Leoni certifies cables to new CC-Link IE standard: Fast communication for Industry 4.0
Jan30

Leoni certifies cables to new CC-Link IE standard: Fast communication for Industry 4.0

CC-Link IE, as the leading protocol in Asia, guarantees high speed, various applications and is compatible with the IEEE Ethernet standard Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, has been certified by the CLPA (CC-Link Partner Association) for two new CC-Link IE Field cables. These cables guarantee high speeds at the field level and thereby support all the key...

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Ducab partners with UAE renewables pioneer, Almaden Emirates Fortune Power LLC
Jan28

Ducab partners with UAE renewables pioneer, Almaden Emirates Fortune Power LLC

Ducab’s role in the development of the region’s solar power sector is growing, through the company’s new partnership with solar business developer and manufacturer, Almaden Emirates Fortune Power LLC (AEFP), a joint venture between Emirates Fortune Group and Almaden Mena FZE. With several solar power plant development projects in the GCC, Africa, and Central Asian countries, AEFP selected Ducab, as a leading manufacturer of energy...

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Leoni to showcase high-speed connections for data centers with transfer rates of 400 Gbit/s and more at  DesignCon
Jan31

Leoni to showcase high-speed connections for data centers with transfer rates of 400 Gbit/s and more at DesignCon

Direct Attach Copper cable assemblies (DACs) and Active Optical Cables (AOCs) provide outstanding signal integrity (SI) together with low power consumption Friesoythe – Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will present its high-speed connections for data centers at the DesignCon from January 29 to 31, 2019 in Santa Clara, CA (Booth 949). Alongside an extended...

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JDR wins 2nd offshore wind contract for major project in Taiwan
Jan29

JDR wins 2nd offshore wind contract for major project in Taiwan

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, owned by the TFKable Group, has been selected by Jan De Nul to supply subsea power cables and accessories for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Wind Farm Phase One. The project is located off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan. It is being developed by Taipower with a consortium of Jan De...

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HUBER+SUHNER grows strongly
Jan24

HUBER+SUHNER grows strongly

In the 2018 financial year, HUBER+SUHNER increased net sales by 14.3 % year-on-year to CHF 885 million. Organically, i.e. adjusted for portfolio, currency and copper effects, growth was at a high 13.6 %. Compared to the previous year, order intake grew by 10.8 % to CHF 915 million.  The increase in both order intake and net sales was supported by a positive development in all three main markets – communication, transportation, and...

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AFL launches new Plenum tight buffered fiber optic cable
Jan30

AFL launches new Plenum tight buffered fiber optic cable

AFL, an international manufacture of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, introduces its high fiber count Indoor/Outdoor Plenum tight buffered cables. Ideal for campus environments, the helically-stranded design is available from 36 to 72 fibers. The sub-units and outer sheath contain a UV stabilizer and anti-fungus protection for use in outdoor applications. The OFNP cable features water-blocked sub-units which meet water...

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Prysmian Group’s plant in Slatina, Romania, awarded by JAC for sustainability performance
Jan24

Prysmian Group’s plant in Slatina, Romania, awarded by JAC for sustainability performance

The award confirms Prysmian Group’s commitment to promoting CSR in all business areas: social, environmental and economic Prysmian Group’s plant in Slatina, Romania, the largest optical cable plant in Europe, has received special recognition from JAC (Joint Audit Cooperation) for its high sustainability performance. The ceremony was held today, in Shenzhen, as part of the 8th JAC Forum during which the companies in the ICT...

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New chainflex CF8821 data cable for e-chains, with guaranteed service life and UL approval
Jan22

New chainflex CF8821 data cable for e-chains, with guaranteed service life and UL approval

igus introduces the CF8821 data cable as a cost-effective alternative to standard chainflex cable for builders of equipment with low duty cycles, such as adjustment devices, encoder units, and wood or stone processing machines. With the new series, machine builders can save up to 30% cost and still get a cable with UL approval. “One of the biggest challenges for international plant manufacturers is the different technical standards...

