Wire Technical Seminar at Bridon Bekaerts Technology Centre

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UK Steel has arranged a Wire Technical Seminar at Bridon Bekaert’s Technology Centre in Doncaster. Taking place on Thursday 21 September, the day will include key speakers from the wire sector, a tour of the Technology Centre and followed by a networking lunch. The event is free of charge and begins with registration at 10.00am and concludes after the tour around 14.00.


This is a unique opportunity to visit Bridon’s Technology Centre, a world leading centre of excellence in steel and synthetic fibre rope technology development and testing, harnessing the wealth of knowledge acquired by serving global industries for more than a century.


The event brings together key players in the UK steel wire sector:


Paul Leach, Business Development Manager, Chemetall

Profit through Technology - The use of advances in surface chemistry to increase output and profitability in the Cold Forming of Steel.


Andrew Steptoe, Laboratory Technician, Bridon-Bekaert - The Ropes Group

Dust monitoring and reduction in a wire and rope factory – Bridon-Bekaert are a global technology leader in the manufacture of wire and fibre rope solutions for the world’s most demanding applications.


Alev Bengi, Director, SGA Industrial Ltd

Cassette-Roll Systems At Work In Wire Processing – micro-cassettes increase efficiency due to a reduction in wire breakages and the long life of tungsten carbide rolls.


Paul Cockram, Technology Manager, Wire Rod at British Steel

Building Stronger Futures - British Steel was formed on 1st June 2017 as an independent company. During a period of asset consolidation and transformation and leadership change within the company significant progress has been made. The presentation will describe the new company footprint, challenges and ambitions including an outlook on the future for the company. It is an opportunity to meet the team and collectively debate the technical, R&D and operational challenges we face and some of the solutions we can collaboratively offer to our customers in the UK and around the world.


To attend this event contact Graeme.

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