Dow Wire and Cable, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and its subsidiaries, is happy to announce the appointment of Brad Miller as Global Marketing Director. In this role, Brad will drive strategic growth initiatives utilizing Dow Wire & Cable’s portfolio of products, technologies and power industry expertise. This will include executing global product launches for solutions in the traditional power and alternative energy industries as well as market segments like personal electronics, building & construction and transportation wires, cables and accessories.
In a move to capitalize on recent product diversification and expansion, Ducab—one of the leading manufacturers of power cables in the Middle East—has announced the appointment of a new General Manager for its global Sales & Marketing division based out of the company’s Jebel Ali headquarters in Dubai. Senior executive Colin McKay will lead the integration of Ducab’s local and international marketing strategies, including the development of key projects within the Utilities, Oil Gas & Petrochemical sector, Ducab’s expanding contractor business within the Middle East, and the commercial launch of the AED 500m joint venture Ducab HV factory in 2011.
Having done more business with the world’s leading cable buyers, 2M KABLO succeeded in increasing its export revenues by 38% last year.
Prysmian, a leading worldwide player in the energy and telecommunications cable industry, has been awarded a project worth more than €250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the connection project SylWin1, linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany.
Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011 Only Belden was able to offer a high performance, ultra flexible and high density future proof solution when the Royal Society of Medicine needed to refurbish the IT network in its Central London facilities. They found the perfect network in the Belden IBDN GigaBIX System: with space at a premium, the system meets the current telecommunications needs and will serve them well into the future.
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has selected the 2010 recipients of its Borealis Student Innovation Award. The award recognises the most innovative research papers on polyolefins, olefins or melamine for master’s and doctorate degree students. The winners were presented with an award, certificate and monetary prize at Borealis’ annual Innovation Day on January 20 in Porvoo, Finland.
Cords Cable Industries Ltd. has commenced production from it’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing unit at Kahrani, Rajasthan, India. The new unit shall manufacture Control, Instrumentation and Special cables such as Fieldbus, Solar PV, EPR etc. The Kahrani unit is expected to add about $ 55-60 million to the top-line of Cords during FY 2011-12.
MESC announced that its board of directors has appointed Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al Duailej as its Chief Executive Officer.
NEC Corp., Japan’s largest maker of phone-network equipment, won an order valued at about 30 billion yen ($362 million) from a group led by Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. to supply undersea cables, two people familiar with the matter said.
Belden, a leading supplier of total solutions for enterprise networks, has added a new fiber patch panel to its successful high quality and cost-effective FiberExpress family, designed for a wide range of installations.