Industry News

In this section, WCMA will report announcements and news events that we receive from our Members, as well as from qualified industry sources. Our Industry News content will concentrate on key commercial events, such as confirmed merger and acquisition activity, new start-ups and firms, and Executive changes and appointments. Contact Ed Fenton, WCMA Executive Advisor at 860-841-7720 or to provide the appropriate information.


WCMA strongly suggests that our Members also contact the recognized industry trade publications, such as those listed in our Member Resources, Industry Organizations section. Although not communicated on our site, new product announcements and technical articles may be publicized through these other industry resources.

  • December 14th, 2018

    David Gemelli Passes

    We regret to inform you of the passing of David J Gemelli, former President of Gem Gravure, a true industry stalwart and promoter of not only his company but also wire and cable manufacturing.An army veteran, Gemelli was as fierce a competitor as he was dedicated to fairness, good ethics, and mentoring all.   He succeeded Gem's founder, his father, Joseph,… Read More

  • December 3rd, 2018

    Henry Finelli Passes

    WCMA sadly reports the passing of Henry Finelli, 80, of West Caldwell, New Jersey.   Prior to incurring his recent illness, Finelli had been active as an industry consultant and with Pillar Plastics.   He had been active in Wire Association International, Wire and Cable Industry Suppliers Association, and was a 1999 recipient of the Wire & Cable Manufacturers Alliance Distinguished Career… Read More

  • August 29th, 2018

    TE Wire & Cable- Harden named VP General Manager

    TE Wire & Cable hired Scott Harden as Vice President/General Manager effective August 1st. He will manage sales, operations, marketing, and engineering.Prior to TE Wire & Cable, he worked for 24 years at West Penn Wire/Belden in progressively advancing roles in engineering, operations and sales and marketing, culminating as President/General Manager for the last 7 years. Scott will report directly… Read More

  • June 20th, 2018

    T&T Marketing Adds Borman

    Drew Borman has recently joined T&T Marketing, an M. Holland Company. Based in southern New Hampshire, Drew will be the Account Manager for New England. He holds a degree from the UMass-Lowell in Plastics Engineering. For the past 7 years Drew was a Global Account and Supplier Executive managing PET, PVC, and olefins for a large chemical distributor Read More