R&M: Best sales figures in the company’s history
Mar07

R&M: Best sales figures in the company’s history

R&M, the globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures, based in Wetzikon, Switzerland, posted the best sales figures in the company’s history in 2018. The Group increased sales by 14.2% in comparison to 2017 and posted sales of CHF 265.1 million worldwide. “The key factor was the very positive market dynamism particularly in the market segments Data Center and...

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Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbonTM – Ribbon Reinvented for high-capacity networks
Mar05

Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbonTM – Ribbon Reinvented for high-capacity networks

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, today announced the launch of TruRibbonTM– Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (#OFC2019), happening at California. TruRibbonTM is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation. As data requirements continue to explode...

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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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Power legacy: Ducab celebrates 40 years of success
Mar04

Power legacy: Ducab celebrates 40 years of success

As the UAE moves to widen its industrial capabilities, Ducab is celebrating a remarkable 40 years of growth and business expansion as one of the UAE’s leading manufacturers. Founded in 1979 Ducab now serves global customers in energy, construction, transport, defence, mining, and many other sectors. Today Ducab exports around 60% of its products and has diversified to offer the full range of cables, as well as aluminium and...

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Corning to highlight solutions for emerging applications at OFC 2019
Mar04

Corning to highlight solutions for emerging applications at OFC 2019

Corning Incorporated will highlight innovations that help network operators stay ahead of demand for high-bandwidth capabilities at the 2019 Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC) March 5-7 in San Diego. In Booth 2822, Corning experts will demonstrate solutions for every segment of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware, and equipment to fully-optimized solutions for high-speed...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019
Mar04

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019

Future-proof technology that can enhance the capacity, density and performance of optical networks as the industry moves towards 5G will be showcased by HUBER+SUHNER at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019. The largest conference and exhibition for optical communications – taking place March 5-7 in San Diego – OFC will highlight how the latest challenges being brought by network densification can be met by...

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igus pops in so you don’t need to leave the office
Mar05

igus pops in so you don’t need to leave the office

Knowing that time strapped design and engineering teams rarely have the chance to venture out to shows and exhibitions, igus now pops in with products, samples, brochure and catalogues. With its mobile display, igus offers the opportunity for engineers to get to know the products that are interesting for them, at their own premises. “Each mobile display is tailored to the specific requirements of the engineering team,” explains Chris...

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Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant
Mar05

Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solution company, has won Intertek’s (US) Zero Waste to Landfill certification for its optical fibre cable manufacturing plant in Rakholi, Silvassa (India). This world-class manufacturing facility diverts more than 99 per cent waste away from landfill, making it India’s first optical fibre cable plant to receive this third-party global certification. “We are committed to sustainable manufacturing...

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Prysmian Group at Middle East Electricity 2019
Mar04

Prysmian Group at Middle East Electricity 2019

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will showcase state-of-the-art technologies at Middle East Electricity 2019, the electrical industry’s largest show in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from March 5 to 7, 2019 (booth F20, Hall 8). Middle East Electricity 2019 comes at a very important time for the Group that, on this occasion,...

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R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.
Mar04

R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.

R&M strengthens its US business and expands its presence on the US East Coast. The Swiss cabling specialist, R&M, has announced the acquisition of Optimum Fiberoptics Inc., a U.S. fiber optic cable and connectivity specialist based in Elkridge, Maryland. Founded in 1997, Optimum is a premium manufacturer and supplier of fiber management products for the commercial, industrial and governmental market. It has developed strong...

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L-com releases new USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables with low-smoke zero-halogen and PVC jackets
Mar04

L-com releases new USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables with low-smoke zero-halogen and PVC jackets

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has released a new series of USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables for use in data storage, video transfer and data acquisition applications. L-com’s new USB 3.1 Type-C cables support 10 Gbps data rates and feature twisted pair data lines which help reduce cross-talk and allow for maximum cable...

