CoilBoss™ Retractile Cords from Northwire Technical Cable help fire department respond to emergencies

When the Osceola (Wisconsin) Fire Department needs to spring into action, it does so more quickly and safely with an innovative CoilBoss Retractile Cord from Northwire, Inc., Technical Cable. Each of the six vehicles in the department’s fleet is outfitted with a CoilBoss Retractile power cord that is mounted to the ceiling and plugs into the vehicle when parked in the fire station. With an extended length of 15 feet (4.57 m), it ensures the vehicle remains fully charged. When a vehicle’s engine starts, the automatic ejection device detaches the coil cord, which retracts safely upward 3 feet (0.91 m) and away from nearby vehicles.

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Mercury Cable & Energy Announces Agreement With Jordana Electric To Market HVCRC Smart Conductors In Mexico

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010

Mercury Cable & Energy (“Mercury”), the leading developer of High Voltage Composite Reinforced Conductors (“HVCRC”) for electrical transmission lines, is pleased to announce that its operating subsidiary has engaged Jordana Electric, Inc. (“Jordana Electric”) to represent it’s HVCRC Smart Conductor product line in Mexico. As part of its representation obligations under this agreement, Jordana Electric has committed to completing certification of Mercury’s HVCRC product line with Laboratorio de Pruebas de Equipos y Materiales (“LAPEM”) within 12 months and Jordana Electric has guaranteed specified minimums orders in exchange for its exclusive representation rights to be granted by Mercury.

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Veraz Networks and LS Cable Team Up to Deliver Quad Play Service Solutions

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010

Veraz Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ:VRAZ) the leading provider of Multimedia Generation Network application, control, and bandwidth optimization products, today announced its partnership with LS Cable of Korea to develop Quadruple Play Service (QPS) solutions for service providers in emerging markets. As part of the agreement, LS Cable will now deploy Veraz’s world-class ControlSwitch™ VoIP switching platform to deliver improved interconnection, enhanced security and reduced OPEX. LS Cable and Veraz are actively working together to deploy the QPS solution with a service provider customer.

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ABB wins ultrahigh voltage power transformer order in India

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $18 million from Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) for 765 kV (kilovolt) power transformers. PGCIL is India’s central government owned power transmission utility and among the largest in the world. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2009.

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Furukawa Electric sues Taiwan-based CCI for infringement of heat-sink patent

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010

Japan-based Furukawa Electric on January 25 filed with Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court charging Chaun-Choung Technology (CCI) with infringement of its Taiwan patent No.121526 in heat pipes for notebook-use thermal modules made by CCI’s China subsidiary. In response, CCI has denied the claims, saying it uses its own patented technologies.

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Fushi Copperweld Announces Pricing of Follow-on Public Offering

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010

DALIAN, China, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — Fushi Copperweld, Inc., (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:FSIN) , a leading global manufacturer and innovator of copper-clad bimetallic wire used in a variety of telecommunication, utility, transportation and other electrical applications, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public follow-on offering of 6.5 million shares of its common stock at a price of $8.00 per share.

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