Roxtec UK provides cable sealing solution for £1.1billion Sellafield project
May22

Roxtec UK provides cable sealing solution for £1.1billion Sellafield project

Roxtec UK is supplying Sellafield – Britain’s biggest nuclear site – with specialist cable sealing solutions to support a major overhaul to infrastructure. The Manchester firm has been awarded the contract by Sellafield’s Infrastructure Strategic Alliance (ISA). The ISA is an integrated team which consists of three delivery partners; Sellafield Ltd, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure and Arup and is responsible for a £1.1...

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No pre-pricking necessary!
May22

No pre-pricking necessary!

Circular multi-bushing with gel technology Multi cable bushing systems are extremely convenient as they allow many cables to be inserted in a compact bushing. This saves a great deal of space, especially where installation dimensions are limited. However, when mounting cables and conductors in multiple entries a pre-pricking is usually necessary for the feed-through of cables and conductors. This means not only additional installation...

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TE Connectivity’s SOLARLOK 2.0 DC connectors for PV panels enable fast and reliable field installation
May17

TE Connectivity’s SOLARLOK 2.0 DC connectors for PV panels enable fast and reliable field installation

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced SOLARLOK 2.0 connectors. The new products enable photovoltaic system installers to make reliable connections more easy, quickly and cost-effectively. SOLARLOK 2.0 is a field-installable product that uses Insulation Displacement Contact (IDC) technology to create a connection between panels and cables without the need for any specialist tooling. The...

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Video of the Week – How isense CF.P adds more intelligence to the igus smart plastics portfolio
May10

Video of the Week – How isense CF.P adds more intelligence to the igus smart plastics portfolio

Tensile forces acting on the cables within an e-chain system can significantly reduce the service life. The CF.P system pick up any excess forces at the strain relief section and indicates the need for action in a timely manner.Sensor data is saved on an SD card for further analysis. However, data from these sensors becomes even more useful when linked to the icom module, a data collection module that imports the measured values of...

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Madem Brazil, Madem Gulf Bahrain and Euromadem Spain completes customer satisfaction survey 2018, receives high marks
May07

Madem Brazil, Madem Gulf Bahrain and Euromadem Spain completes customer satisfaction survey 2018, receives high marks

In the first quarter of 2019 Madem BRAZIL , SPAIN and BAHRAIN conducted a customer satisfaction survey with 179 cable customers in 45 countries. Madem polled the following services: claim response, quantities shipped X received, documentation, deliveries, quality inspections, performance, and packing. BAHRAIN 99% satisfaction: Madem Gulf BAHRAIN concluded the 2018 customer satisfaction survey...

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Cable manufacturing software expert develops team
May03

Cable manufacturing software expert develops team

As part of the company’s continued commitment to growth, Cimteq – leading worldwide provider of software solutions specific to the cable manufacturing industry – has appointed four new members of the team to strengthen and support its ambitious plans for the future. The new members of the team include a new Financial Director, Development Manager, Project Manager and Office Administrator. Deborah Jones has been appointed as the new...

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At Interwire 2019, LLFlex to tout service enhancements and showcase premier line  of cable tapes & wraps
Apr29

At Interwire 2019, LLFlex to tout service enhancements and showcase premier line of cable tapes & wraps

Company also sponsors opening reception as it continues to solidify industry leadership position LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, and tobacco packaging industries, will exhibit at Interwire 2019, May 14-16 in Atlanta. At Booth #965, LLFlex will highlight its Reyshield™ line of cable tapes and wraps, comprising mono and co-ex...

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Customers of CableBuilder3D sprint to market through faster product design
Apr26

Customers of CableBuilder3D sprint to market through faster product design

The introduction of a fully integrated 3D CAD tool within Cimteq’s CableBuilder environment goes one step further in streamlining the cable design and manufacture process. Powered by Autodesk Inventor, CableBuilder3D generates 3D models at the touch of a button allowing a team beyond draftsmen to work with the images. CableBuilder3D integrates seamlessly with the CableBuilder design, quotation and manufacturing module as well as...

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LLFlex offers Reyshield line of cable tapes and wraps
Apr22

LLFlex offers Reyshield line of cable tapes and wraps

Line of Products Offer Armoring and Shielding Solutions for the Wire and Cable Industry LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, and tobacco packaging industries, has manufactured a complete line of cable wrap tapes to address a number of industry needs.  The Reyshield™ products are comprised of mono and co-ex layered film...

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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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Manufacturer Roxtec UK doubles European rail sector sales to £750,000
Apr10

Manufacturer Roxtec UK doubles European rail sector sales to £750,000

Greater Manchester based cable and pipe seal manufacturer Roxtec UK is reporting rapid growth across the European rail sector after doubling sales to more than £750,000 in the last 12 months. Roxtec Divisional Manager for Infrastructure & Industry, David Chalmers, said UK sales grew substantially by 120pc, following a series of high-profile project wins in the rail sector. The deals have contributed to sustained growth over a...

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SOURIAU hermetic connectors align expertise with an extensive product range
Apr08

SOURIAU hermetic connectors align expertise with an extensive product range

In the category of hermetic connectors destined for use in harsh environments and especially in civil and military aeronautics applications, SOURIAU offers a very wide range of products compliant with numerous standards such as EN3646, EN2997 and MIL-DTL-38999. The hermetic connectors benefit from the advantages of their specific technology, manufacturing process and quality control. The SOURIAU spirit: first-class customer service,...

