Blog - Maillefer

The right extrusion head for the right application

November 13, 2019

Maillefer has a complete program of extrusion heads which fulfils the needs for pipe & tube manufacturing. Typically proposed in our line offerings, as well as for performance upgrades and component replacements. The TL and ELH longitudinal heads, and the VLCH and ECH crossheads form the four families that cover pipe & tube applications. They respond to a variety of design requirements like single layer or multi-layer, stripe or skin options, co-extrusion or tandem processes, countless adhesives, polymers and elastomers, and special connections and tooling configurations.

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Chinaust welcomes our 100th automotive tube line

November 7, 2019

The 100th multi-layer PAL line is going to Chinaust and in particular to their facilities in Changchun in northeast China. Factory Acceptance Tests took place during the last days of June 2019 in the presence of a four person delegation led by Li Hongjie, General Manager of Changchun Chinaust. Not only was it the occasion to mark a successful acceptance by the customer, but also to highlight the delivery of the 100th multi-layer automotive tube extrusion line. Indeed, representatives from both companies began plans for celebrating Chinese style once the line ready for production.

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Sweet Notes with the After-K-Blues

October 29, 2019

After eight energetic days in Düsseldorf, with a line-up of meetings, in-depth discussions, numerous visitors, plus the eventful evenings in town, it is understandable that Maillefer staff are singing the After-K-Blues. Ernst Geider, Sales Director of Pipe & Tube, says, "We really enjoyed hosting the stand at K 2019 together with team members from Davis-Standard. The number of visitors and quality of exchange was just fantastic."

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Crossheads That Fulfil All your Options

October 24, 2019

Maillefer has a complete program of crossheads which fulfils the variety of needs in wire & cable manufacturing. Often included in our line configurations, they are also in demand for performance upgrades and component replacements. The THX and ECH models form the two large families of extrusion heads that respond to a variety of applications.

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K Show in  Düsseldorf

October 17, 2019

Working as a team Maillefer and Davis-Standard experts welcome you  all to K2019.  Come and visit us in Hall 16 booth A43.

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Cable Check Enhances QC and HVAC & HVDC Cable Failure Analysis

October 9, 2019

Maillefer has recently acquired a Cable Checker unit for our new R&D lab. The unit is essentially a microscope connected to a hot oil bath for high resolution analysis of all parts of the cable. This equipment is particularly suited for inspection of extruded XLPE (cross-linkable polyethylene) insulated Medium, High and/or Extra-High Voltage cable samples. Both trouble shooting and quality control inspection are done with very high accuracy.

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Access to Innovation at Its Source

September 25, 2019

What entrepreneur can afford to ignore input for fresh ideas and innovation? Universities, technical institutes, young start-ups, professional associations, industrial partners as well as suppliers and customers all participate in making ideas germinate. Reserving efforts to reach out when caught up in daily operations takes willpower and vision. The results will help define where we want to be for our customers.

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New in Pipe solutions RCB Haul-off and WHC wheel capstan

September 12, 2019

/Enter

With an installed base of nearly 350 units, our venerable pipe haul-off was in need of an important modernization. Welcome the new RCB 32!

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Shanghai Wire Show 2019

August 26, 2019

Countdown for WireShow2019 at Shanghai New Int'l Expo Centre in China has started - only few days to go until Sep.03-05, 2019. Welcome to stop by at our booth N1-B49. Make sure not to miss our presentation of Advanced Technology in the Seminar at 13:30-14:30 in N1-M40 meeting room on Sept 3rd, the first day of the show. 

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All Together in One Spot at K 2019

August 22, 2019

Visit us on stand 16 A43

This year, we'll be back in the busy Hall 16 at K and exhibiting together with Davis-Standard. Throughout October's eight-day long event in Düsseldorf, Germany, you'll conveniently find us on stand 16 A43. The co-designed stand reflects the exciting changes we've undergone since the last K edition.

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Wire Southeast Asia

August 21, 2019

Maillefer gang is here again! Get your free entry by clicking this, and join us.

See you soon in Bangkok at booth #E02!

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Exclusive Training for Micro-drip Irrigation

August 14, 2019

Personnel change. Young colleagues with a thirst for learning are brought on board, while experienced employees move on to face new challenges. Equipment, technology and methods change too. The pace quickens and diversity of expertise grows. Not surprisingly, the demand for training on our micro-drip irrigation systems is on the rise, particularly for tailored training sessions targeting private groups.

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Ready With the Next Generation EKP

July 31, 2019

In order to best serve our existing and future customers in the telecom field, we have prepared a new generation EKP for launch during fall 2019.

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Elastomers Are a Welcome Arrival

July 17, 2019

The Stronger Together slogan is a reality for Maillefer, a member of the Davis-Standard group of companies. A case in point is the welcome arrival of elastomer manufacturing solutions into the Maillefer product portfolio.

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Tape Folding Tools for Smooth Operation

July 3, 2019

Maillefer has added a Longitudinal Tape Applicator unit into its product portfolio recently. With this unit, customers have the means to apply a radial water blocking feature for various cable types. Water blocking barriers are usually aluminium, copper or plastic based water swellable tapes. The longitudinal tape is applied during the same process as final sheath.

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World-class Expectations

June 19, 2019

Legend Valve & Fitting, Inc. has been in the business of providing plumbing and hydronic systems for over 30 years. The bulk of their business came from sales of copper & brass components and systems. That’s until Legend decided to explore the potential for PEX and PERT products nearly ten years ago. “And what a great decision that was,” sums up Mike Boehk, General Manager of American Legend Manufacturing, based in Michigan, USA.

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//Extend - New Pipe Solutions

June 5, 2019

The TOA 32 detector helps identify die drool deposits inside the tube so you act on them before your customers do.

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Boost Your Line Supervision with the New Maillefer PSU6.1

May 23, 2019

Modern technology allows better process control and data evaluation tools for your production and maintenance needs. Maillefer is launching the latest Process Supervision Unit, PSU6.1 (64bit). The new rebuilt software allows better process control and data evaluation tools for your production and maintenance needs.

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Wire Russia Calling

May 21, 2019

At Wire Russia 2019, Maillefer takes the next step in the digitalization of manufacturing and introduces the Smart Factory. With the Virtual Reality application, a visitor can simulate different production parameters and set-ups applicable in Maillefer factories.

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Improving Present Performance of the EKP50 Take-ups

May 8, 2019

EKP50 Dual Take-ups were introduced to the market more than 30 years ago and since then more than 650 units have been delivered worldwide.

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Processability with Maillefer Piloting

April 26, 2019

The test extruders at Maillefer are an easy and convenient way to develop your extrusion know-how in optimum conditions. We have three dedicated machines for trials, as well as stock extruders undergoing approval tests.

