
Feb01

Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel

Ali Shehab, CEO, Cimteq, will be joining a prestigious line-up of speakers within the cable industry’s most influential companies at Interwire 2019, May 13-16 2019, at The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Amongst the speakers is, Andy Talbot, Vice-President, Mid-South Wire, Dave Hawker, Vice President, Nexans, Richard Wagner, Vice President, Insteel Wire Products and Tom Heberling, Senior Vice President, Southwire....

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TE Connectivity introduces M8M12 cable assemblies for sensors and actuators used in harsh environments
Jan30

TE Connectivity introduces M8M12 cable assemblies for sensors and actuators used in harsh environments

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers M8M12 cable assemblies for applications such as sensors, robotics and production equipment, where extreme temperatures and harsh environments are likely to be encountered. They are also ideal for non-industrial applications where compact and reliable connections are required. They can be installed quickly, helping to reduce unnecessary downtime and...

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HUBER+SUHNER to present latest developments for next-generation data center connectivity at Cisco Live 2019
Jan28

HUBER+SUHNER to present latest developments for next-generation data center connectivity at Cisco Live 2019

As connected devices are set to increase exponentially in the near future, operators must deploy future-proof fiber management systems and technologies to keep up with connectivity and bandwidth demands. Data centers need to deploy more fiber, manage fiber more efficiently and make more connections in limited spaces. A modular approach to fiber management High packing density, modularity and a clear physical demarcation point are the...

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HUBER+SUHNER grows strongly
Jan24

HUBER+SUHNER grows strongly

In the 2018 financial year, HUBER+SUHNER increased net sales by 14.3 % year-on-year to CHF 885 million. Organically, i.e. adjusted for portfolio, currency and copper effects, growth was at a high 13.6 %. Compared to the previous year, order intake grew by 10.8 % to CHF 915 million.  The increase in both order intake and net sales was supported by a positive development in all three main markets – communication, transportation,...

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TE Connectivity extends M12 portfolio with the L-code PCB/panel-mount power connector
Jan24

TE Connectivity extends M12 portfolio with the L-code PCB/panel-mount power connector

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has extended its portfolio of M12 connectors to include L-code PCB/panel types that offer a compact high-power solution for automation devices. “Our new connectors take up 40 percent less space than Mini 7/8 connectors traditionally used for high power connections, allowing for more freedom and flexibility when designing machines and systems,” says Ruud van...

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Cliff extend range of gold-plated terminal posts for audio and power connections
Jan21

Cliff extend range of gold-plated terminal posts for audio and power connections

Designed and manufactured in the UK Up to 60A rated Custom designs available CLIFF™ Electronics, designs and manufactures an extensive range of touch-proof Terminal Binding Posts in their UK factory. Applications include professional and consumer audio, test and measurement, power supplies, industrial and agricultural vehicle equipment, instrumentation and medical systems. Responding to a growing demand from high-end audio and...

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EMC spring loaded shield brackets SKZ with integrated strain relief
Jan18

EMC spring loaded shield brackets SKZ with integrated strain relief

The versatile range of EMC shield clamps from icotek, for the safe dissipation of high-frequency interference, is extended by the SKZ shield clamp. The new SKZ offers an additional integrated strain relief. The strain relief is generally carried out via the cable outer sheath and thus protects the cable shield, as it is not mechanically designed for tensile forces. Strain relief via the cable shield can cause damage, even to the...

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