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Extremely mobile – with loads up to 500 tons – igus energy chains in an ‘XXL’ size process crane
Apr09

Extremely mobile – with loads up to 500 tons – igus energy chains in an ‘XXL’ size process crane

Kranbau Köthen GmbH has built a crane with a lifting capacity of 500 tons and a special design whereby the weight distribution in two axes can be finely balanced using a special shaft end support. Here, signal and energy transmission take place via energy chains and cables from igus.‘Anything but standard’: this describes the development and production programme of Kranbau Köthen in a nutshell. The company has been manufacturing...

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Ducab revenues rise in 2018  with strong performance in UAE and abroad
Mar31

Ducab revenues rise in 2018 with strong performance in UAE and abroad

As the company commemorates four decades as a leader in the UAE’s manufacturing sector, Ducab has announced that its 2018 consolidated group sales rose to AED 4.8 billion, an increase of approximately 7% year on year.  Ducab now operates six manufacturing facilities across four sites in the UAE, employing a workforce of over 1,600. Ducab Group now comprises four business units: Ducab Wires and Cables; Ducab High Voltage (HV);...

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A Smarter MES? How CableMES is having a positive impact on bottom line
Apr01

A Smarter MES? How CableMES is having a positive impact on bottom line

CableMES is an innovative custom-built manufacturing execution system (MES) which leverages the global scaleability of the Wonderware platform together with Cimteq’s extensive advanced manufacturing knowledge. The result? An MES designed specifically to meet the needs of the cable manufacturing industry – and with an immediate impact on bottom line. A bold claim perhaps that investing in CableMES secures such a quick return on...

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Continued growth with motion plastics: igus increases sales by 8.5 percent
Apr03

Continued growth with motion plastics: igus increases sales by 8.5 percent

Configurable online, on the go and on a tablet, as a durable special part, 3D printed or equipped with smart intelligence – motion plastics are increasingly becoming high-tech components. At this year’s Hannover Fair, igus will demonstrate this development with 120 new products – from the intelligent plain bearing to the world’s first online platform that brings suppliers and users of cost-effective robotics together.With...

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Ducab appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Apr02

Ducab appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Ducab, one of the UAE’s largest manufacturing businesses, has appointed Mr. Meshal Al-Naqbi to the position of Chief Financial Officer, taking responsibility for the management of the company’s global finance operations. Al-Naqbi has been serving as the Deputy CFO at Ducab since 2016. Dr. Ahmad Bin Hassan Al Shaikh, Ducab Chairman, applauded the appointment: “Ducab are committed to continuous career development for all employees and...

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igus E2 energy chain increases the service life and reduces maintenance intervals for hydraulic hoses on construction machinery
Apr02

igus E2 energy chain increases the service life and reduces maintenance intervals for hydraulic hoses on construction machinery

Special challenges require innovative solutions. This applies to the extendable support legs on many construction vehicles, such as concrete pump trucks or mobile cranes. Here, the safe guidance of hydraulic hoses and cables is critical as they supply the continuous power to the equipment, even under high mechanical stress and tough environmental conditions. Efficient protection is provided by the E2 U-type energy chain from igus. It...

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RS Components introduces smart versions of robust and environmentally sealed circular connectors from Bulgin
Mar28

RS Components introduces smart versions of robust and environmentally sealed circular connectors from Bulgin

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has announced availability of a new programmable version of the well-known 4000 series of environmentally sealed circular connectors from Bulgin. Rated to meet different levels of prevention against dust and water ingress, including the IP66, IP67, IP68 and IP69K standards, the...

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Nexans to supply turbine cables & accessories for world’s first floating offshore wind farm operating at 66 kV
Mar26

Nexans to supply turbine cables & accessories for world’s first floating offshore wind farm operating at 66 kV

WindFloat Atlantic, a 25 megawatt (MW) floating wind farm to be installed off the coast of Portugal, is expected to demonstrate the viability of Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) technology that holds the key to an inexhaustible resource potential in Europe. It will be the world’s first large-scale commercial FOW project operating at 66 kilovolt (kV) for which Nexans will supply pre-terminated and factory-tested turbine cables as well as...

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Heilind Electronics introduces Amphenol Sine Systems Ecomate Aquarius waterproof connectors
Mar26

Heilind Electronics introduces Amphenol Sine Systems Ecomate Aquarius waterproof connectors

Heilind Electronics, an authorized distributor for Amphenol Sine Systems and a premier distributor of electronic components worldwide, is now stocking the manufacturer’s ecomate Aquarius waterproof connectors. Modeled after MIL-DTL-26482 connectors, the durable ecomate Aquarius series provides an IP68/69K waterproof rating in mated conditions. In addition, it offers UV protection, corrosion resistance and a UL94-VO flammability rating...

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Intelliconnect expands range of Precision RF and Microwave Adaptors
Mar26

Intelliconnect expands range of Precision RF and Microwave Adaptors

Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd, the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF and cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies is expanding its RF and Microwave precision connector and adaptor range. The company now offers a wider range than ever of high specification stainless steel connectors as well as in-series and between-series adaptors. Intelliconnect’s attenuators and adaptors are used where signal integrity and quality are important,...

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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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