Madem Commemorates 60 years with the inauguration of an ECOLOGICAL PARK

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 Announces the Release of the Indoor/Outdoor Spectrum™ Low Skew Video Twisted Pair Cable

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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Japan 09/10 copper cable shipments seen down 7.9 pct

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 And Cable Announces First Solar PV-Rated Cable

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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ABB commissions switchgear rated at more than one million volts

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 Energizes 3M ACCR in Line Upgrade at Paraná River Crossing

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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