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Maillefer together with Davis-Standard at Booth 823 at Interwire 2019

April 11, 2019

 The Maillefer House of Experts showcases the latest innovations and know-how in wire and cable production technology, piloting and optimization in one booth. The unique virtual reality application connects the digital and physical production worlds and invites you to join!

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Consultation Brings Value in Pipe & Tube

April 10, 2019

Consultation products for Pipe & Tube have been added to the Maillefer portfolio and more are expected in the coming months. These products are part of our know-how offering. Our aim is to support you in your business by bringing the added value needed so that you can be successful.

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Intelligent Options for Producing Automotive Tube

March 27, 2019

Not since the 19th century, with arrival of the first motor vehicles, including electric, have we seen such upheavals in the automotive industry. Consequently, new uses for plastic tubes are showing up under the hood. The changes are coming at a steady pace. How ready are you to respond to new demands coming from the tier 1 suppliers?

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Topography Scanner Dazzles NKT

March 13, 2019

The topography is a novel solution for cable quality control during production. The original idea to develop such a device was sparked many years ago during development of new generation of extruder screws for XLPE insulation in CV lines.

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///Explore - A perfect solution for HV & EHV cable production

March 7, 2019

The THC100/180LR crosshead is here. Its optimized Bi-Flow distributors enable accurate wall thickness, centricity and roundness of the cable. 

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/Enter - New App for Remote Tracking

February 27, 2019

We have launched an app for remote tracking of Maillefer lines called Xview. The Xview app makes it possible for the executives and production managers to easily follow their production remotely and see which lines are operating as planned and which are not running.

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Roundness Optimization - Part of Intelligent Process Control

February 13, 2019

Maillefer's core know-how in power cable production lines is linked to the curing calculation program (NCC). NCC allows its users to optimize current line configuration to reach maximum line speed.

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Multi-layer Extrusion - A Driving Force at EMS

January 23, 2019

EMS-GRIVORY, a division of EMS-CHEMIE in Switzerland, positions itself as a leading manufacturer of high-performance polyamides for extrusion and injection molding. Their development center is equipped with a modern multi-layer co-extrusion group from Maillefer that keeps them at forefront of the automotive industry.

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Smart Buffering - Remarkable Material Savings

January 7, 2019

The productivity of an optical cable manufacturing line can be improved significantly by increasing line speed. Our buffering process has set totally new limits for the line speeds. When traditional manufacturing speeds have been increased by 300%, obvious process items must be redefined. 

The manufacturing process itself must be quite robust. Otherwise there are too many parameters which the line operator must control during production. In our smart buffering concept we are taking the process control to the next level by analyzing and understanding the relations between the process data and the end-product properties. The line's concept will also have enhanced operator guidance which will lead to remarkable annual material savings.

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Two in One on Stand 4 D141 at Arabplast 2019

December 10, 2018

This year's edition will have Maillefer and Davis-Standard sharing a stand at Arabplast 2019 in Dubai, UAE, from January 5 to 8. Register, come visit, and benefit from the synergy.

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Drop-in on Stand 1251 at the Irrigation Show

December 5, 2018

The annual Irrigation Show & Education Conference, takes place this year in Long Beach, California. Maillefer will be at booth 1251 from December 5 to 7, 2018. We are presenting the latest micro-drip irrigation lateral manufacturing technologies in product design, materials, applications and processes.

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Maillefer Novelties @ Wire China 2018

September 14, 2018

Maillefer continues to take steps in the digitalization of manufacturing and introduces the Smart Factory and virtual reality experience for realtime optimization of production. 

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Multiply the Probabilities for Success

June 20, 2018

An extrusion line is composed of many components linked together in series. When a supplier delivers a less than reliable piece of equipment, the likelihood of line failure grows and the level of acceptability drops. We can only insist that particular care be exercised when choosing your extrusion equipment and provider.

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Oriental Seizes Special Tubing Opportunity

June 13, 2018

Oriental Electrical Components Pvt. Ltd.is a family owned & operated manufacturing company established in 1974, based in India and serving a global market. With three manufacturing facilities spread across nearly 2 hectares (or 5 acres), they provide a wide range of products covering electrical connectors, cable accessories & plumbing fittings.

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33% Jump in Medical Tube Production

June 6, 2018

We wanted more speed from our extrusion lines for soft PVC intravenous (IV) tube and we got it. The jump is considerable. It increases production capacity by more than a third, thanks to improvements on the cooling section. But that is not all. The added performance called for more melt flow, which was found by upping the extruder size. Overall, our PML 032//Explore line now gives you more performance while keeping within a compact layout.

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HVDC Optimization for NCC

May 18, 2018

We are continuously working together also with material suppliers to improve our products and NCC curing calculation software is not an exception. The latest update in NCC adds functionality to support material specific curing profile optimization. Now we can create constraints or optimization window for parameters that are not typically used for curing profile calculation.

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Time is short. Join Maillefer with Davis-Standard now on stand W5947 at NPE in Orlando.

May 11, 2018

Less than two days left before the most important plastics show in the Americas reaches its end. Maillefer is extremely pleased to particate at NPE in Orlando, Florida and looks forward to greet more visitors before the exhibition's closing on Friday.

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Come visit us at NPE in Orlando

April 27, 2018

This year's NPE promises to be bigger than ever. This is definitely true with Maillefer's participation. Come discover innovation and how we have become Stronger Together with Davis-Standard.

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Topography Scanner – Art and science around digital quality measurement

March 13, 2018

As a part of our digitalization efforts, we have aimed at measuring extrusion process quality in real time. It is our continuous goal to push the boundaries of what is possible and to develop our extrusion technology to new heights.

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Get More from MiniFlat Drippers

December 12, 2017

 

Users of micro-drip irrigation for seasonal crops look towards the most economical thin wall laterals available. Two types fall into this category – continuous tape and miniFlat drippers. With the latest innovations on our PIL 032-miniFT//Explore extrusion lines, miniFlat is competitive with dripper spacing of 10 cm and above.

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Visit Us at Wire & Cable Arabia 2017

December 7, 2017

Do you know how to make the most out of your production? With the experience of over 4,000 line deliveries, we have launched a full stack of consultation services that will help you to utilize the best global production practices.

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Running Fast with Nonlinear Modeling

November 14, 2017

The efficiency of an optical cable manufacturing line can be improved significantly by increasing line speed. But to do so, the manufacturing process itself must be quite robust. It must withstand abnormalities and changes in the factory environment. Maillefer has taken several steps forward in bringing high speed capability to our customers, thanks to nonlinear modeling.