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UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions
Feb26

UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions

There is a lot of confusion in the industry regarding claims, mostly self-certified, of low smoke halogen free cables and the materials used in them.  Product claims about low smoke halogen free (LSHF) – also known by the industry as low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) – have been with us for some time now. Of note, these claims are frequently self-certified, and tests used may not be standards-based. More importantly,...

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Fairview Microwave launches extended line of skew matched cable pairs
Mar01

Fairview Microwave launches extended line of skew matched cable pairs

Fairview Microwave Inc., an Infinite Electronics brand, and a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has expanded its line of skew matched cable pairs to include 40 GHz and 67 GHz versions that are ideal for the development of high-data-rate digital systems. Fairview’s extended line of skew matched cables consists of seven models, three original and four new, available in 40 GHz and 67 GHz versions. These...

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Prysmian supports development of worldwide broadband networks
Feb28

Prysmian supports development of worldwide broadband networks

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will present to the market its 6,912 fibre MassLink™ Cable with FlexRibbon™ Technology, meeting the highest fibre count within the industry, at the OFC Conference and Exhibition 2019, taking place on March 3-7 in San Diego, CA. “The fibre density speaks for itself,” said Phillipe Vanhille, Executive Vice President Telecom Business at Prysmian...

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AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships
Feb20

AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships

Leading supplier AEI Cables has been chosen as one of three companies to supply cables for three of Britain’s new Type 26 warships for the Royal Navy. Working with prime contractor BAE Systems, AEI Cables will supply cable and wiring for the power, lighting and data communications circuits to the vessels, with 400 kilometres of cable being supplied for the first order. The Type 26 combat ships will replace the Type 23 frigates as...

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Fairview Microwave introduces new low-PIM coaxial cables
Feb28

Fairview Microwave introduces new low-PIM coaxial cables

Fairview Microwave Inc., an Infinite Electronics brand, and a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has released a new series of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies in standard and custom lengths that are ideal for distributed antenna systems (DAS) and are available with same-day delivery. The over 100+ standard configurations that make up Fairview Microwave’s new line of low-PIM coaxial cable...

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Prysmian secures project for  turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile
Feb21

Prysmian secures project for turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile

Ozmen: “This contract represents a milestone as it marks our return to the strategic submarine Telecom cable business”. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contracts worth around €50 million by Gtd Teleductos S.A., a Chilean telecom operator, to develop a turnkey repeaterless submarine cable system connecting Arica to Puerto...

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Nexans awarded over 190-million-euro worth of contracts to reinforce distribution networks in Europe and Latin America
Feb13

Nexans awarded over 190-million-euro worth of contracts to reinforce distribution networks in Europe and Latin America

Nexans has achieved a major success in a global tender process carried out by a one of the biggest utility companies in the world, securing contracts worth over €190 million to supply medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) cables. Over the next two years, Nexans will support the development of the client’s electricity distribution networks in Europe and Latin America. “We are delighted to have achieved this major success in a very...

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SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System
Feb18

SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System

Rapid repairs to two cables completed in less than eight days return full phone and internet service to Tonga SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced that its cable ship SubCom Reliance successfully completed the repair of two Tongan submarine cables. The Tonga Cable and the Tonga Domestic Cable were damaged on January 20, 2019. Upon notification of the break, SubCom Reliance was...

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Program set for Global Continuous Casting Forum
Feb18

Program set for Global Continuous Casting Forum

WAI welcomes aluminum and copper professionals MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 15, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces the third offering of its Global Continuous Casting Forum (GCCF), which will be held May 13-16, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. The forum provides a venue for academics, researchers, metallurgists, and professionals to meet and exchange innovative ideas and information on all aspects of aluminum...

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FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”
Feb12

FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”

The FTTH Council Asia-Pacific is holding the FTTH APAC Conference in Wuhan, China on 15-17 April 2019. This year’s conference theme is “5G Smart Cities Enabled by Fiber” and will offer an ideal opportunity to explore how the Asia Pacific telecom industry is continuing its deployment of FTTx and deep fiber to the network edge as a converged platform, from which Smart Cities and 5G networks can be built. The conference attracts over 500...

