igus e-spool guides cables effortlessly in complex kinetic sculpture
Nov16

igus e-spool guides cables effortlessly in complex kinetic sculpture

A highly complex control, audio and power cable management system, at a height of four metres – these were the challenges for a new work of art. The solution: e-spool from igus ensures reliable cable feed in a confined space even under the toughest of time pressures. It was quick to install, and easy to maintain and operate. A kinetic sculpture consisting of 168 metal spheres, each of which can be positioned individually, hangs...

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Cimteq receives £2.5m Investment to Support Significant Growth Plan
Oct30

Cimteq receives £2.5m Investment to Support Significant Growth Plan

Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) has invested £2.5 million into Cimteq Limited (“Cimteq”). This investment will enable the company to take the next step in its development and expansion over the next few years. Foresight is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager which has been investing in technology companies for over 30 years. Ali Shehab established Cimteq in 1998 to provide business software...

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HUBER+SUHNER remains on strong growth path after three quarters
Oct25

HUBER+SUHNER remains on strong growth path after three quarters

Third quarter sales also significantly up on previous year – all three technology segments with order intake and sales up after nine months – positive outlook for 2018 as a whole confirmed Order intake and net sales after nine months 2018 2017 Change in % in CHF million Order intake 722.8 623.6 16 Radio Frequency 204.0 180.3 13 Fiber Optics 281.3 263.7 7 Low Frequency 237.4 179.6 32 Net sales 685.4 588.3 17 Radio Frequency 193.0 173.1...

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igus innovations take centre stage at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show
Oct05

igus innovations take centre stage at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show

At the 10th Anniversary of the Advanced Engineering show, 31st October to 1st November, igus will present its latest innovations developed through pre-tested products designed specially to fulfil the needs of engineers. The products showcased on the stand, D32, have been through rigorous testing at its 2,750m² test facility. This was the case when teams from igus developed a honeycomb structure to provide unique strain relief...

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Madem Gulf Industries Bahrain to introduce wooden Pellets to their product line
Oct03

Madem Gulf Industries Bahrain to introduce wooden Pellets to their product line

Madem Gulf Industries located in the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces the introduction of wooden pellets to their product line along with a 4.000 m2 (43.000sf) expansion of the current factory. This overall investment of USD 2 million is already under progress and activities is expected to commence by beginning of 2019. This initiative will further add to the green concept of Madem Group (ISO 14.000 and green certification www.PEFC.org)...

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Cimteq demonstrates its capabilities at Wire China 2018
Oct02

Cimteq demonstrates its capabilities at Wire China 2018

Cimteq Ltd exhibited at Wire China on 26-29th September 2018 at Shanghai International New Expo Centre. Wire China is recognized as the largest trade fair for its industry in Wire Asia. The company was showcasing its flagship products CableBuilder and CableMES, a Manufacturing Execution System specifically for the wire and cable manufacturing industry. Yufei Du, Business Development Manager, APAC, and Matt Rowlands, Manufacturing...

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Safely guided in any orientation: new igus lokchain with dynamic pins
Sep26

Safely guided in any orientation: new igus lokchain with dynamic pins

igus has introduced lokchain; a new e-chain concept with dynamically locking pins and a compact guide trough for the guidance of all media types. The pins extend automatically to hold the e-chain securely in the guide trough, allowing completely new machine design concepts for vertical, hanging or circular applications. “Even long travels with a moving lower run are possible by fixing the lokchain in the upper run trough,” says Justin...

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Niehoff at wire India 2018
Sep26

Niehoff at wire India 2018

Maschinenfabrik Niehoff and Niehoff of India (NoI), its Indian subsidiary, will display at the wire India 2018 trade fair, hall 1, booth H 18, a 32 wire multiwire drawing machine type MMH 121 and a stranding machine for data cables type DSI 631 with backtwist pay-off type ARD 630. Furthermore there will be shown a range of wear and tear parts, spare parts and services of the “Niehoff Original+” label. Co-exhibitors Niehoff...

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Cimteq exhibits at Wire China 2018
Sep20

Cimteq exhibits at Wire China 2018

Specifically built for the wire and cable manufacturing industry, CableMES is proven to provide a very quick return on investment, maximising plant production, improving product quality, reducing inventory and ensuring on time delivery. As a supervisory system, CableMES offers Real-Time visibility of the shop floor, production order sequencing and batching, drum & raw material management, tracks work in progress and is used to...

