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.

  • 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

  • May 28th, 2018

    TE Wire & Cable - Plataine Parner to offer Smart Thermocouples

    TE Wire & Cable (Saddle Brook, NJ, US), manufacturer of thermocouple wire, and Plataine (Waltham, MA, US), provider of Industrial IoT and AI-based optimization software for advanced manufacturing, announced on May 23 a partnership for Smart Thermocouple solutions.   The joint solution integrates IoT, AI and thermocouple technologies to improve efficiencies and quality. TE W&C thermocouples are connected to Plataine’s IoT-based AI software via a simple hardware infrastructure… Read More

  • March 17th, 2018

    Mexichem Acquires Sylvan

    Mexichem, along with the former shareholders of Sylvin Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of flexible and semi-rigid vinyl and vinyl alloy compounds, aannounced the sale of Sylvin shares to Mexichem. Founded in 1978 and operating from Denver, Pennsylvania (USA), Sylvin services a broad range of industries including wire & cable, construction, automotive, general purpose and consumer goods. Sylvin joins the Mexichem… Read More

  • February 10th, 2018

    IWCS Adds Corning's Gimblet to Board

    Michael J. Gimblet, Global Technology Manager – Connector Development, joined the IWCS Symposium Commitee.At Corning, Gimblet is responsible for Corning Optical Communications’ Global Connector Process Development group that serves customers in the enterprise, carrier and wireless networks around the world.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.His career began in 1993 as a Development Engineer… Read More

  • January 26th, 2018

    Canny Succeeds Hennessy

    Joe Hennessy, President of Harbour Industries will retire effective March 31st, 2018.  With his retirement, Joe concludes a distinguished 37 year career in the wire and cable industry most recently as President of Harbour Industries.   He will turn over day to day responsibility to Robert (Bob) Canny, President of Harbour Industries (USA).On behalf of Harbour's parent company,  Marmon EWC, Joe… Read More