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L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables
Feb14

L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of flat Category 5e and Category 6 Ethernet cables that are available off-the-shelf in black and white colors. These new flat cable assemblies allow network runs in tight spaces where traditional round cables will not work such as under carpets, doorways and around corners. These cables also fit flush against...

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Why third-party approval is critical for MV cables
Feb08

Why third-party approval is critical for MV cables

As the demand for power increases in the UK and further afield for domestic, industrial and commercial uses, so the need for reliable power generation, transmission, and distribution using Medium Voltage cables has risen with it. Graham Turner of AEI Cables looks at the future. Power plant – transformation station. Multitude of cables and wires. The demands for power has never been greater, with the explosion of development...

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Global futurist named keynote speaker at new Interwire Conference
Feb11

Global futurist named keynote speaker at new Interwire Conference

Remarks to sync with “Next Gen” conference theme MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 11, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces that Dr. Shawn G. DuBravac, best-selling author, global futurist, and trendcaster is the keynote speaker at the new Interwire Conference, which runs May 13-16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, at the Georgia World Congress Center. DuBravac’s presentation, titled: “The Future of Wires...

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Prysmian to develop a new submarine cable system in Canada
Feb11

Prysmian to develop a new submarine cable system in Canada

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth €17 million by New Brunswick Power Corporation (NB Power), the largest electric utility in the Atlantic Canada based in the province of New Brunswick. The Fundy Isles Project involves the development of a new submarine cable link which will allow the upgrade of the capacity of the existing submarine transmission system...

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BASEC showcases its regional presence at 2019’s Middle East Electricity exhibition
Feb06

BASEC showcases its regional presence at 2019’s Middle East Electricity exhibition

BASEC’s attendance at this year’s Middle East Electricity (MEE) exhibition in Dubai, 5-7 March, reflects our role as an independent global leader in cable testing and certification. In particular, we will be showcasing our strengths in supplying these services across the entire region. These will be provided directly from a new, dedicated team that we have set up specifically to support the Middle East and Africa. Made up...

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L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables
Feb08

L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of double-shielded, Cat5e, outdoor, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables that are ideal for PoE 802.3af or 802.3at, industrial, automation, manufacturing and outdoor use applications. L-com’s new line of Cat5e, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables consists of 20 models that are made with...

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Prysmian, Leggett & Platt, Insteel Industries, Nexans, Southwire VIPs to address “Next Generation of Wire and Cable” at Interwire Conference
Feb07

Prysmian, Leggett & Platt, Insteel Industries, Nexans, Southwire VIPs to address “Next Generation of Wire and Cable” at Interwire Conference

MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 7, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces that its new Interwire Conference features a roster of VIP speakers representing the industry’s leading wire and cable manufacturing companies. All are set to address the conference’s “Next Generation” theme during sessions that run on May 14 and 15, 2019, during Interwire. Interwire runs May 13-16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,...

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Prysmian involved in  upgrade of Washington, D.C. area’s power transmission grid
Feb06

Prysmian involved in upgrade of Washington, D.C. area’s power transmission grid

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will carry out a project aimed at upgrading the U.S. Capital area’s power transmission system. The multi-phased project is expected to be worth approximately $190 million and is currently scheduled to run between 2019 and 2026, with a $13 million agreement in place for phase one due to be performed by 2019. Washington, D.C. hit 700,000 residents in 2018,...

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Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel
Feb01

Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel

Ali Shehab, CEO, Cimteq, will be joining a prestigious line-up of speakers within the cable industry’s most influential companies at Interwire 2019, May 13-16 2019, at The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Amongst the speakers is, Andy Talbot, Vice-President, Mid-South Wire, Dave Hawker, Vice President, Nexans, Richard Wagner, Vice President, Insteel Wire Products and Tom Heberling, Senior Vice President, Southwire....

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