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Forthcoming Exhibitions




Advanced Cable Asia conference

China continues to hold the number one spot as the world’s largest manufacturer of wire and cable with 32% of global market share, while Japan and South Korea also play a significant role.

With cable producers across Asia facing intense competition in the mid–low end cable sectors and a tough economic environment, the 3rd Advanced Cable Asia 2014 conference will examine key wire and cable market developments and opportunities in advanced cable markets.

This high level conference, staged from 2nd to 4th December, in Shanghai, China, will bring together more than 150 of the region’s leading cable producers and suppliers to discuss the latest innovations in equipment, technologies and materials as well as key market developments and opportunities.

It is the ultimate networking platform to identify the most profitable areas for investment and build your successful business strategy in Asia.



Online auction for automotive cabling plant

This Thursday (18th September) sees an online auction for the complete automotive cable manufacturing plant of J Horts Automotive. The Barcelona, Spain-based company, manufactured zinc plates and stainless steel micro cables, transmissions, remote controls, cable sheaths and other accessories for the automotive industry, as well as interior cables that were used for seating, door and solar applications.



Certified safety

Selected products from the Icotek cable entry systems have been certified to comply with the EU Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX), for equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres of zones 1 and 21.


The ATEX (Ex) directive applies to all explosive industrial atmospheres including mining, with the Icotek range being suitable for zones G (gas) and D (dust) in equipment group II, category 2. ATEX stands for Atmosphere Explosible, and is the short name for the European directive 94/9/EC, regulating the market launch of explosion protected electrical and non-electrical devices, components and protection systems.


Since 1st July 2003 it has applied to all new equipment and protective devices. The directive is aimed at manufacturers and importers in the 27 member states of the EU as well as the four EFTA member states and Turkey.