Europacable General Assembly approves leadership handover

The 2014 Europacable General Assembly on 24 June saw changes in leadership Mr. Valerio Battista, CEO of Prysmian Group, was elected new Europacable President to succeed Mr. Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO of Nexans; Mr. Pascal Portevin, Senior Corporate Executive VP of Nexans, was elected new Chairman of the Europacable Executive Board following Mr. Fabio Romeo, Chief Strategy Officer of Prysmian Group, who has lead the Executive Board since its foundation. Continue reading Europacable General Assembly approves leadership handover

How the Silver Fox Endurance Modular ID System can save the Rail Industry Time and Money

Increasingly, the UK Rail industry as well as those in the Energy, Power, Data & Telecoms industries worldwide are discovering – and using – the Silver Fox® fast and flexible way of labeling pipes, valves, junction boxes and cable trays by using the Endurance® modular ID system.

Made by the UK-based Silver Fox®, these cable marking and labeling solutions encompass heat shrink cable markers (both standard and low-smoke zero-halogen (LS0H); 2-part cable markers; non-shrink cable markers; and wrap-around cable markers for permanent marking of LV-HV power, instrumentation cables and control. Continue reading How the Silver Fox Endurance Modular ID System can save the Rail Industry Time and Money

AFL Attains Certification to ISO 9001:2008

Spartanburg, SC – June 18, 2014 – AFL announces that the Quality Management System (QMS) of its Conductor Accessories Division has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard. This is the first certification for AFL’s Conductor Accessories manufacturing facility and the 11th ISO 9001 certification for AFL. To maintain ISO certification, companies must pass a registered third-party recertification audit every three years and a yearly surveillance audit. AFL’s Conductor Accessories facility, which manufactures substation and rail products, was approved for ISO 9001:2008 Certification with zero findings on its initial audit. Continue reading AFL Attains Certification to ISO 9001:2008

AEI Compounds SX0620 provides safer, flexible solution for offshore and shipboard cables

AEI Compounds Limited UK, a leading supplier of polymer compounds for the International wire and cable industry, has announced the launch of its newly developed silane crosslinkable, oil resistant, halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) compound. SX0620 is a highly flexible, low smoke and fume sheathing compound for use in offshore, shipboard, industrial and railway cabling systems. Continue reading AEI Compounds SX0620 provides safer, flexible solution for offshore and shipboard cables

ADVARIS Cable MES 4.0 now certified by SAP

The company ADVARIS has recently received from SAP the certification “SAP Certified – Integration with SAP Applications” for its solution ADVARIS Cable MES 4.0. By awarding this certification, SAP confirms that the solution is integrable into the application SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM) 5.1. For the system developer from Bruchsal, Germany this certificate represents a significant milestone in the integration of the ADVARIS Cable Manufacturing Execution System (MES) with SAP software. Length-based manufacturers can integrate ADVARIS Cable as a sector-specific production scheduling tool in SAP SCM. Commenting on the “bridge” that ADVARIS has now succeeded in building to the SAP software, CEO Dr. Manfred Moser says: “Users who in addition to our detailed planning tool also use the comprehensive functions of ADVARIS for shop floor control and production data capturing can realize a complete latest generation MES system in the SAP environment.” Continue reading ADVARIS Cable MES 4.0 now certified by SAP