Live demonstrations by igus at this year’s Manufacturing Management show
Oct16

Live demonstrations by igus at this year’s Manufacturing Management show

Motion plastics specialist, igus, will be displaying a variety of components and solutions for automation and robotics at the upcoming Manufacturing Management Show on stand G14, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Product experts will be on hand, demonstrating effective automation solutions for a vast range of applications. Additionally, attendees can observe an exciting demonstration of the robolink D system. The system is made up of...

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Fluke Networks Opens LinkWare Live™ Platform to Developers, Introduces LinkWare Live Affiliate Program
Oct16

Fluke Networks Opens LinkWare Live™ Platform to Developers, Introduces LinkWare Live Affiliate Program

Fluke Networks introduced the LinkWare Live Affiliates program, inviting companies and developers to create services and products integrated with the LinkWare Live cloud platform that will benefit and better serve contractors and cabling installers. Fluke Networks LinkWare Live is the industry leading cable certification project management platform, used by the professionals who install and maintain the infrastructure of today’s...

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HUBER+SUHNER to highlight latest developments in RF energy technology at SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit
Oct11

HUBER+SUHNER to highlight latest developments in RF energy technology at SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit

HUBER+SUHNER, leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, is set to highlight the latest developments in RF energy technology at the SmarterWorldRF Energy Summit, taking place October 17 in Erding, Germany. At the Summit, attendees will learn about the latest developments of solid state RF energy technology, which promises to change the landscape of many commercial applications...

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Siemon launches LightStack 8 ultra high-density plug and play fibre system
Oct02

Siemon launches LightStack 8 ultra high-density plug and play fibre system

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has expanded its line of LightHouse™ advanced fibre cabling solutions with LightStack® 8. This new ultra high-density plug and play system offers efficient and cost-effective support of current and future 8-fibre applications. LightStack 8 provides an easy and efficient migration path to 40 and 100 Gb/s speeds in data centre switch-to-switch backbone links to enable faster...

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Ridgway Machines Innovative New High Speed Taping Line
Sep27

Ridgway Machines Innovative New High Speed Taping Line

Ridgway Machines have manufactured a new compact high speed taping machine that can precisely apply up to two individual tapes per head onto small round or rectangle wires. The state of the art modular design also means it can be built to different specifications such as 1, 2 or 3 bay. Twin servo motor technology ensures the fast and accurate application of the applied tapes. The taping head is designed to accommodate both flat and...

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How Cimteq’s CableBuilder improves your CPR Compliance
Sep25

How Cimteq’s CableBuilder improves your CPR Compliance

On 1st July 2017, the EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR) came into force. All cables supplied to the construction industry have a mandatory requirement to apply the new extended CE marking to their products. The regulation provides a common language to assess the performance of construction products to fire. It ensures that reliable information is available to professionals, public authorities, and consumers, so they can...

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The top five Chinese producers to make a keynote address at CRU’s 3rd World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference in Wuhan
Sep20

The top five Chinese producers to make a keynote address at CRU’s 3rd World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference in Wuhan

CRU’s World Optical Fibre & Cable conference, which has experienced rapid growth since its successful launch in 2015, will be returning to the Optical Valley in Wuhan later in the year and will be hosted again by YOFC, one of the leading manufacturers in the optical communications industry. CRU is expecting over 700 attendees in November for what has now become firmly established as the world’s premier event for producers of...

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Belden Introduces New Products to Enhance Productivity at SPS/IPC/Drives 2017
Sep20

Belden Introduces New Products to Enhance Productivity at SPS/IPC/Drives 2017

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, will demonstrate at SPS/IPC/Drives 2017 in Nuremberg how the company can deliver connectivity solutions that will help to leverage the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). In addition, the Belden team will present a number of new products and technologies from its Belden, Hirschmann and Lumberg Automation product ranges designed to...

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Renfe High-Speed Train TV Service Runs on Belden Switches
Sep18

Renfe High-Speed Train TV Service Runs on Belden Switches

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is supplying components for an updated multimedia network for Renfe’s high-speed trains, in a project led by Telefonica. Belden’s reputation, railway experience and proven technology combined to help win the contract. Belden is part of a team working on the award-nominated PlayRenfe project managed by Telefonica to enable ‘TV anywhere’ on...

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Unique separator system from igus speeds up e-chain harnessing
Sep12

Unique separator system from igus speeds up e-chain harnessing

Developed to combine the advantages of the E2/000 and E4.1 in one product range, the E4.1L was developed specifically to save assembly time. In comparison with standard interior separation, the E4.1L ‘lean’ features interior clip in slotted separators that provide up to an 80 percent assembly time saving. The E4.1L system is the ideal energy chain for protecting and guiding moving cables and hoses on applications of all kinds, where...

