igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts
May22

igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts

To avoid machine downtime, it is important to use robust and long-lasting machine elements. Here, self-lubricating and maintenance-free high-performance plastics from igus show their advantages. Using industrial forklifts as an example, the areas where motion plastics from igus can be used are highlighted. Defects that require emergency repair of the forklift may cause unnecessary expenditure as it cannot be used during maintenance,”...

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Successful wire 2018, stable order situation, new projects
May17

Successful wire 2018, stable order situation, new projects

Niehoff and the trade fair wire 2018 Maschinenfabrik Niehoff, one of the leading manufacturers of machinery engineered for the wire and cable industry, can look back on a successful participation in the wire 2018 trade fair. The Niehoff team welcomed long-standing Niehoff customers as well as a number of potential new customers. Niehoff´s success is completely in tune with the trend of the trade fair, whose number of visitors (71,500...

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LAPP launches new brand identity at Hanover Trade Fair
Apr23

LAPP launches new brand identity at Hanover Trade Fair

One company, one name – worldwide LAPP, the expert in connection technology, is developing its brand. By using the name LAPP – in capital letters and with no additions – the family company is underlining its international alignment and positioning as a leading supplier of connection solutions. In future, national subsidiaries and departments will all operate under the name LAPP with no additions. The message is clear...

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Megger’s cable test van sets new standards
Apr25

Megger’s cable test van sets new standards

Cable test vans in the new Megger Centrix 2.0 range provide a fast, easy and convenient solution for testing, diagnosis and fault location on underground cables. The new test vans are an exceptionally useful tool for ensuring that network downtime and consumer minutes lost are kept to an absolute minimum. Centrix 2.0 vans are equipped with the latest generation of non-destructive cable diagnostic systems and are arranged so that all...

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Simpler, Thanks to Reduced Complexity
Apr25

Simpler, Thanks to Reduced Complexity

Less is more;  that is the philosophy behind Rittal’s new VX25 large enclosure system. The new range has helped to reduce complexity in enclosure systems significantly thanks to a consistent 25 mm pitch pattern and complete symmetry. The number of common parts has also been significantly increased, which means fewer components and therefore far less storage space.  Rittal is launching a new chapter in enclosure technology, with the...

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Rittal to Launch Innovative New Enclosure Designed for Rail Industry at Infrarail 2018
Apr25

Rittal to Launch Innovative New Enclosure Designed for Rail Industry at Infrarail 2018

Rittal’s innovative new generation Location Case enclosure will be the main attraction on its Stand D11 at Infrarail 2018. Rittal is one of the world’s leading system suppliers for housing and enclosure technologies, combining a focus on energy conservation with efficient engineering. The company’s renowned infrastructure system offers five perfectly matched modules: rack, power, cooling, security, along with monitoring and...

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Cimteq printing 3D, designed on CableBuilder at Wire Dusseldorf
Apr17

Cimteq printing 3D, designed on CableBuilder at Wire Dusseldorf

Cimteq is printing 3D prints at Wire Dusseldorf. This print took 10 minutes to design in CableBuilder, 20 minutes to get it ready for 3D printing, and 84 hours to print in 5 colours (200mm tall). Material cost, $12 USD. Visit us in Hall 11 D15 to see a live demo. Our vast experience of the cable industry spans many industry sectors. Depending on the sector in which your company operates, your requirements will have specific...

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Industrial coding and marking solutions for demanding production environments
Apr13

Industrial coding and marking solutions for demanding production environments

Domino will be showcasing intelligent coding and marking solutions at wire 2018 in Düsseldorf, Hall 12, Stand 12E72, for industrial products, secondary and tertiary packaging for the extrusion industry, e.g. cable and wire production and processing, plastic pipes and profiles, and many more. The coding and marking systems print fixed and variable data, symbols, logos, batch numbers, metre and inch marks, version and type designations,...

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igus energy chains and cables breathe life into replacement lift bridge
Apr11

igus energy chains and cables breathe life into replacement lift bridge

Spanning the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine, the Memorial Bridge has served as a landmark since it opened in 1923. The vertical lift bridge, originally designed by J.A. Waddell, bears a nearly century-old plaque marking it an official memorial to New Hampshire military casualties of World War I. The original bridge, deemed structurally deficient, was demolished in early 2012, and the new,...

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Innovative Ellis secures US Army Corps of Engineers civil works project
Apr11

Innovative Ellis secures US Army Corps of Engineers civil works project

Cable cleats designed and manufactured in Yorkshire by Ellis have been specified and installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at the Fort Randall dam in Pickstown, South Dakota. The Fort Randall Dam Pipe Cable System Replacement project is being overseen by the USACE and involves the removal of 48,000ft of single conductor oil impregnated paper insulated copper cable, eight oil filled pipe cables and 8,000ft of steel...

