Madem was founded in March of 1949 in the city of Bento Gonçalves, RS, Brazil. Initially, Madem manufactured wine barrels. In 1971, it launched production of wood packaging, pallets, and reels dedicated to carrying wire and cable. In 1975, the Rio Negro, PR plant was opened to manufacture wood reels.
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Mohawk, a leading manufacturer of copper cable and fiber optic products, announces the release of the indoor/outdoor version of Spectrum low skew video twisted pair cable. First in the industry to offer this solution, Mohawk developed this cable in response to our “Voice of the Customer” initiative, while the use of digital signage applications for marketing and advertising continue to strengthen.
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Japanese copper wire and cable shipments in the year to March 2010 are expected to fall 7.9 percent from a year earlier to an estimated 705,000 tonnes, an industry association said on Thursday. Japanese copper wire and cable shipments amounted to an estimated 49,500 tonnes in February, down 32.4 percent from a year earlier, the Japanese Electric Wire and Cable Makers’ Association said.
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USA Wire & Cable Inc., based in Austin, Texas, has introduced USA SOLAR CABLE, which the company says is the first photovoltaic-rated cable for the solar energy industry. This new cable will conform to UL’s Photovoltaic Technical brief and specification UL 4703. Voltage ratings available are 600 V, 1000 V and 2000 V.
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Launched last month, Siemon’s best in class Z-Max category 6A cabling system is now complemented by the Z-TOOL™. To launch the new termination tool, Siemon is issuing them free for a limited period in every box of 20 Z-Max outlets.
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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has commissioned a switchgear rated to handle more than one million volts (1,100kV), touching new heights in terms of global voltage levels. The ultrahigh-voltage gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) has a switching capability of 6,900 megawatts, which means it can turn power equivalent to the average electrical consumption of Switzerland, a country with more than 7 million inhabitants, on or off within milliseconds.
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Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista (CTEEP), has completed the installation of 3M’s Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (ACCR) across the Paraná River as part of a key line upgrade designed to bring more power to rapidly growing southeastern portions of Brazil.
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PMC Wire & Cable announced its New Hampshire airframe and specialty-wire unit will be combined with U.S. company RSCC Military-Shipboard. PMC announced the combination with Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corp. Military-Shipboard is part of an effort to realign its Manchester, N.H., unit with a stronger focus on the aerospace-and-defense market.
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Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, amid growing demand for its wire and cable products and services, has announced the promotion of James Blumhardt to Vice President of Sales for the Eastern Region, and the appointment of two A/V industry veterans, Kevin Peterman and Tom O’Hanlon, as Commercial Territory Managers.
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3M has entered into strategic relationship and an agreement with Amperex Technologies Ltd. (ATL) that will expand the use of Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in lithium ion batteries.
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