PolyOne Features Suite of Non-Halogen, High-Temperature  Material and Additive Solutions at Wire China 2016
Sep26

PolyOne Features Suite of Non-Halogen, High-Temperature Material and Additive Solutions at Wire China 2016

PolyOne is showcasing its extensive portfolio of high-performance polymer and colorant solutions at Wire China 2016 this week. Solutions on display are designed to address compliance with regulations and the need for innovation among wire and cable customers. Solutions range from non-halogen, flame retardant, and low smoke, to oil/chemical resistant and high-temperature materials. “The wire and cable industry is always looking for new...

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Low-Shrink LS-HFFR Jacket Compound for Indoor/Outdoor Applications Exhibits Enhanced High-Temperature Performance
Sep08

Low-Shrink LS-HFFR Jacket Compound for Indoor/Outdoor Applications Exhibits Enhanced High-Temperature Performance

A new low-smoke halogen-free flame retardant (LS-HFFR) jacket compound provides enhanced resistance to thermal shock and excellent processability, along with the low-shrink properties required for fiber optic cable, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company, which will introduce the product at Wire China 2016 (Booth W1E01) and at IWCS 2016 (Booth 213). Halguard® 58650 compound performs well over a broad temperature range, from a...

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SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 2nd – 5th
Aug08

SACO AEI Polymers to Exhibit at IWCS Oct. 2nd – 5th

Visit SACO AEI Polymers at booth 402 during the IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium in Providence, RI Oct. 2nd – 5th. The IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the premier venue for new technologies in wire, cable and connectivity products, processes and applications. The IWCS Symposium Committee generates an extremely high caliber program for each year’s conference, with over 100 papers and...

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Manhattan Scientifics Signs Development Agreement with General Cable
Jul27

Manhattan Scientifics Signs Development Agreement with General Cable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. (OTCQB:MHTX) announced today that it has signed a $500,000 Joint Development Agreement with General Cable (NYSE: BGC). “We are committed to being the industry leader in innovation for overhead conductors for transmission and distribution. This partnership strengthens our focus on nano-structured aluminum, an important technology platform that creates differentiated...

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Leoni enhances expertise in injection moulding for medical technology
Jul05

Leoni enhances expertise in injection moulding for medical technology

Strengthening of systems business for mechanically and hygienically demanding applications Friesoythe – Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has enhanced its expertise in the manufacture of overmoulded connections for medical equipment. In both high and low pressure processes, Business Unit Healthcare overmoulds thermoplastic and elastomer plastics; for...

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Southwire Signs New Contract For SCR® System
Jun14

Southwire Signs New Contract For SCR® System

Carrollton, GA – June 14, 2016: SCR Technologies, Southwire Company, LLC announces the signing of a new contract with a company in the Asian Region. The contract calls for an SCR system that is designed for a production rate of 25 tonnes per hour.  The project includes the design of all operating equipment, from a skip cart furnace loader to a finished rod handling system.  The system will include a 10-stand Morgan “No Twist®” rolling...

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Tough Nylon 6/12 for Automotive Cable Jackets Has Excellent Chemical Resistance and Withstands High Temperatures
Jun13

Tough Nylon 6/12 for Automotive Cable Jackets Has Excellent Chemical Resistance and Withstands High Temperatures

A new nylon 6/12 extrusion compound for automotive cable jackets provides excellent chemical resistance, withstands high service temperatures, and exhibits good dimensional stability as a result of low moisture absorption, it was announced today by the Nylon Division of Teknor Apex Company. The chemical resistance of Chemlon® 890 HNT001 nylon 6/12 is superior to that of nylon 6 and exhibits greater stress corrosion resistance upon...

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Plug into Dow for Complete Portfolio of Power and Telecom Cable and Accessories Solutions
Apr26

Plug into Dow for Complete Portfolio of Power and Telecom Cable and Accessories Solutions

Dow Electrical & Telecommunications is asking its customers to “Plug into Dow” to learn more about its innovation capabilities and complete portfolio of solutions for both power and telecom cables and cable accessories. “Dow E&T has been plugged into the power and telecom industries for decades, delivering innovation and reliable, long-lasting materials science-based products and technology for the transmission, distribution...