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Consultation products in the spotlight

October 31, 2017

Do you know how to make the most out of your production? With the experience of over 4,000 line deliveries, we have now launched a full stack of expert services. Now, our website provides you more information about our wide range of consultation products: Maillefer Factory System, Maillefer Piloting, Production Competence and Production Optimization.

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Thank You for Visiting Us at wire South America 2017

October 18, 2017

Maillefer was proud to be part of wire South America 2017, an event collecting hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors from around the region. The exhibition was organized in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Thank You for Visiting Us at wire Southeast Asia 2017

September 27, 2017

Wire Southeast Asia 2017 is the region’s leading procurement and networking platform that connects key local and global manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers for the wire, cable, spring-making and fastener industries. We were proud to be part of the three-day show held in Bangkok and grateful to have several interesting discussions with many customers and visitors from Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, China, Bangladesh and Germany.

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TCA's Quick Cycle Times

September 22, 2017

Great news for pipe manufacturers! We've just reduced cycle times on all recent TCA coilers by 6% to over 10%. Plus we've added a single strap feature on our smaller model. Imagine what those fewer seconds can get you in terms of coil lengths. The ability to satisfy buyers with coils in sizes ready for consumers may be the manufacturing advantage that you've been waiting for.

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Stronger Together

September 15, 2017

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PURely with Extrusion

September 13, 2017

Polyurethane (PUR or PU) is an extremely resistant polymer used in special applications like compressed air tubes, oil and fuel tubes, oxygen & gas lines, cable jacketing, and more. A variety of formulations exists to meet the specific standards known to the food, health, aeronautics, chemical, automotive industries. PUR is said to be growing globally at a rate of about 4 to 5% per annum, depending on public reports. Our PSL 032 //Extend line, which is configured for the particularities of this material, helps you produce PUR tubes with ease.

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Leading the Micro-duct Scene

September 6, 2017

More and more manufacturers around the world have arrived on the scene and are producing micro-duct for blown fiber. Their needs for increased production performance and capacity are motivation to innovate. Recently we have been looking on how to improve micro-duct tube conditioning in view of simplifying the downstream operations of bundle assembly and jacketing.

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How Effective is Your Equipment Overall?

August 30, 2017

Do you know your production line capability? Or the hidden performances which could easily be utilized from your existing capacity? Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is one of the most important indicators used to measure and monitor the performance of one's production, from the equipment itself up to the whole factory. By knowing your OEE, we can help you bring your focus on areas requiring improvement.

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Meet Us on Booth 304 at IWCS 2017, Oct 9-10

August 16, 2017

Maillefer introduced the high speed Fiber Optic Cable Secondary Coating Line OEL 40///Explore already a couple of years ago. The line has been a great success ever since. We have been able to offer our customers not only higher productivity but also improved cable quality. With our fine-tuned process it is possible to run loose tube at unparalleled speeds.

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Maillefer Combines with Davis-Standard

August 9, 2017

Today is definitely an important day for our business. We are pleased to inform you that Maillefer and Davis-Standard have entered into an agreement to combine both our companies in order to become the marketplace leader. The merger forms a much stronger entity having the significant resources for supporting your business.

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New High Voltage Catenary Continuous Vulcanizing Line EPL 50/Enter

August 8, 2017

Our new High Voltage Catenary Continuous Vulcanizing Line EPL 50/Enter is a versatile and economical high voltage CCV line for XLPE insulation and crosslinking. Medium voltage cable production is also possible.

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Hope to See You in wire South America 2017

August 2, 2017

How would you define competitiveness? For us it means increasing the lifetime value of your technology in different production and market circumstances. We do it by empowering people, production and productivity - by equipping you with the right competency.

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Growing Undersea Infrastructure Redefines Quality Requirements

July 26, 2017

Since the early times of extruded high voltage subsea XLPE insulated cables, it has been mandatory to develop reliable in-house solutions for jointing either XLPE or lead extrusion lengths. The manufacturing lengths are connected by so called Factory Vulcanized Joints (FVJ). The factory joints make it possible to proceed with the application of subsequent cable layers in processes not sensitive to restarts after a break.

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Visit us at wire Southeast Asia 2017

July 19, 2017

Maillefer’s product portfolio has been developed around one central theme – customer value. To better answer the diverse needs of wire and cable manufacturers worldwide, our portfolio is organized in three different solution levels - /Enter, //Extend and ///Explore. These solutions vary in capacity, cost, automation, flexibility, product range, space requirements and maintenance needs.

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Heavy Wall Without the Heavy Costs

July 13, 2017

Count up to 90% of volume for the main layer in a triple layer tube construction. That is the proportion of material employed in comparison to the two skin layers, which make up a heavy wall micro-drip lateral. So imagine the costs reductions if you could purchase less costly virgin material or even better, include recycled material. Maillefer offers you such possibilities. And that is just one of the advantages you get from our PIL 032-FH//Extend and ///Explore lines.

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New NCC Module Shortens Degassing Times

July 6, 2017

New function in the Curing Calculation Program NCC for calculating optimum degassing times.

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Maillefer Consultation Brings Value to Service

June 28, 2017

We've positioned ourselves as technology leader in plastic extrusion having the widest systems and services portfolio for the global wire, cable, pipe and tube markets. So naturally, customer expectations equal our ambitions. We aim to maximize your competitiveness by providing proven value technology solutions and dedicated lifecycle support for your equipment. Maillefer Consultation and Maillefer Services are an integral part of our strategy.

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Automotive Multilayer Tube - Fuel Up with an SLA

June 21, 2017

Polyhose India is a manufacturer of thermoplastic tube, spiral and cross braided high-pressure hydraulic hose, PTFE hose and PVC braided hose for automotive and industrial applications. Maillefer has established a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with Polyhose that guarantees Technical Inspection visits and Service Support Desk with priority response. The agreement specifies the frequency of interventions and the resources involved from both Maillefer locations in Switzerland and India. Polyhose also benefits from privileged access to the Support Desk, including remote connection via Internet.

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Thank You for Visiting Us at wire Russia 2017

June 14, 2017


wire Russia is the industry’s most important trade fair in the region with over 200 exhibitors from more than 25 countries and over 10,000 visitors mainly from Russia and the CIS countries. It has become a traditional venue for the wire and cable industry experts introducing new technologies, modern equipment and best practices. We were proud to be part of it once again. 

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Giving Credit to Components

June 7, 2017

 Where would the expected performance of an extrusion line be without placing high expectations on the components themselves? That is the approach we take with the machines that compose our multitude of extrusion lines. Those same components, proposed individually, also become worthy allies when considering to upgrade existing lines. With a new Maillefer component, your overall performance gets a serious boost. Your line has the potential to become greater than the sum of all its parts.

