Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain
Dec18

Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth in the region of €80 million by EWA (Electricity and Water Authority of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain) to develop a new 400 kV cable loop circuit. As part of EWA’s strategic 400 kV Transmission Development programme (2009 – 2013), this project adds a crucial link to the infrastructure of the Kingdom of...

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igus showcases smart innovations at Southern Manufacturing
Dec11

igus showcases smart innovations at Southern Manufacturing

At Southern Manufacturing, which runs from 6th – 8th February at FIVE, Farnborough, igus will showcase a wide range of cost-effective, lightweight and maintenance-free bearings and cable management systems for a variety of engineering applications. Developed to combine the advantages of the E2/000 and E4.1 in one product range, the E4.1L ‘lean’ features interior clip in slotted separators that provide up to an 80 percent assembly time...

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Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection
Dec11

Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the taking into operation of the HVDC submarine cable system built for the SA.CO.I. interconnection linking Sardinia’s electricity grid with mainland Italy. It marks a world record for the longest in-service HVDC submarine cable link. “This is an important occasion testifying to the absolute reliability, efficiency and...

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Leoni makes data centres faster with transmission speeds of 400 G via copper
Dec11

Leoni makes data centres faster with transmission speeds of 400 G via copper

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, offers 400 G copper solutions for the two latest standards for broadband data transmission in computer centres. QSFP-DD and OSFP cable systems make inter-rack connections with 400 G and more possible. A breakout version by Leoni will facilitate full compatibility between the two next-generation standards and downwards...

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Historic warship supplied by AEI Cables gets the Queen’s blessing
Dec11

Historic warship supplied by AEI Cables gets the Queen’s blessing

The biggest warship ever to be built in Britain has been commissioned by the Queen in an historic ceremony – with more than 1,800 miles of cables supplied by AEI Cables powering the vessel. The proud moment came as the Queen visited the newly-built Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier (QEC) in Portsmouth in a ceremony also attended by Princess Anne, Theresa May and the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones. The company, based at...

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Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash
Dec11

Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash

Prysmian Group and General Cable Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Prysmian will acquire General Cable for $30.00 per share in cash. The transaction values General Cable at approximately $3 billion, including debt and certain other General Cable liabilities, and represents a premium of approximately 81% to the General Cable closing price of $16.55 per share on July 14,...

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Leoni expands capacities in Mexico
Dec11

Leoni expands capacities in Mexico

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, further expands its capacities in the Americas. The company has officially opened a new, environmentally friendly Mexican wiring systems plant in the city of Merida, which will serve customers headquartered in Asia and the US. Leoni is recruiting about 2,600 people for the new location. “The new plant in Merida is a clear...

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Furukawa Electric Group Opens Second Industrial Unit in Mexico
Dec11

Furukawa Electric Group Opens Second Industrial Unit in Mexico

Furukawa Electric LatAm, a company of the Furukawa Electric Group, is opening on December 8th, a new manufacturing facility in Mexico focused on the production of solutions for the communications market. Located in Mexicali, capital of the state of Baja California, the new plant will cover 6,000 square meters with two operating units – one for the production of fiber optic cables and cordages and the other for connectorizing and...

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RS Components expands RS Pro connectors and cables range
Dec11

RS Components expands RS Pro connectors and cables range

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has substantially increased its RS Pro (https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=rspro) range of professional, affordable components with additions to its connector offering. ( http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/?searchTerm=npi-nov2017-rsproconns-1_uk&searchType=Offers&dr=N ) Designed to be serious alternatives to more...

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igus chainflex hybrid bus cables for Ethernet and Profinet moving applications in e-chains
Dec05

igus chainflex hybrid bus cables for Ethernet and Profinet moving applications in e-chains

Motion plastics specialist igus introduces single-cable solutions for use in energy chains with Ethernet or Profinet elements and power cores in the CFBUS.PUR.H01 series. Thanks to the extensive tests carried out in the igus test lab, users can not only calculate their service life online, but also get a unique guarantee of 36 months. The oil-resistant PUR outer jacket makes them suitable for moving applications in machine tools and...

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Nexans Opens the Latest High Voltage Test Laboratory at its Calais Center of Excellence
Dec03

Nexans Opens the Latest High Voltage Test Laboratory at its Calais Center of Excellence

The high voltage (HV) market is requiring an increasing number of tests at higher and higher voltage levels. In order to support this growing business, Nexans has decided to significantly enhance its testing capacity by building in Calais, France, a new state-of-the-art direct current (DC) laboratory that allows to test simultaneously three independent qualification loops. Each loop is composed of multiple cable sections and joints...