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Exhibitors and buyers show strong anticipation for Wire & Cable Guangzhou 2016
Apr18

Exhibitors and buyers show strong anticipation for Wire & Cable Guangzhou 2016

Wire and Cable Asia Forum 2016 will gather influential speakers to share latest industry insights and innovations Wire & Cable Guangzhou will again present the latest wire and cable solutions at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou from 6 – 8 June 2016. Organised by China Southern Power Grid Media Co Ltd, Guangzhou BoYou Exhibition Service Co Ltd and Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the fair is the...

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Easier Optical Fiber Installation for High-Speed Connectivity with New PolyOne Low CoF Formulation
Apr11

Easier Optical Fiber Installation for High-Speed Connectivity with New PolyOne Low CoF Formulation

A new flame-retardant, non-halogenated sheathing solution, ECCOH™ 5702, makes cable installation significantly easier for optical fiber cable manufacturers and end customers. This material imparts a low coefficient of friction (CoF) to the cable surface, easing installation in existing conduit, whether the geometry is simple or complex over short or long distances. “Consumer and business expectations for high-speed connectivity will...

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Isabellenhütte presents new development at WIRE
Mar22

Isabellenhütte presents new development at WIRE

ISA-CON wires: good electrical conductivity and high tensile strength Wires with high electrical conductivity as well as high tensile strength properties are required for certain tasks. Because their mechanical strength is too low, pure copper wires, the best of all industrially used conductors, are not usually suited for these applications. However, ISA-CON® wires, which combine both properties in an optimal manner, are ideally...

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Metalube Expands Manufacturing Capacity
Mar21

Metalube Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Due to an upsurge in product demand, leading lubricants manufacturer Metalube has recently taken possession of the industrial unit located adjacent to its current site. This increases the space available to the company by over 70%. Metalube now occupies a 1-hectare site, which includes a 2,500 sq. meter covered factory, warehousing and office space alongside a brand new state-of-the-art laboratory.  The company has also purchased four...

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Borealis and Borouge: Bringing energy all around at Wire Düsseldorf 2016
Mar14

Borealis and Borouge: Bringing energy all around at Wire Düsseldorf 2016

Visico™ and Borlink™ innovations support sustainable grid development, new asset investments strengthen global innovation leadership Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating solutions for the wire and cable industry, will be at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 (4-8 April) to present their newly-launched Visico™ flame retardant (FR) systems for building and photovoltaic cables, and to showcase their leading-edge...

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Addivant™ Launches LOWINOX® FAST XL, an Innovative Liquid Antioxidant Improving Productivity and Reliability for the Wire & Cable Industry
Mar08

Addivant™ Launches LOWINOX® FAST XL, an Innovative Liquid Antioxidant Improving Productivity and Reliability for the Wire & Cable Industry

DANBURY, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Addivant™, a global leader in polymer additive technologies, today announced the launch of LOWINOX® FAST XL, the next generation liquid antioxidant solution for the production of medium and high-voltage cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) cables. Developed to meet the challenges faced by the cable industry, LOWINOX® FAST XL delivers new levels of productivity and cable consistency helping lower...

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Borouge and Borealis strengthen their commitment to the wire and cable industry at Middle East Electricity 2016
Mar04

Borouge and Borealis strengthen their commitment to the wire and cable industry at Middle East Electricity 2016

Borouge and Borealis strengthened their positions as long-term trusted partners of the global wire and cable industry with a full showcase of cutting-edge solutions for advanced insulation and cable protection applications at Middle East Electricity 2016 held in Dubai from 1-3 March 2016. The exhibition was officially opened by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, who visited the...

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DSM announces multi-year agreement with Corning
Feb26

DSM announces multi-year agreement with Corning

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is pleased to announce a new, multi-year agreement between Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW), a world leader in optical fiber, and DSM, the world leader in cutting-edge optical fiber coatings, that will provide best in class fiber solutions to the telecommunications industry. “We are pleased to renew our strategic relationship with DSM,”...

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Fluor Awarded EPCM Work for BASF Chemicals Project
Feb19

Fluor Awarded EPCM Work for BASF Chemicals Project

Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today that BASF awarded Fluor an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the revamp of an alcohol and plasticizers facility in Pasadena, Texas. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2015. Fluor Awarded EPCM Work for BASF Chemicals Project Tweet this “Fluor has supported BASF with construction management services for many years in...

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Aurubis confirms forecast for the entire fiscal year
Feb15

Aurubis confirms forecast for the entire fiscal year

Aurubis AG generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 36 million in Q1 of the current fiscal year 2015/16 (previous year: € 39 million). The forecast for fiscal year 2015/16 was confirmed. The results in Q1 were burdened by weak copper scrap markets, lower precious metal production and a lower metal yield with reduced metal prices. In contrast, increased treatment and refining charges for copper concentrates, higher sales of...

