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Teknor Apex Completes Build of New European Manufacturing Facility with Center of Excellence in Germany
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (29 Sep 21)
Teknor Apex Company is announcing the completion of their new state of the art 50,000 m2 facility in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, which increases its manufacturing capacity of custom compounds and establishes a new European Center of Excellence for plastics research and development. The site employs more than 100 positions in manufacturing, business support and commercial operations. The new Teknor Apex facility extends its technical capabilities and - Read Article
Registration open for WAI’s Virtual Industry 4.0 Conference October 26-27, 2021
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (29 Sep 21)
The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. will host a Virtual Industry 4.0 Conference along with its 91st Annual Convention on October 26-27, 2021, as a continuation of its educational mission. The virtual format gives registrants the opportunity to participate from any location; interact with speakers; and also to replay sessions of interest. Remarking on the introduction of the new conference, WAI President Tom Heberling said, “Offering this conference virtually is valuable for everyone who wants to understand how Industry 4.0 technologies apply to - Read Article
Brazilian wire, cable, tube and pipe trade shows wire South America and Tubotech will not take place until 2022
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (25 Aug 21)
Brazil is still suffering badly from the consequences of the Covid 19 pandemic - there is no thought of opening prospects for trade fairs and other major events. Therefore, the organizers of wire South America, Cipa Fiera Milano and Messe Düsseldorf, have decided - Read Article
New Products from Teknor Apex
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (28 Jul 21)
Four new Flame Retardant Wire and Cable Jacketing Compounds from Teknor Apex recieve "Halogen- free" assessments from UL These new products join many other Halguard® Compounds providing manufacturers with readily available UL Component Recognition UL has recognized four new Halguard® low-smoke, flame retardant jacketing compounds as “halogen-free”, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company. The compounds include - Read Article
Borealis announces start-up of Heat Recovery Unit based on revolutionary Qpinch Technology
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (26 May 21)
Borealis announces that its open-innovation collaboration with Qpinch, the creators of a revolutionary and patented heat recovery technology, has passed an important milestone. The first-ever application of the unique Qpinch technology at a commercial scale has been achieved upon the technical completion and start-up of a new demonstrational unit. Located in an existing Borealis low-density polyethylene (LDPE) production location at Europe’s largest chemical cluster in the port of Antwerp (Belgium), the heat recovery unit will test the technology’s capabilities as well as its scale-up potential for Borealis plants in other - Read Article
NDC Technologies introduces the AccuScan Pro Series
Technical News - By Editor (28 Apr 21)
NDC Technologies introduces the AccuScan Pro Series, the Next Generation in Single-Axis Diameter Measurement that Delivers Value NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of intelligent, connected measurement and control solutions, is known across the industry for its Beta LaserMike product line of gauging solutions for the wire, cable, pipe and tube industries. Over the years, the company has introduced a number of leading diameter measurement systems, including the industry’s only four-axis gauge. Listening closely to the - Read Article
LaserSpeed Pro Provides Wire and Cable Makers with Super Accurate Length and Speed Measurements
Technical News - By Editor (28 Apr 21)
LaserSpeed Pro Provides Wire and Cable Makers with Super Accurate Length and Speed Measurements and Significant Return on Value The Beta LaserMike LaserSpeed® Pro gauge from NDC Technologies enables wire and cable manufacturers to accurately measure the length and speed of their products for better process control. This high-performance non-contact laser gauge is used across numerous wire and cable production processes and includes powerful connectivity, communication and control capabilities consistent with Industry 4.0. This allows the LaserSpeed Pro gauge to be easily integrated into production networks for real-time data exchanges and - Read Article
Rosendahl is making color detection possible and easy
Technical News - By Editor (31 Mar 21)
When producing on your automotive wire production line, just one or two granules of a different color can cause a contamination of approximately 200 m of insulation cable. 200 m seems long, but detecting this color variation at a speed of 1800 m/min by the operator is impossible. But what if it weren’t? Rosendahl has optimized an innovative sensor system for color detection for exactly this reason – to detect color variations which the human eye can no longer perceive: the SK-400-C. Let’s take a closer look at this - Read Article
Thomas Holzer joins the Management Board at Troester
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (31 Mar 21)
Troester GmbH & Co. KG announces that Thomas Holzer Dipl.-Ing. MBA joined the Management Board of the Hanover-based company on March 1st, 2021. In addition to the Managing Partner and CEO Dr. Peter Schmidt and COO Bernd Pielsticker Dipl.-Ing., Thomas Holzer will in future be responsible for Engineering and Sales. Three people sharing the management responsibility is intended to strengthen sustainability and the knowledge base in the company, while - Read Article
Micro Compact added to the range of Machines for strand Compaction.
Technical News - By Editor (31 Mar 21)
The production of Roller Compaction Machines for wire strand has been a major part of the production at the UK based Bar Products & Services Ltd. Orders for the full range of machines, suitable up to 40mm diameter strand, have been produced over the last year with the major orders going to the USA and China. The launch of the new ‘Micro’ Compaction Machine for 2021 is also - Read Article
Industry 4.0 Pavilion at Interwire 2021 to reveal the future of wire & cable manufacturing
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (31 Mar 21)
The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces recent developments by its Industry 4.0 Task Force, along with the participation of Messe Düsseldorf North America, toward the introduction of an Industry 4.0 Pavilion on the Interwire 2021 exhibit floor at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The new show dates are: October 26-27, 2021. The goal of the new venture is to establish and - Read Article
Davis-Standard to host Virtual “Basics of Plastics Extrusion” Seminar
Developments Worldwide - By Editor (26 Mar 21)
Davis-Standard is pleased to offer its popular “Basics of Plastics Extrusion” seminar, in virtual format, April 13 – 15, 2021. This three-day interactive seminar will cover the fundamentals of plastics extrusion, composition and properties of various polymers, and the mechanics of essential downstream processes. Session topics include extruder components, temperature control, control systems, maintenance practices, screw and die design, among others. All participants will see a virtual borescoping demonstration as well as - Read Article
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