Blog - Maillefer

Pipe R&D Center Made Official

Jan 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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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What is Value?

Dec 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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

Dec 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Vertical pilot line at Maillefer R&D Center in Finland

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Don’t Overdo It – Save Material!

Oct 28, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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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Maillefer on Booth 709 at IWCS 2015

Sep 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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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Have You Tested Our Vertical Pilot Line Yet?

Aug 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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

Jul 29, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Prysmian submarine cable factory in Pikkala, Finland.

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Technology Cooperation is Vital

Jul 8, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Ensto headquarters in Porvoo, Finland.

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3-D Printing Finds Its Place

Jun 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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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Optimizing the Balance of Power

May 12, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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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