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Returning Home from Chinaplas

May 24, 2017

Maillefer has just returned from this year's Chinaplas, which took place in the southern city of Guangzhou. First off, we would like to thank our visitors who made the stop to our booth, located on the Swiss pavilion. Our colleague from Shanghai, Jeffrey Sun, met with them in the best of conditions, both on the stand and later, during the official Swiss reception.

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Thank You for Visiting Maillefer at Interwire 2017

May 17, 2017

Interwire 2017 was once again held in a sunny Atlanta, GA, USA. Many existing and potential new customers visited us during the successful three days and we were proud to present the leading cable manufacturing technology to them. It was great to see the positive atmosphere among the North American cable producers. The economy in the US is still on a growing path generating new business opportunities for our customers.

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Exhibits 11 and K29 Make It Happen Locally

May 10, 2017

Several regional exhibitions populate our event calendar throughout any given year. Shows in small formats are welcome occasions to bond with local customers. During this month of June, you'll find us at AMI's Medical Tubing in Cologne, Germany and FIP Solution Plastique in Lyon, France. Both are perfect venues for our Pipe & Tube applications and help bring focus to these specific markets.

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New in Medical IV Tube

May 3, 2017

We're actively developing our solutions for medical since announcing features like pre-cut and short lengths one year ago. Now, we've concentrated on upping line speeds without sacrificing quality. There are improvements to extrusion flow thanks to screw design and extrusion head; plus optimized cooling, from the extrusion head to leaving the water bath. Gains in factory-wide performance and product optimization bring results across all manufacturing steps, especially for assembly located downstream.

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Guangzhou – A Major Stop Along the Silk Road

April 12, 2017


Five-layer automotive extrusion group - Property of Maillefer

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Family Owned, Internationally Known

April 5, 2017

German based FRÄNKISCHE defines itself as an international family owned business with over 20 sites worldwide and a total pipe production exceeding 1.5 million meters per day. Maillefer knows them particularly well in one of their business sectors – heating & plumbing pipe.

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Come Meet Us on Booth 531 at Interwire 2017

March 29, 2017

How would you define competitiveness? For us it means increasing the lifetime value of your technology in different production and market circumstances. We do it by empowering people, production and productivity - by equipping you with the right competency.

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Cable Congress in Moscow

March 27, 2017

Maillefer took part in the 1st Cable Congress that took place in Moscow on 21 - 22 March, 2017 under the 16th International Exhibition Cabex 2017. The Cable Congress was organized by the Scientific Research and Development Cable Institute (VNIIKP) and Elektrocable Association.

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Substantial Material Savings

March 22, 2017

Cost effectiveness is crucial for many segments within the wire and cable industry. Thus the need to make more from less. Indeed, material savings offers the key to success. With our state-of-the-art extrusion technology, you too have the possibility to save substantial amounts of material.

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Maillefer Gives a Presentation at IWCS China 2017

March 8, 2017

IWCS Inc., producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, and UL, a global independent safety science company, have collaborated to establish a regional Asian conference in Shanghai, China. The UL and IWCS China 2017 Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the region’s leading forum for the exchange of information on technical innovations and solutions in the industry. Based on the IWCS educational symposium format, the
China symposium will be held on April 25-27, 2017 at the Marriott Shanghai City Centre.

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Convergence with Fiber Brings Broadband Reality

March 2, 2017

When did you notice the change? Get on a commuter train, for example and look at what people are doing. You'd expect some to be reading a newspaper, talking to a neighbor, or just looking about. Rather, people are captive to a mobile device. Indeed, we are undergoing a major behavioral change that's putting the turbo on FTTx deployment.

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The Future is Here - Double Your Production Speeds

February 21, 2017

A giant leap in high speed buffering

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"Spasíbo" from Moscow

February 8, 2017

Mr. Borisevich gladly reports back about our participation at the 20th International Exhibition Interplastica show, which was held from January 24 to 27, 2017 at Moscow's EXPOCENTRE.

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Process Know-how Is the Key

February 1, 2017

FiberHome, China

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Nexans Suzhou Is on the Move

January 18, 2017

Nexans, a worldwide name in the cable industry, has taken a major step in reinforcing its position in China’s growing resources & transport markets with the start of its Suzhou Industrial Footprint (SIF) project. The completion of the SIF project is key, as stated in Nexans’ strategic plan, to serve applications in the cable market such as rolling stock, offshore, shipbuilding, mining, handling and others. Most of the equipment is being transferred from the company’s Shanghai location since the completion of the building construction during third quarter 2015. The new plant also leaves Nexans with enough space to expand production capacity and to extend local production according to customer demand.

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New Three-layer Crosshead

January 4, 2017

Our new three-layer crosshead THX 100/180 LR is now available for high and extra high voltage cable insulations. Optimized bi-flow distributors enable accurate wall thickness, centricity and roundness of the cable. Short residence times, streamlined flow channels and efficient water tempering allows long production lengths, and smooth layer surfaces. Centering of all layers can be adjusted independently. Distributors and bodies are made of nitrided steel to ensure continuity in production for many years.

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Starting Off 2017 with Arabplast & Interplastica

December 21, 2016

Join us this January in Dubai, in Moscow or both. The first venue takes place January 8 – 10, 2017 in Dubai, where you will find us on the Swiss pavilion – stand 4 C155. A couple weeks later, we move on to the second venue in Moscow from January 24 – 27, 2017, on stand 1D 06.

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Wishing You Wisdom

December 9, 2016

It is said that every challenge or problem to be solved is an opportunity. Albert Einstein once noted that we cannot solve them by using similar thinking as when the problem occurred. We need to learn, evolve, and gain wisdom.

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PPC Gets a Plus

December 7, 2016

Power Plus Cable is established in the Al Hayl Industrial Area of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The 110,000 m2 production facility is modern and well equipped. Operation began at the plant in March, 2009. A full palette of power cables is produced here, from high-voltage XLPE to flexible PVC cables.

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Digitalization – New Opportunities

November 23, 2016

We live in an information age where large volumes of data are continuously generated by human activity, scientific processes, and adoption of new technologies. Distilling the knowledge contained in such data has the potential to transform science, technology, and business. It will revolutionize how the manufacturing processes are organized and how they function. To fulfill the potential, data science builds on techniques and theories from many fields, including mathematics, statistical learning, machine learning, data engineering, decision analytics, signal processing, visualization, and high performance computing.

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Strong Partnership in Maillefer Factory System

November 9, 2016


Mr. Juha Hiltunen from Maillefer (left) and Dr. Manfred Moser from ADVARIS.

