The New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) has turned to undercover agents to thwart sites that buy stolen copper cable. Earlier this year, the scruffy looking man pushing a shopping cart full of stripped cable stopped at two sites in Long Island suspected of buying cable that belonged to the NYCTA.

If your company profile appears (or should appear!) in WAI’s annual WJI Reference Guide, now is the time to either update or send in your company details. Listings are free, and data received by Nov. 30 will be included in the 2018 edition.

Thursday, 22 June 2017 11:58

Do you have an industry hotshot?

A slew of “30 under 30” profiles of up-and-coming newcomers to a given field have become very popular in recent years. The WAI’s Board of Directors believes that such recognition should extend to professionals in the wire and cable industry. With that mindset, the WAI is issuing a call for Industry Hotshots.

Sunday, 22 January 2017 14:35

David Hawker discusses a year of change

As way of Introduction, I’m David Hawker and will be serving as the President of the Wire Association International for 2017. I’m currently the Vice President and General Manager for Nexans Energy Cable division with plants in Canada and the US servicing the North American market.

Monday, 12 December 2016 14:40

Brian Parsons talks about WAI

The WAI Education Committee continues to support the educational needs of our membership through the recent launch of HardWired, a monthly newsletter with web based media integration.