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Rittal Hits the Road with Routeco Live 2018
Apr11

Rittal Hits the Road with Routeco Live 2018

Rittal will again be joining Routeco Live in 2018, to showcase its renowned infrastructure solutions – widely specified as the No.1 choice for protecting critical equipment – and demonstrate how its products and services can address specific problems faced by different industries. This year, the Routeco shows are visiting three venues across the UK, featuring the latest industrial controls and automation products. Whether you are a...

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Excel Announced As A Finalist In The 2018 DCS Awards
Apr11

Excel Announced As A Finalist In The 2018 DCS Awards

Excel Networking Solutions, the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider, has been announced as a finalist in two categories for this year’s DCS Awards. The categories are Data Centre PDU Product of the Year for the Intelligent PDU Family, as well as Data Centre Cabinets and Racks Product of the Year for the Co-Location Rack, launched into the comprehensive series of Environ racks and cabinets in Q4 2017. The DCS awards are...

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Digitization – Niehoff at wire 2018
Apr06

Digitization – Niehoff at wire 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany, 16 – 20 April 2018, Booth 10C06 Maschinenfabrik Niehoff, one of the leading manufacturers of machinery engineered for the wire and cable industry, will be exhibiting at the wire 2018 at booth 10C06. The following equipment will be on display: > a multiwire drawing line type MMH 121 + RM 161, > a D 632 type double twist bunching machine, > an NPS double spooler type SV 402 D, > a rotary braiding machine BMV 16. On...

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Ridgway Machines moving forward and expanding
Apr04

Ridgway Machines moving forward and expanding

Ridgway Machines, a leading manufacturer of precision taping and winding machines today announced it is expanding its design department to drive the business forward by providing innovative solutions for customers. This will help meet demand for their technically advanced machines designed for a range of industries such as aerospace, aviation, automotive, energy, nuclear and subsea. This technical focus is part of a recent...

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Rope Strand Compaction gives Bar Products & Services a first Quarter Boost
Apr04

Rope Strand Compaction gives Bar Products & Services a first Quarter Boost

Bar Products & Services Ltd has supplied 3 Wire Strand Compaction Units into Turkey and Austria during the first few weeks of 2018, with 3 further units in production for delivery during April 2018. A fantastic start to the year for Bar Products & Services, with enquiries from the USA, Europe and China looking likely to result in firm orders as the benefits of the Strand Compaction Units gains a higher profile around the...

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Set the stage: with igus’ easy cable management systems at this year’s ABTT show
Mar29

Set the stage: with igus’ easy cable management systems at this year’s ABTT show

The show must go on and this year, at Alexandra Palace, igus (Stand B30) will be on hand to help you make sure it does! Specialised igus product managers will be demonstrating technology innovations made with the modern theatre in mind. The exhibition, which runs from 6th – 7th June, is a significant date in the calendar for professionals working with pro audio, lighting, broadcast, AV, rigging and stage technologies. With the...

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HUBER+SUHNER remains on a path of growth
Mar30

HUBER+SUHNER remains on a path of growth

All three technology segments recorded an increase in both order intake and net sales – EBIT margin slightly below medium-term target range – turnaround for Low Frequency – lower profitability in Fiber Optics – minor acquisition specifically to strengthen expertise in the radio frequency systems business Key figures in CHF million 2017 20161 Change in % Group Order intake 826.3 746.6 10.7 Net sales 774.0 737.2 5.0 EBIT 58.1 69.7 -16.6...

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ADVARIS exhibiting at Wire 2018
Mar20

ADVARIS exhibiting at Wire 2018

At this year’s Wire in Düsseldorf, Germany ADVARIS Informationssysteme GmbH is presenting the latest version of “ADVARIS Cable”, its all-in-one solution for cable design, manufacturing execution, plant maintenance and warehouse management. CEO Dr. Manfred Moser says: “ADVARIS Cable is the most comprehensive, fully integrated operations management system for cable and wire producers available on the market today. With real-time...

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Module connect allows connection of electrical cables, fibre optic cables and pneumatics
Mar20

Module connect allows connection of electrical cables, fibre optic cables and pneumatics

With module connect, igus has developed a novel plug-in connector for the connection of electrical cables, fibre-optic cables and pneumatics. Thanks to the modular system, an individual plug-in/separation point can be configured as a module from several plug housings. The system can be mounted on the e-chain, between different e-chains or directly on the switch cabinet and is used wherever a large number of cables are plugged into a...

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Transformation and Generational Change
Mar16

Transformation and Generational Change

The Lapp family, the owners of the Lapp Group, started planning for the generational change at an early stage. At Lapp, that is simply part of the response to rapid social and economic change. This change entails enormous adjustments for the family-owned company as well as the economy at large. Since 2017, the third generation of the Lapp family has also been taking up responsibility within the company. For almost 60 years, Ursula Ida...

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