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Ending K and Moving on to Las Vegas

October 27, 2016

The K 2016 show has reached its end. Firstly, we warmly extend our thanks to our many loyal customers, partners and visitors for having taken the opportunity to stop by. The Maillefer stand, in a new hall and with a fresh look, has established itself as a perfect meeting point. What a great event. Thank you all!

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Successful Seminar and W&C Show in Mumbai

October 21, 2016

Close to 40 delegates attended our technical seminar held on the eve of the W&C show. All three topics - fiber optic cable lines, CCV lines and services - were well received. Our customers were happy to meet and mingle with our CEO and product managers as quite a few have had long associations with Maillefer over the many years, and were eager to know more about our new product offerings and innovations.

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Heavy Wall Innovations

October 19, 2016

Triple-layer cost advantage

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Thank You for Visiting Us at wire China 2016

October 17, 2016

The wire show in Shanghai was a success for the Maillefer team. We met nearly all our existing and several new potential customers from China. We also hosted a number of customers from other parts of Asia who were interested in getting familiar with the latest technology in W&C manufacturing.

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Maillefer at IWCS 2016 – Production efficiency – the only way to success!

October 14, 2016

At the Inernational Cable and Connectivity Symposium 2016 this October, we presented new limits for ultra-high speed buffering. The global demand for fiber optic cables is increasing at an ever growing rate. During the past 10 years the average yearly global growth has been 17 % and it is projected to keep increasing. At the same time the market has seen very tight competition between the margins. The key to this problem is in increasing the efficiency of cable manufacturing lines.

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What Do You Choose, Tandem or Co-extrusion?

October 12, 2016

Making the case for tandem with PCL //Extend

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Taking the Twist Off Heavy Wall

October 5, 2016

The anti-rotation system ARS 25 has been designed especially for our heavy wall micro-drip irrigation extrusion line.

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Arili Explores the Micro-drip Frontier from Turkey

September 28, 2016

Mention the Arili name in Turkey and people think irrigation products in agriculture. Indeed, the company has been serving local customers for nearly 45 years. They gained world class recognition with the arrival of Pipelife in 1989. Today, Arili is a full member of the privately owned Austrian group.

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Micro-drip Irrigation Driller for /Enter Lines

September 21, 2016

For /Enter too!

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In a New Hall with a Fresh Look

September 14, 2016

Visit us on stand 16 B51

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Meet Us in Mumbai at Booth 1/C12 on Oct 5 - 7

September 7, 2016

We warmly welcome you to visit us at the 6th International Exhibition for the Wire & Cable Industry on October 5 - 7 in Mumbai, India.

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Maillefer at Booth 207 in IWCS 2016

August 31, 2016

Join the industry leaders at the 65th IWCS Conference on October 2 - 5, 2016 in Providence, RI, USA.

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Come and Visit Us at wire China 2016

August 24, 2016

Exceptional offering from the wire and cable manufacturing competence leader.

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New Gas Circulation Blower

August 18, 2016

Our new Gas Circulation Blower PMM 100 is essential for reliable cooling circulation in different phases of the process in making high quality medium, high and extra high voltage cables. The most critical and sensitive element in this circulation system is the blower and how it is sealed mechanically.

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Maillefer Consultation

July 13, 2016

Newly defined Maillefer Consultation best expresses our tradition of bringing know-how to the end users and the owners of our equipment.

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Competence that Counts with Maillefer Consultation

July 6, 2016

What’s to be expected from today’s extrusion manufacturing provider when investing in production capacity or when looking to improve performance ?

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Maillefer Factory System

June 30, 2016

Where can you see upcoming opportunities in your market? Would it involve the set-up of a new cable factory? Or maybe it requires an expansion of your factory, or a widened processing window for new products. Whatever your project, our qualified Factory System helps you shorten the time to get there with the lowest risk and cost.

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Speaking About Big Cables

June 22, 2016

Ever growing cable diameters

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Capacity with a Plus

June 15, 2016

Have you ever been in a situation where you had to turn down a customer order because of lack of capacity?

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The Key to Excellent Cable Core Roundness

June 1, 2016

Quality control and meeting the product specifications are very important in power cable production. We offer a new method for reliable and error free measurement of cable core roundness and concentricity of medium, high and extra high voltage cable cores. It is our new Cable Roundness Meter CRM 180.

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Up to 500 k€ Annual Material Savings with Groundbreaking New Maillefer Technology

May 25, 2016

Would you also like to have 20% higher line productivity in your VCV line? It is possible with our new patent pending curing technology - the Round Value Package Premium.

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A Vote of Success During Line Demos

May 17, 2016

The guys responsible for making line demonstrations possible were busy last week. Indeed, they hosted several customer visits which highlighted our five-layer automotive tube and medical intravenous tube lines in full operation. Our team was quite happy with results. It showed from their wide smiles and their unanimous vote of success.

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Maillefer Services Settles in Dubai

May 4, 2016

Strengthened ties

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Counting Six for Automotive Fuel Lines and Vapor Returns

April 20, 2016

Plastics have gained a significant place in today's automotive industry. There is a variety of multi-layer tube & pipe constructions, from vehicle fuel and vapor return tubes to larger distribution pipes for filling stations. Manufacturers turn to Multi-Layer Tube (MLT) co-extrusion technology as a solution to their production needs. The increased use of fuel additives like ethanol, stricter environmental regulations, and new raw materials with demanding processing characteristics are the principal drivers when specifying manufacturing solutions.

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Versatile Curing Calculation

March 21, 2016

Our Super Steam Curing Calculation NSS is a recipe generator for the line control of Super Steam CV  lines (SSCV lines). By using a numerical simulation model, which contains heat transfer and cross-
linking kinetics, it optimizes the running conditions during cable production from start-up to shut-down. The calculated production parameters include line speed, tube heating zone temperatures, extruder outputs and screw speeds.

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Competence that counts - visit us on booth 10/C22 at wire 2016

February 3, 2016

Competence that counts - visit us on booth 10/C22 at wire 2016. We will introduce many novelties which enhance the competitiveness and responsiveness of wire and cable manufacturers. 

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Your Method of Choice for Heating & Plumbing Pipe

January 27, 2016

Plastic extruded heating & plumbing pipe is characterized by its ability to contain hot water, block contaminants to the drinking supply, and have a long lifetime. Since its introduction decades ago, many production methods and their variants have appeared. Here is a brief overview from our portfolio.

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More Capacity − Just in Time

January 20, 2016

Have you ever been in a situation where you had to turn down a customer order because of the lack of capacity in your cable production? Perhaps the opportunity was there for a short moment only but was taken by someone else, right?