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Huber Officially Acquires Martinswerk Business from Albemarle Corporation
Feb03

Huber Officially Acquires Martinswerk Business from Albemarle Corporation

J.M. Huber Corporation, through its Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) division, announces today it has acquired the Martinswerk business of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB). The Martinswerk portfolio is now officially part of the Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit of HEM. “This strategic acquisition is well aligned with HEM’s FRA business unit – both from a product and geographic standpoint” Tweet this Huber’s largest...

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Low-Cost HFFR Jacket Compound for Fiber Optic Cable Combines Enhanced Flame Retardance with Low Post-Extrusion Shrinkage
Jan05

Low-Cost HFFR Jacket Compound for Fiber Optic Cable Combines Enhanced Flame Retardance with Low Post-Extrusion Shrinkage

A new halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) compound for fiber optic cable provides excellent flame retardance while exhibiting significantly lower post-extrusion shrinkage than similar compounds with comparable flame properties, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company, which will feature the new product at Wire 2016 along with a previously introduced low-shrinkage grade (Hall 09, Stand E06-1). Halguard® 58625 compound has a UL-94...

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Cost effective electron irradiation improves the properties of plastic
Nov30

Cost effective electron irradiation improves the properties of plastic

High quality plastic material for applications with extreme safety requirements can be very costly. In many cases the performance of cheaper plastics can be improved significantly by electron beam irradiation. In certain fields safety requirements for all materials within the cable are rigorous, for example within nuclear power, defence and certain industrial environments. The polymer material used in such contexts must be strong and...

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LEONI X-linked Compound (LE.X.CO) for offshore, railway, industry and marine applications
Nov05

LEONI X-linked Compound (LE.X.CO) for offshore, railway, industry and marine applications

Leoni, the leading European provider of optical technologies, cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has developed one X-linked jacket material to simplify the cabling of major projects thereby saving up to 75% of the cabling costs. Major projects include a high complexity of regulations, cable types and installation and handling requirements. To simplify the handling of major projects’ Leoni has...

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SACO AEI Compounds Ltd. UK at Wire South America 2015
Nov02

SACO AEI Compounds Ltd. UK at Wire South America 2015

SACO AEI Compounds Ltd. UK, a division of the North American SACO Polymers Group of companies,  exhibited at the second Wire South America, International Wire and Cable Fair, which was held at  Exposições Imigrantes centre in São Paulo, Brazil  from  4  – 6  October 2015. Strong interest was shown in SACO AEI’s range of specialty HFFR compound solutions formulated for PV-Solar, Oil-Resistance, Marine/OPG, Circuit Integrity, and...

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PolyOne Announces Record Third Quarter 2015 Results
Oct27

PolyOne Announces Record Third Quarter 2015 Results

CLEVELAND, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) today reported its third quarter results for 2015. Adjusted earnings per share increased 10% to a third quarter record of $0.54, up from $0.49 in the third quarter of 2014. GAAP earnings per share of $0.50 in the third quarter of 2015 increased from $0.35 in the third quarter of 2014. Special items for the third quarter of 2015 included realignment charges...

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New Plenum Cable Compounds Provide Enhanced Flame and Smoke Performance in Diverse Applications
Sep27

New Plenum Cable Compounds Provide Enhanced Flame and Smoke Performance in Diverse Applications

Fireguard® Compounds Now Incorporate Improved Flame Retardant and Smoke Suppressant Formulations  PAWTUCKET, RI, September 23, 2015: New flame retardant (FR) and smoke suppressant technologies have enhanced the performance of wire and cable compounds that are already the leading PVC-based low-flame / low-smoke products for plenum applications, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company, which will introduce the products at IWCS...

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SX-0606 HFFR moisture curable solution to meet stringent requirements of NEK606
Sep26

SX-0606 HFFR moisture curable solution to meet stringent requirements of NEK606

SACO AEI Compounds announces commercial launch of SX-0606 a high performance moisture-cure, silane crosslinkable sheathing compound to meet specification NEK606 Cables for offshore installations, halogen free & mud resistant.  SX-0606 features easy processing with high line speed and excellent cable surface finish. SX-0606 is a highly flexible, low smoke and fume sheathing compound focused on offshore Oil & Gas industry...

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