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Lapp Group presents globally available system solutions at EMO 2017
Sep06

Lapp Group presents globally available system solutions at EMO 2017

For machine tool manufacturers, lean processes are a vital part of staying competitive on the international market. The Lapp Group, global market leader for integrated cabling and connectivity solutions, will show how the sector can make connection technology more efficient at EMO Hannover 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for metalworking (hall 25, stand E 35). The Stuttgart-Based company will present its ÖLFLEX® CONNECT range of...

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Southwire Now Offers Connectors, Tools Designed with Mini-Split Installations in Mind
Sep07

Southwire Now Offers Connectors, Tools Designed with Mini-Split Installations in Mind

Southwire, one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers, has enhanced its EZ-In™ Mini-Split cable offering with connectors and tools created to make installations faster and easier. “The best connectors and tools for EZ-In Mini-Split cables are those designed to work with mini-split solutions in mind,” said Chuck Eddy, VP, HVAC Sales. “Our connectors fit perfectly with both our mini-split cables and...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase new solutions at DSEI 2017
Sep05

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase new solutions at DSEI 2017

Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, will showcase its innovative solutions with military applications at DSEI 2017 – the world leading Defence and Security Event. Among these technologies will be HUBER+SUHNER’s Direct GPS-over-Fiber solution, which perfectly addresses the power supply challenges within a GPS system by making use of newly developed...

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Lapp strengthens its commitment to education
Sep04

Lapp strengthens its commitment to education

At the start of the new 2017/2018 apprenticeship year, 23 young men and women started their careers at Lapp Group’s main site in Stuttgart, Germany. This is three more than in the previous year. “As a family business, we take our social responsibility very seriously. We want to give young people good opportunities for the future. A good apprenticeship forms the foundation of this”, explains Matthias Lapp, CEO of U.I. Lapp GmbH. “We...

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igus guidefast control system for the manual control of indoor cranes
Sep04

igus guidefast control system for the manual control of indoor cranes

More and more crane technology companies rely on modern cable guidance with energy chains. With the new guidefast control system, igus has now developed an energy supply system that can also feed a manual overhead crane pendant on indoor cranes. Quick and easy to assemble, the guidefast control needs only a small installation space and can be adapted to suit almost any crane application. While energy chain systems are becoming the...

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Lapp expands international assembly business
Aug28

Lapp expands international assembly business

Lapp is continuing to expand its international network for the production of pre-assembled cable solutions. Many of these are manufactured at the company’s new facility in the Czech town of Otrokovice. Here, Lapp produces everything from simple solutions to complete drag chains for customers all over Europe. The facility is another piece in the puzzle of Lapp’s international production network, which includes plants in Europe, Asia...

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HUBER+SUHNER: Dynamic growth in the first half of the year
Aug23

HUBER+SUHNER: Dynamic growth in the first half of the year

Lower profitability, but within the mid-term target range – positive signals from strategic growth initiatives Key figures* The first half-year saw a mixed picture for HUBER+SUHNER: a significant increase in net sales – compared to the very strong previous year period – stood in contrast to a slightly reduced profitability. Order intake rose sharply to CHF 425.1 million (+9.5 %), while net sales also increased dynamically to CHF 410.7...

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Lapp Panamá becomes fully-fledged distribution company
Aug21

Lapp Panamá becomes fully-fledged distribution company

The Lapp Group is further expanding its global distribution network: Lapp Panamá is now a fully-fledged distribution company. At the opening of the new distribution centre in early June, which now includes its own warehouse, Matthias Lapp, CEO of U.I. Lapp GmbH said: “Throughout the world we are there for our customers, and they value our short response and delivery times, along with our in-depth understanding of their markets and...

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RS Components introduces robust portable label printer for custom labelling
Aug17

RS Components introduces robust portable label printer for custom labelling

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a new high-end thermal-transfer label printer that has been designed for quick and efficient customised identification of wires, cables and components. The new BMP61 label printer from Brady is a highly useful tool for those working in market sectors that use a sizeable amount of cables that require labelling, such as...

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Light and strong: igus aluminium support trays for energy chains in corrosive environments
Aug15

Light and strong: igus aluminium support trays for energy chains in corrosive environments

When energy chains operate in “unsupported” mode, support trays enable the lower run of the chain to roll smoothly and securely. In addition to galvanised steel and stainless steel trays, igus now offers a lightweight option made of anodised aluminium for use in corrosive environments. The structure of the aluminium support tray consists of two side plates, each equipped with a damping profile and a sliding bar; this guarantees...

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