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Pipe R&D Center Made Official

January 13, 2016

In time for the Holidays, Maillefer in Switzerland renewed the tradition of a center reserved for R&D excellence. Glasses were raised to toast the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was officiated by Lars Fagerholm - CEO, Félix Ferreiro - VP Pipe & Tube Business Line, and Philippe Moeschler - Operations Director, and included a demonstration of micro-drip irrigation lateral production.

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The Promise of Micro-drip Irrigation

January 6, 2016

Several criteria condition the type of micro-drip pipe to produce, like market situation, its readiness to adopt a modern irrigation technique, crop requirements and local climate, available raw materials and dripper designs, investment budget, and the performance targets are some of the points to consider.

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Estralin Taps into the Power of an SLA

December 22, 2015

A Service Level Agreement with Maillefer is in vigor at Estralin High Voltage Cable LLC in Russia. During a recent SLA visit, we gave the customer's equipment a maintenance check and gave their management a series of recommendations to improve performance. Since then, several actions have been undertaken. Estralin now requests additional support as they prepare for the upcoming bi-annual visit.

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Enthusiasm & Innovation

December 21, 2015

The moment of transition, when one year turns into the next, is the time to honor what we leave behind, and embrace what we have ahead. We celebrate the power of change that the New Year brings, and become aware of our new intentions.

We wish to express our respect and gratitude to all our partners around the world, for a highly valued cooperation during this year. In many parts of the world these days business faces challenges but we also see growth and creativity in many places. Today Maillefer evolves intensely and will enter strongly into the coming year, a year we see full of enthusiasm and innovation. Bringing more skill, competence, and technology to our partners will be our theme in 2016.

We wish you a wonderful, peaceful holiday season, and a successful New Year 2016. 

Lars Fagerholm
CEO

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Services Seminar Held in Cairo

December 9, 2015

Entitled Operating and innovating through the life cycle of Vulcanization line, the seminar served to increase awareness on the latest developments in technology and service from Maillefer. It was held in Cairo, Egypt on October 21, 2015 and united customers from Egypt and the Middle East region.

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What is Value?

December 5, 2015

From Maillefer’s perspective, value is our ability to deliver the means of reaching your goals.

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Improve Your Cable Production at Our R&D Center

December 3, 2015

Vertical pilot line at Maillefer R&D Center in Finland

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Top Efficiency – Get Your Cooling Right

November 18, 2015

Temperature control and cooling is a vital part of the process to produce top quality cables. An optimally dimensioned cooling trough is also one of the key factors in production efficiency. A wrongly or deficiently dimensioned cooling process can result a perfectly extruded product useless.

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New Aviation and Aerospace Cable Line

November 11, 2015

The global airline industry continues to grow very rapidly. Measured by revenue, the industry has doubled over the past decade, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This sets big demands for manufacturing capacity.

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Don’t Overdo It – Save Material!

October 28, 2015

The Vertical Pilot Line in our R&D Center opens an exceptional opportunity to develop and improve every step of the cable production process. Various cable quality issues are visible only after the curing process. Our research environment offers a unique possibility to study these concerns.

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Drop-in at the Irrigation Show - Stand 821

October 21, 2015

The annual Irrigation Show & Education Conference, takes place this year in Long Beach, California. From our stand 821, Maillefer will present the latest micro-drip irrigation lateral manufacturing technologies in product design, materials, applications and processes on November 11 and 12, 2015.

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Forget the Old Telex!

October 7, 2015

Maillefer received its last telex in the early 1990's when Internet reached the more remote corners of the globe. Fortunately, all our customers have the modern tools to immediately send us a written service request coupled with descriptive pictures and drawings. Though nearly all of our courier today arrives by e-mail, we saw the need to setup a more direct and privileged channel to Services.

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Optimized IV Tube Manufacturing

September 30, 2015

Maillefer announces features for its PML extrusion lines for the production of soft PVC medical intravenous (IV) tube. Thanks to cooperation with the world’s leading medical device manufacturers, innovations on tube surface finish and for conditioning have been brought about. Advantages are increased production speed and product optimization that are carried over to the manufacturing processes located downstream.

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Willkommen an der Fakuma!

September 24, 2015

At Fakuma, Maillefer will present the latest Pipe & Tube manufacturing technologies in product design, materials, applications and processes on stand B2-2201.

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Maillefer on Booth 709 at IWCS 2015

September 21, 2015

IWCS is an important venue for the cable and connectivity industry and we are proud to join the Suppliers’ Exhibition. R&D Director Dr.
Mikko Lahti welcomes you to Maillefer’s booth 709 to discuss with the attending specialists about our high performance and cost effective manufacturing systems for fiber optic cables.

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A New Value Package is Here

September 15, 2015

All cable manufacturers know that joining a conductor in a CV line within a limited time frame is very challenging. We offer a method to make reliable conductor joints faster than ever for medium voltage (MV) and even high (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) cables with milliken conductors.

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Welcome to Booth 631 at wire South America 2015

September 8, 2015

Our roots lie in the extrusion technology, onto which our nearly 20 applications are based on. As an industry innovator, we are constantly seeking for new ways to improve existing practices. Our portfolio includes over 50 technologies. To better answer the diverse needs of wire and cable manufacturers worldwide, our portfolio is organized in three different solution levels − /Enter, //Extend and ///Explore. These solutions vary in capacity, cost, automation, flexibility, product range, space requirements and maintenance needs.

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Getting Cool and Looking Good

September 2, 2015

Cooling product on an extrusion line may appear commonplace. But, the extra attention given to chilling water means being trendy when it comes to performance, quality, and environmental considerations. Indeed, compromised line speed, passable product quality, excess electrical and water consumption are handicaps to maximizing value and to looking good to premium buyers of your product.

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Never too Late to Learn

August 19, 2015

The long standing reputation of Maillefer as a full service provider comes in part from our history in empowering customer staff with knowledge useful in their daily tasks. Today, Maillefer Services continues with the role of federating know-how within and promoting it beyond. We simply want your people to have the needed tools to best do their job on our equipment.

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Maillefer on Booth G18 at wire Southeast Asia 2015

August 5, 2015

We have been developing our product portfolio around one central theme – customer value. It is not a new idea, but rather a growing priority. The new ways of working and supporting our customers in their everyday manufacturing activity create new type of competitiveness for our customers. Different levels of improvements for existing lines have been developed side by side with new technology options for uncovered market needs.

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Have You Tested Our Vertical Pilot Line Yet?

