News from CASAR

The August 2018 version of the CASAR newsletter is now available to our customers and crane industry experts. Please click the link(s) below to view this issue, available in German and English.


  • CASAR Newsletter, November 2018 (English)
  • CASAR Newsletter, November 2018 (German)  
  • Up-to-date manufacturing lines require a deep integration of hoists and factory cranes into the production chain. Only steel wire ropes with the highest performance characteristics achieve maximum load capacity, safety and service life. CASAR SUPERPLAST 10 MIX is your first choice to eliminate unplanned downtime and ensure optimized material flow due to:

  • •  Very high bending fatigue performance to achieve a long service life
    •  High minimum breaking load to optimize the lifting gears
    •  Very high flexibility for a smooth operation

    WireCo WorldGroup Appoints James O'Leary as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    WireCo WorldGroup announced that Interim Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer, James (“Jim”) O’Leary, has assumed the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. 
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    WireCo WorldGroup Acquires the Assets of Netherlands Based Endenburg B.V

    WireCo WorldGroup Inc. (WireCo), the world’s leading producer and marketer of specialty steel wire ropes and high performance synthetic ropes, announced today that WireCo has acquired the majority of the assets of Endenburg B.V. (Gouda), a Netherlands based company. As part of the agreement, WireCo will establish a crane rope distribution center at the current Gouda location, called the WireCo Crane Center. 
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    Spotlight on Innovation: Dr. Oliver Fries speaks at International Tower Cranes Conference

    On Tuesday, November 5th in Berlin, Germany, the room was packed as Dr. Oliver Fries, WireCo's Vice President European Engineering & Technical Services, spoke at the third annual International Tower Cranes Conference.
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    WireCo WorldGroup announces the appointment of Christopher L. Ayers as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 7, 2013

    Mr. Ayers will replace interim CEO Stephan Kessel, who has served since April 2013.  Mr. Ayers previously served as Executive Vice President, President of Global Primary Products at Alcoa.  
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