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Cabling technology offers peace of mind
Jan14

Cabling technology offers peace of mind

Those responsible for the specification of products which go into new modern buildings have been asking for safe, approved cabling which play a critical part in electrical supply systems. Here, Graham Turner of AEI Cable explains the issues and emerging solutions. As new buildings become increasingly complex, those making decisions in the supply chain need to know that the products they are specifying are safe and compliant, meeting...

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Belden highlights portfolio of current AV products
Jan17

Belden highlights portfolio of current AV products

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, will be showcasing its extensive range of well-established Belden AV products at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam from 5 to 8 February. Highlights will include a number of innovative technologies and solutions to support digital buildings. Belden AV products have a strong reputation for delivering signal transmission...

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L-com reveals new premium shielded plenum Cat6a cable assemblies and bulk cable
Jan17

L-com reveals new premium shielded plenum Cat6a cable assemblies and bulk cable

L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has unveiled a new series of premium, plenum-rated, Cat6a cable assemblies and bulk cable designed for environments that require the strictest burn rating. L-com’s new shielded, plenum, Cat6a Ethernet cables feature a plenum (CMP) and FT6-rated jacket that is fire retardant, making them compliant with building...

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Ultra-Flexible Coaxial Cables
Jan17

Ultra-Flexible Coaxial Cables

Cicoil, the inventor of High Performance Flat Cables, now offers ultra-flexible Coaxial Cables for high speed data and video transmission applications.  The low capacitance designs offer maximum signal integrity, low line to line skew and protection from extremely harsh environments. Cicoil’s standard 30 AWG Coax Cables are available in 50 Ohm and 75 Ohm versions with 1 to 8 coax conductors, and are excellent for use in Mil-Aero,...

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JMA Wireless and HUBER+SUHNER introduce industry’s most compact and economical macro cell site cabling solution
Jan09

JMA Wireless and HUBER+SUHNER introduce industry’s most compact and economical macro cell site cabling solution

JMA Wireless, a global leader of wireless communications solutions, has partnered with HUBER+SUHNER, a leading supplier in FO and RF connectivity for the global communication market, to provide the most economical hybrid power plus fiber Cell Site Cabling Solution (FttA+PttA) on the market. By complementing a small size, modern design, hybrid cable system with a compact and highly innovative DC up-converter, this new offering helps to...

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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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Completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link
Jan11

Completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN Transmission), the wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE plc, has completed the construction, commissioning and energisation of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link. Caithness-Moray is the largest single investment ever undertaken by the SSE Group and represents the most significant investment in the north of Scotland electricity transmission system since the...

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Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth
Jan09

Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth

In support of the company’s five-year strategic plan and in an effort to grow sustainably and profitably, Southwire recently announced that it will reorganize its executive leadership and business structure. Through this new alignment, Southwire is placing an increased emphasis on its core wire and cable business and looking at opportunities to focus more intently on areas like metals management, modernization, research and...

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Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid
Jan08

Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target for renewable energy resources to meet 100 percent of the country’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. Large onshore wind farms will play a key role in meeting this target, such as the 88 megawatt (MW) Kype Muir wind farm, where Nexans has just completed a project to provide a 16 km 132 kilovolt (kV) underground grid connection for SP Energy Networks. With a total capacity...

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Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions
Dec31

Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres. The new SPEL lab is the latest addition to Sterlite Tech’s other innovation and research centres. The Company is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for photonics and glass...

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Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable
Dec17

Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable

Terna’s MONITA (MONtenegro – ITAly) project to link the power grids between the Balkan peninsula and Italy will help to secure the energy supplies of European countries and integrate their electrical systems while providing significant additional exporting capabilities. In 2012, Nexans was awarded a €340 million contract by Terna, the Transmission System Operator of Italy’s power network, to supply one of the two 500 kV high-voltage...

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Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium
Dec18

Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has completed the connection of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between the United Kingdom and Belgium after the high voltage test. An inauguration ceremony was held at the Belgium substation site on December 5, 2018. This system, which is scheduled to be in commercial operation in the first quarter of 2019, will transmit the...

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