August 5, 2015

The world’s sole vertical pilot curing line for high and extra high voltages cables is available in our R&D Center in Finland. The line is equipped with a full scale extrusion group capable of producing model cables up to 550 kV and beyond at realistic line speeds.

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Exploring the Potential with Prysmian

July 29, 2015


Prysmian submarine cable factory in Pikkala, Finland.

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Maximize Your Production Lengths

July 21, 2015

The novel insulation screw SM7 is designed to reduce scorch risk by minimizing stagnation points. It is an evolution of the well proven SM5 design of which we have delivered into more than 200 insulation extruders globally.

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Technology Cooperation is Vital

July 8, 2015

Ensto headquarters in Porvoo, Finland.

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Drippers Marching On

June 25, 2015

What a challenge! How to keep micro-drip irrigation drippers all lined-up perfectly and in pace with our high extrusion line speeds? Maintaining an uninterrupted continuous flow of drippers is critical when offering insertion rates as high as 2000 drippers per minute. The key is to buy time by massively accumulating drippers ready for insertion. Plus, that precious time can be put to good use to condition drippers and assuring a consistent weld quality.

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3-D Printing Finds Its Place

June 11, 2015

How can a manufacturer of extrusion equipment make use of 3-D printing? It's difficult to imagine mass production of extruded product like pipe & tube at high speeds using such technology. Science Fiction, say some. Yet, somehow this exciting technology did find its way quite naturally in the hands our design specialists.

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Success at wire Russia 2015 - Also Regarding Soccer!

May 22, 2015

Maillefer participated in the 7th International Wire and Cable Trade Fair that was held on May 12 - 15, 2015 in Moscow.

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Chinaplas is now!

May 19, 2015

Chinaplas 2015, the 29th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries, takes place this year in Guangzhou, China. Maillefer will present the latest Pipe & Tube manufacturing technologies in product design, materials, applications and processes on our stand 1.1T61 from May 20 to 23, 2015.

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Optimizing the Balance of Power

May 12, 2015

Manufacturers of plastic products recognize that lots of energy is needed to form their product. It is provided in the way of electricity. Electrical power and its optimal consumption is therefore an important consideration when looking at growing utility costs. Our R&D department gives us some insight into the working principals of an optimally balanced extruder.

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A Special Force for Irrigation

April 28, 2015

In order to best respond to the growing demands from the irrigation industry, Manuel Felder, VP of Maillefer's Pipe & Tube business line has gathered together a team of specialists around the company's micro-drip irrigation products. His resulting organization now forms two groups, with a special Irrigation Solutions team headed by Mr. Ernst Geider and the overall Pipe Solutions group headed by Mr. Philippe Giovangrandi.

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Wish to Improve Your High Voltage Cable Production?

April 23, 2015

Our new triple crosshead THX 70/150LR has been developed to enable longer production runs by improved material flow and temperature control. The key improvements compared to our standard triple crosshead are shorter material residence time, minimized stagnation risks, increased water tempered area, and improved distribution. The crosshead is part of the Long Run Value Package.

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Maillefer on Booth FO B31 at wire Russia 2015

April 20, 2015

We welcome you to visit our booth at the exhibition that will be held at Expocentre in Moscow from May 12 to 15, 2015.

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Stay Ahead of Obsolescence

March 31, 2015

Automated manufacturing equipment requires technology and trained personnel to function. So, do not let obsolescence become a handicap to performance or have it suddenly stop your production.

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Maillefer on Booth 932 at Interwire

March 27, 2015

With Maillefer, you do not need to be fixed within the limits of your current business. We offer an extensive portfolio of production solutions for the global Wire & Cable market. Our roots lie in the extrusion technology, onto which our nearly 20 applications are based on. Our portfolio includes over 50 technologies.

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Moscow Reports Back on Interplastica

February 10, 2015

We are glad to announce that Maillefer participated in the 18th International Exhibition Interplastica show that was held from January 27 to 30 in at Moscow's EXPOCENTRE in Krasnaya Presnya.

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A Whole Lot of Fuss About Making Holes !

February 10, 2015

Precision, high speed, repeatability, and simplicity are some of the qualifications we used for our hole-making equipment. It is with this thinking that our patent pending technology came to light. It is now available across our full range of PIL micro-drip irrigation configurations — from the /Enter to the ///Explore lines.

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Wire & Cable Arabia Established in the Middle East

January 23, 2015

Maillefer was pleased to participate in the industry’s first edition of Wire & Cable Arabia, which took place in Dubai from January 10 – 13, 2015.

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Top Quality at Higher Speeds

January 21, 2015


Are you looking for higher productivity and performance in your medium, high and extra high voltage cable production? Our Neutral Zone Post Heating is a new method to accelerate line speeds in our EPL 50//Extend and EPL 50///Explore lines.

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Analyze Your Cable Production with Maillefer’s New Software

January 14, 2015

Are you interested in reducing material costs and improving cable quality in your CV-line production?

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Fruitful Maillefer Seminar in Moscow

December 11, 2014

We are glad to announce that on December 10, 2014 a seminar titled “Maillefer CV line operation features and service innovations” was held by Maillefer Moscow Office at VNIIKP, Moscow, Russia.

More than 20 specialists from 10 different factories situated on the territory of Russia, Belorussia, and Ukraine accepted our invitation and took part in the seminar.

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Fantastic News for Rubber Cable Manufacturers

December 10, 2014

Would you like to significantly cut costs in your medium voltage rubber cable production? With Continuous Type Change (CTC) it is possible. The principle idea of CTC is to change tooling for the next product without stopping the line.

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Acting on Market Potential Brings You Business

December 2, 2014

Dalian Jinzhou Cable’s first rubber cable production line from Maillefer is up and running. After a busy year of 2013 with numerous 10 kV cable deliveries, the new line opens doors to making cables for the building, wind park, ship, mining, and rolling stock industry as well as for heavy industry.

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Effective W&C show in Mumbai Thanks to the Many Visitors

November 17, 2014

Wire & Cable India 2014 was quite a success with participation from all major players. The visitor turnout was much higher than in the previous show. We received visitors from nearly 65 companies this year.

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Maillefer at IWCS 2014 on booth 421

October 28, 2014

The International Wire & Cable Symposium and Conference takes place for the 63rd time, this year in Providence, RI. The latest technologies in product design, materials, applications and processes are presented in a symposium format from November 9th to the 12th. We warmly welcome you to meet our experts at the suppliers' exhibition.

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Addressing Service in a New Way

October 15, 2014

Following the recent changes in our brand and communication strategies, the moment has arrived to repositon our service activity. Starting January 1, 2015, our Customer Service Unit (CSU) will have a new name − Maillefer Services.  

