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CRU Wire and Cable News

This daily, weekly and monthly service has all the news, analysis & insight into the global metallic wire and cable and fibre optics industry. A subscription gives full access to this website including all premium content and emailed daily & weekly news alerts. All news is compiled into an emailed and downloadable monthly PDF report.


Women4Metals is a pioneering grassroots initiative that was launched in 2019 by employees of Aurubis (a recycling, smelting, refining & fabricating company of copper and other metals). Its primary objective is to enhance the representation of women in the metals industry and ensure equal opportunities for individuals of all genders. The initiative meanwhile operates across the industry, establishing a network that aims to increase visibility and provide support for women in production, specialist and leadership roles. By promoting an inclusive corporate culture, Women4Metals is actively driving positive change in the metals industry through collaboration with and support by companies, associations, and individuals.

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is the representative trade association for the global wind power industry. Its members have installed over 70% of the wind power capacity in the world, and its corporate members are the leading wind companies in the global market, including large global turbine manufacturers, international energy companies, developers and specialist technology providers and consultancies.

GWEC's mission is to ensure that wind power fulfils its role as one of the key technology solutions to today’s energy and climate challenges, forming the backbone of a new clean energy system and enabling trillions of dollars of investment while providing substantial economic and social benefits. GWEC acts as the global voice of the wind industry, working with institutions such as the UN, IRENA, the IEA and multilateral development banks to support governments and policymakers, providing them with the network, expert knowledge and data which allows them to ensure the full potential of wind energy is realised. GWEC represents the wind industry at key international events such as COP, the G20, UNGA and other forums, working with governments, institutions, civil society organisations and our fellow renewable energy technologies to ensure that the policy issues crucial to the energy transition are understood and acted upon.

International Wire and Machinery Association

The IWMA's mission is to promote new technology, education and growth within the industry through its events, conferences and publicity opportunities which offer an international forum for technological advance and best practice for its members. Founded in 1970, the International Wire & Machinery Association is the world's largest and most influential corporate association for the wire and cable industries.

WCISA® · Wire and Cable Industry Suppliers Association®

WCISA® is a nonprofit corporate membership association of North American suppliers of machinery, materials and accessories used for making all types of wire and cable. Members are based in or have an established subsidiary in North America. WCISA’s mission is to promote its member's products and services by providing its members with representation, networking/social opportunities and services at wire and cable trade events and conferences. WCISA is active in wire and cable trade events and conferences throughout the world, in varying capacities, including as an exhibitor, supporter, sponsor and outing organizer. WCISA also awards to scholarships to employees and dependents of member companies as well as partner associations.

Wire & Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance, Inc. (WCMA)

Wire & Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance, Inc. (WCMA) is a non-profit corporate business association serving manufacturers of low to high voltage electrical, electronic, and fiber optic wire and cable that have established manufacturing operations located in North America.  Corporate membership also includes industry suppliers, service providers, affiliated companies and organizations that support the industry, also having significant North American based operations.

wire Düsseldorf

wire Düsseldorf - the world's leading international trade fair for the wire and cable industry and every two years the international hub for industry players with a special focus on the automotive industry and its suppliers, the gas and oil industry and the chemical, construction and telecommunications sectors.As an international player in the industry, we accompany our customers to the global markets. With new events in Turkey, Egypt and Mexico, the wire Düsseldorf portfolio continues to grow. We also continue to be active in India, Thailand and China with the topics that move our industry.In 2024, we expect more than 1,000 exhibitors from 52 countries on more than 50,000 square metres at wire Düsseldorf, who will present their current machinery and equipment for wire production and wire processing, tools, special wires, process technology, glass fibre, end products as well as measurement and control technology in the exhibition halls. Join the best - from 15 to 19 April 2024!


IWCS is a not-for-profit organization that has hosted the premier event for new technologies in cable and connectivity products, processes, and applications for the past 70 years. The Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum allows attendees to explore topical issues, learn about new technologies, and network with colleagues from the communications, data, electronics, power, industrial, automotive, and aerospace industries. The IWCS Technical Symposium Committee generates an extremely high-caliber program containing previously unpublished technical papers. In addition to the Forum, IWCS is committed to the development of industry professionals and scholars by hosting educational webinars, publishing research, and awarding scholarships. To learn more about IWCS and the Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum, please visit iwcs.org.

EIC (Energy Industries Council)

For 80 years the EIC has helped companies, large and small, to maximise business opportunities in the energy industries, whether sourcing or supplying goods and services, at home or abroad. We are passionate about helping our member companies to diversify, export and win new business. We are experts in tracking global CAPEX projects, and global energy assets for OPEX and O&M, across the full range of energy sectors, now including energy transition. Our world-leading market intelligence helps our members to grow at scale and at pace, both in the UK and around the world. Our 130 events each year bring together buyers and suppliers worldwide to discuss live project opportunities, make contacts and generate new sales.

Fibre Systems

Fibre Systems is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors; network equipment manufacturers; planners, installers, and systems integrators; as well as operators and end users of fibre-optic networks worldwide.Fibre Systems addresses the technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues that shape the fibre-optic systems market, with a particular focus on the European perspective.Fibre Systems comprises a quarterly print and digital magazine, a regularly updated website www.fibre-systems.com, and a monthly email newsletter, FS Newsline.


A  leading  international  magazine  for  the  wire  and  cable  industries,  EuroWire  is  printed  six  times  per  year  and is the only magazine published in six different languages including German, Russian, French, Italian and Spanish. Distributed  in  print,  on  CD  ROM  and  online,  EuroWire  has  a  closely  controlled  worldwide  circulation  to  industry professionals. The latest corporate news, technology stories, and regular features covering the production and processing of  wire,  cable,  fibre  optics,  springs,  fasteners  and  precision  parts,  all  form  the  mainstay  of  this  highly  respected magazine. With  an  increasing  and  unrivalled  distribution  across  Europe  and  the  Americas,  EuroWire  is  THE  most  important source of information in our industry.

Wire & Cable Technology International (WCTI)

Wire & Cable Technology International (WCTI) is a bimonthly technical magazine for manufacturers, processors, distributors and users of all types of wires, cables, wire harnesses and cable assemblies. Each issue contains the Wire Harness & Cable Connector (WHCC) section which focuses on wire and cable processing, distribution and use. Additional WCTI publications include the OVERVIEW business and market newsletter, the IWCS Supplier Exhibition Directory, and the annual WCTI Buyers’ Guide. All publications are published in print and digital formats, and subscription, editorial, advertising and circulation details are available at www.wiretech.com.

Istanbul Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association (IDDMIB)

Istanbul Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association (IDDMIB) has been representing more than 6.000 companies in Turkey. The Association provides contact between members and foreign importers in order to ease the export processes, serves up-to-date domestic and global market news, reports and analyses and also solves the problems of its member companies face at home and abroad. IDDMIB, represents exporter companies from 9 sub-sectors. These are: Aluminium and Aliminium Products, Copper and Copper Products, Casting/ Foundry, Construction Materials,Metal Hardware,Welding Equipments,Metal Packaging, Kitchenware, Industrial Kitchen Equipments

Fitch Ratings

Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services and is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, Fitch Solutions, and Fitch Learning. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.In 2017, Fitch Ratings and CRU Group announced a strategic agreement to incorporate CRU’s expertise in the Metals and Mining sectors into Fitch’s industry research and credit analysis.