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KOSTAL Kontakt Systeme and HUBER+SUHNER to collaborate on innovative automotive radio frequency connections
Dec05

KOSTAL Kontakt Systeme and HUBER+SUHNER to collaborate on innovative automotive radio frequency connections

HUBER+SUHNER, one of the world’s leading suppliers of electrical and optical connectivity, and KOSTAL Kontakt Systeme, a global provider of innovative automotive contact systems, have reached a framework agreement for a strategic collaboration with a focus on the technology fields of cables and contact/connector systems. The two companies, represented by Reto Bolt, COO of the HUBER+SUHNER Radio Frequency Division,...

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HUBER+SUHNER showcases superior aerospace solutions at SpaceCom2017
Dec03

HUBER+SUHNER showcases superior aerospace solutions at SpaceCom2017

Global leader in space, defense and aviation connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, is set to showcase its extensive aerospace solution portfolio for the first time at SpaceCom2017 in Houston, Texas next week. As the nation’s top conference for space technologies and new business opportunities, SpaceCom brings together over 250 NASA executives and businesses to discuss new space technologies and assets. “We are currently in a unique position,...

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Nexans Launches New Tray Cable Range For Dynamic Applications
Dec03

Nexans Launches New Tray Cable Range For Dynamic Applications

Tray cables have developed an excellent reputation for providing robust and reliable power and control connections for static automation applications on assembly lines, bottle filling, packaging machines or machine tools. However, the fast-moving automation sector now often calls for cables that can handle motion in several axes, severe acceleration and braking and a vast number of bending cycles. In most cases a standard tray cable...

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Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017
Nov27

Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will exhibit its extended portfolio of products and services at the Wind Europe Annual Event 2017 in Amsterdam from 28th to 30th November (RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Booth 1C50). The range on display will include AC and DC power transmission submarine cable systems, advanced turbine cabling solutions specifically designed to meet highly demanding...

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Ursula Ida Lapp Receives the Business Medal of the State of Baden-Württemberg
Nov27

Ursula Ida Lapp Receives the Business Medal of the State of Baden-Württemberg

During a ceremony at the former royal palace in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg economic minister Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut awarded the state’s business medal to Ursula Ida Lapp. The medal represents a tremendous honour bestowed on an outstanding businesswoman. Among the federal state’s most prestigious honours, it is awarded only to people who have made an outstanding contribution to the economy of Baden-Württemberg....

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New Control Cable for Power Chains
Nov27

New Control Cable for Power Chains

More standards, fewer costs. The new ÖLFLEX® CHAIN TM power and control cable from Lapp helps make parts and inventory management easier. The new cable will be presented at the SPS IPC Drives 2017 trade fair in Nuremberg (hall 2, stand 310). NEC and NFPA certifications for North America mean that the control cable is approved for a wide range of applications. For users, this reduces the need to grapple with complex and time-consuming...

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Fast PROFINET® cables for industrial networks
Nov21

Fast PROFINET® cables for industrial networks

Above all, PROFINET® cables must be fast and guarantee secure data transmission. The new ETHERLINE® PN Cat.7 cables presented by Lapp at SPS IPC Drives 2017 (hall 2, stand 310) are outstanding models in this regard. The cables are primarily intended for use in machines, systems and network infrastructure, especially in cases where large amounts of data are transferred at high speed. For example, this is the case in systems with...

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Leoni continues successful business performance in the 3rd quarter
Nov20

Leoni continues successful business performance in the 3rd quarter

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, continued its successful business performance in the 3rd quarter with consolidated sales of EUR 1.19 billion (previous year: EUR 1.07 billion) and consolidated EBIT of EUR 46.4 million (previous year incl. the charge due to the fraud case: a loss of EUR 12.7 million). This prompted an adjustment to the full-year forecast:...

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Prysmian to power the Louvre Abu Dhabi
Nov20

Prysmian to power the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, supplied over 500 km of FP Fire Resistant cables for the Louvre Abu Dhabi, which opened its doors to the public on last November 11th. The company supplied its enhanced fire resistant cables, a mixture of both FPPLUS and FPPLUS FLEX cables, which offer extended fire survival times, coupled with low flame spread and very low emission of smoke and...

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