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Maillefer at Wire & Cable India 2014 on Booth 1E01

October 10, 2014

The 5th International Exhibition for the Wire and Cable Industry will take place in Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon 

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New Choices for Fiber Optic Cable Production

October 8, 2014


Secondary coating for fiber optic cables is the most essential part of your production process. But by considering the consistent quality of loose tube as a starting point, we were able to develop our offering to also better respond to the other requirements of fiber optic cable production.

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Successful Wire & Cable Show in Shanghai

October 2, 2014


Once more Shanghai hosted the Chinese cable industry as well as many other international players. The exhibition was more international than ever before. Many familiar faces visited from the neighboring countries, but also extensively from the South East Asia region in general. We received more than 400 visitors from about 200 different companies, institutes and partners.

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Micro-drip Irrigation Tube - Rapid Rupture Response

September 19, 2014

With its most recent micro-drip irrigation extrusion line, PIL // Explore, Maillefer continues to build-in innovative solutions that improve ease of use and augment performance. Our Rapid Rupture Response (triple-R) feature addresses quality and performance issues that occasionally arise during production – complete tube breaks and smaller wall tears. When they do happen, the aim is to minimize down time and rapidly return to full quality production.

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NEW - Aviation Specific Extrusion Line

September 16, 2014

The continued increase in electronic applications in aviation and aerospace industry in addition to the growing demand from aircraft manufactures for enhanced data transmission are a major challenge in cabling systems. Maillefer has responded to this demand by developing an aviation specific extrusion line.

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NEW – 24/7 Helpdesk Service

September 12, 2014

Our new 24/7 Helpdesk Service will be available from September 24, 2014. Just call + 358 9 88 665 707 anywhere, anytime. 

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New Value Package – Perfect Roundness Concept

September 10, 2014

Are you looking for more reliable high and extra high voltage power cable systems with better joints, terminations and lower material costs?

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Together Product Development is Easy

September 5, 2014

ABB’s Corporate Research visited Maillefer’s R&D center at its head quarters in Finland to assess extrusion concepts and processing parameters for ABB’s R&D project.

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Maillefer at wire China 2014 on Booth W1F24

September 3, 2014

Maillefer’s new market concept with three production solution levels launched this spring at wire 2014 in Düsseldorf has been well grasped by the global market. There is a perfect match for each market situation – you can find the winning solution in low-end as well as in high-end categories in almost 20 applications.

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The Coiler Revisited

July 8, 2014

Maillefer engineers were very eager to present their prototype automatic dual coiler at last fall’s K 2013 show, and with due cause. The newly announced TCA prototype highlighted months of efforts to completely revisit the successful design of its predecessor – the MWB. The TCA promises to offer customers the most advanced and competitive coiling solution possible. Indeed, Pipe & Tube industries are demanding a coiler that is ergonomic, safe, robust, reliable, easy to maintain and financially attractive.

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Packed to go the Distance

June 25, 2014

Since the introduction of blown (or air-jetted) fiber technologies via micro-ducts, Maillefer has been at the forefront of providing specific solutions to a small group of manufacturers who believed in micro-duct’s future. Now with demand growing so does the requirement for increased production performance and capacity. One area where producers seek optimization is in the conditioning of micro-duct between extrusion and bundle assembly & jacketing.

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Novel Purity Scanner to Minimize Cable Breakdowns

June 10, 2014

Cable breakdown can cost you your customer. This is especially true for demanding applications, such as high and extra high voltage underground and submarine cables. The most common reason for a cable breakdown is impurities in the XLPE insulation, which is one of the main raw material for this type of cables. To put it in short, the purer the material, the lower the risk of a breakdown.

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Is Your Cable Production of Top Performance?

June 6, 2014

The nearly 500 delivered and commissioned Maillefer CV lines represent a huge pool of experience from within and outside of the company. We have now compiled this knowledge into a technology service package for high voltage (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) cable production. The package includes four different modules:

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Thanks so much for visiting us @wire 2014

April 29, 2014

Wire 2014 was a success for Maillefer. The number of visitors exceeded all expectations and different market areas around the world were well represented. We are also very happy with the outcome comercially and in terms of interactions.

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News from wire 2014 - Medium voltage CV line to Seval Kablo

April 9, 2014

The Turkish cable manufacturer Seval Kablo visited our booth 10/D21 on Tuesday 8.4. at wire 2014 in Düsseldorf. During their visit, a new medium voltage catenary line, EPL 30 specially tailored for Seval Kablo was affirmed. Installations of the new line will begin in October this year and preliminary plans for an additional medium voltage line are also under way.

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R&D goes live!

April 4, 2014

Maillefer opened a new R&D center for Wire & Cable applications in Finland in March. After only two weeks of testing we already have very good results to share with customers at the wire 2014 show.

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Our New Market Concept Gives the Best Value for Different Capacities and Budgets

April 1, 2014

In rapidly changing markets, increasing the value of your business can take many forms. Low total cost of ownership is a must in mature markets, and a significant difference can be achieved in various ways.

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Maillefer Novelties #2 @wire 2014 – Hall 10 – Booth D21

April 1, 2014

Wire 2014 is an exciting event for us all – maybe even more than ever before.  This year we will launch our brand new market concept with three new solution levels.

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Does Your Factory Represent a Risk or an Opportunity?

April 1, 2014

Making an investment in capital goods represents a certain amount of risk. New equipment brings with it the unfamiliar and the unexpected. Yet, it also holds great promises when placed in ready and able hands.

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Welcome to the Maillefer Blog!

March 24, 2014

A burning desire to innovate and find solutions how to improve production process conditions has always been a key driver and success factor for Maillefer. Our attitude to rise above today’s solutions in order to improve current manufacturing technology, or solve problems, is the driving force for our people. Crasman Stage: maillefer.

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Maillefer Novelties at Wire 2014 – Hall 10 – Booth D21

March 22, 2014

Have you booked your tickets to Wire & Tube 2014 already? This year, the shows are especially important for us. It is the place where our new market concept is launched. There will also be changes in our portfolio, and several new products will be launched. One of the novelties is our brand new value package offering.

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Building Wire Production Needs Renewal

March 21, 2014

Building wire market is all about the cost. Just think about the use of cables in modern societies. Cabling is needed in all building types and across infrastructure. It has to be safe, durable, easy to install, but low-priced.

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Micro-drip Irrigation Tube – a Tool for Smart Water Management

March 18, 2014

Water. Irrigation water. How can growers best use precious water? How not to pollute it, waste it, or have it cause damage to plants and soils? How to use it in helping to grow and fortify crops? Of the various known irrigation techniques, it is micro-drip that offers effective answers to the smart irrigation needs of today.

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