31/12/2020 – On our own behalf - Wire

Industry retrospect 2020

Which news and topics moved our readers in 2020? We'll tell you in our annual retrospect!


We say goodbye to 2020 with a retrospect at our most clicked articles of the year! © dolphfyn - stock.adobe.com


Our online highlights from January to March:

German electric industry – Electric exports and imports The German imports of electrical and electronic products stagnated in November.

Die cast aluminum coils for efficient electric motors The obvious goal of IFAM's " Casting Technology and Lightweight Construction" department: to produce the coils for series production also by die casting. 

Primetals receives final acceptance for modernized rolling mill at JSW Steel Recently, Primetals Technologies received the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for the modernized rolling mill for long products at JSW Steel Ltd. in Salem, India.

Our online highlights from April to June:

New standards for straightening machines Eurobend has set another milestone in the field of rotor straightening machines with hyperbolic rollers: the maintenance-free 5G rotor (patent).

Method for the production of busbars for e-mobility The CNC-controlled BMF 60 is a completely new bending machine for the production of profiled parts and busbars developed by Wafios.

Three high-speed wire rod mills Primetals Technologies sells to Chinese customer.

Our online highlights from July to September: 

Gauder+Co continues with the French company Setic New majority shareholder.

Rosendahl installed a high temp test line at their facility in Austria It just wouldn’t be Rosendahl Nextrom if they were not continuously implementing some kind of line improvements and conducting laboratory tests.

Crucial component in the energy transition Borealis polyolefin innovations enable the transition to a lower carbon energy future.

Our online highlights from October to December:   

Condat acquires Kemno This acquisition shows bright promise and is based on solid common values between the two companies.

Schlatter and Witechs start a long-term partnership New strategic partnership.

Everything from a single source Schlatter expands product range.

We wish all our readers a good start into the new year and a beautiful and successful 2021!