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InnoVites at Wire India 2018: innovative software solutions for Smart Cable Factories
Sep20

InnoVites at Wire India 2018: innovative software solutions for Smart Cable Factories

India is an important market for InnoVites, and we look forward to meeting many of our customers at the Wire India show, Mumbai. InnoVites delivers industry software for wire and cable manufacturers. The InnoVites CableSuite is the industry-specific IT platform that turns wire and cable factories into smart factories. CableSuite CableSuite is the most comprehensive and fully integrated enterprise software that supports all business...

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Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service
Sep17

Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service

Swan Hunter have completed mobilisation and commissioning of our new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment onboard the ASV Pioneer barge, for client CWind in support of their ‘Complete Cable Care’ service offering. The new basket carousel, has been mobilised onto the barge in the smallest of four configurations, at 2000Te capacity, but can be extended up to 7000Te due to it’s modular design. In addition to the carousel,...

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Wire Strand Roller Compaction Boost for Bar Products & Services Ltd
Sep21

Wire Strand Roller Compaction Boost for Bar Products & Services Ltd

Wire Strand Roller Compaction Units and rollers has become one of the success stories for BAR Products & Services Ltd over recent years. 2018 is no exception, with Units and rollers being shipped to rope manufacturers all over the world. Steven Rika, Managing Director, commented, “We have seen the demand for Roller Compaction Units, and the rollers themselves, increase since the Wire Dusseldorf show back in April. This didn’t...

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Convenient cable test and diagnostics – even in the city!
Aug22

Convenient cable test and diagnostics – even in the city!

The new Megger Centrix City cable test van has been specifically developed to allow users to take advanced cable testing and diagnostic facilities right into the heart of congested cities, where access may be difficult for larger cable test vehicles. An invaluable aid for reducing downtime in low-voltage networks, the Centrix City is based on the proven and highly regarded Megger Centrix design, which allows all major functions to be...

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From 5G to MLUH HV – Interview with HUBER+SUHNER
Aug13

From 5G to MLUH HV – Interview with HUBER+SUHNER

Cable Technology News recently arranged an interview with Miroslaw Mrozik – Head of product management of fibre connectivity outdoor at HUBER+SUHNER, titled: From 5G to MLUHV.

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VX25 Enclosure Transition Made Easy
Aug15

VX25 Enclosure Transition Made Easy

Rittal is supporting control and switchgear engineering as it transitions to Industry 4.0 and adopts its new VX25 large enclosure system. The new VX25 conversion assistant for parts lists (www.rittal.com/vx25conversionhelp) provides free data and an intelligent selector and configurator, simplifying the transition from the TS 8 enclosure system to the new VX25 large enclosure system. Control and switchgear manufacturers wanting to...

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Cimteq to exhibit at Wire China 2018
Aug09

Cimteq to exhibit at Wire China 2018

How Smart is your Cable Factory? Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 is not the future, it is here and yielding benefits by those that adopt its concept. The cable factory is now starting to adopt the principles of Industry 4.0. You may think of it as a revolution, or an evolution of automated systems of the past. Smart assets are here, and they are becoming smarter. Smart is not just about doing things better, but doing things differently. If...

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igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables
Jul17

igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables

With the introduction of the CF.Q module, igus has further developed its smart plastics offering. The module checks and evaluates cable health in real time and recommends maintenance or replacement in good time. When used in combination with isense, new possibilities of digitalisation and networking to make maintenance easier and more efficient and thus save money. “At the heart of every intelligent cable from igus is a complex sensor...

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Megger takes cable test into the city
Jul11

Megger takes cable test into the city

Cable test vans in the new Megger Compact City range provide a fast, easy and convenient solution for single-phase testing, diagnosis and fault location on underground cables up to 33 kV. The new test vans are an exceptionally useful tool for minimising network downtime and consumer minutes lost. In addition, thanks to their exceptionally compact design, they can be used conveniently in crowded inner city and residential areas, even...

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Niehoff at wire China 2018
Jul09

Niehoff at wire China 2018

Maschinenfabrik Niehoff and Niehoff Machinery Changzhou Co., Ltd. (NMC), Niehoff’s Chinese subsidiary, will display at the wire China 2018 trade fair, booth W1F63, an MMH 101 + RM 161 type multiwire drawing line from Germany, as well as a high speed double twist bunching machine type D 631.5 and an NPS SV 400 D type double spooler, both built by NMC. The booth was increased by 100 m² to 250 m² which shows that the wire China trade...

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Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility
Jun27

Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced that its cabinet solutions and accessories are now available in white and light grey, improving visibility and delivering a clean, modern look for today’s data centres and telecommunications spaces. In addition to existing black (RAL 9011), Siemon’s VersaPOD®, V800™, V600™ and wall-mount cabinets are now available in white (RAL 9003) and light grey (RAL 7035)....

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