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Southwire Completes Start-up of a New SCR Copper Rod System in China

(Carrollton, Ga. December 1, 2014) – – Southwire Company, LLC announced the start-up of an SCR# 7000 copper rod system at Yixing Yida Copper Co., Ltd. in the People’s Republic of China.

The system is capable of producing 48 tonnes of rod an hour in the sizes of 8 mm, 9.5mm, 12.7 mm, 16mm and 18 mm utilizing a Morgan “No Twist”® rolling mill. 

“With the start-up of Yixing Yida Copper Co., Ltd., the SCR family continues to grow,” said William M. Berry, president of SCR Technologies.  “It is through our SCR Technology Pool and continued support that our relationship with Yixing Yida Copper Co., Ltd. will continue to grow in the coming years.”

Southwire’s SCR Technologies provides continuous rod system equipment and technology for the production of copper and aluminum rod. SCR Aluminum rod systems range in capacity from 2.5 to 15 metric tonnes per hour of EC aluminum and alloyed aluminum rod. SCR copper systems range in size from 7 to 54 metric tonnes per hour of ETP copper rod or other profiles such as flats. SCR shaft furnaces and furnace systems for rod, billet and anode casting are available with capacities ranging from 7 to 60 metric tonnes per hour.

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About Southwire Company

A technology leader, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America largest wire and cable manufacturers. Its products include building wire and cable, metal-clad (MC) cable, cord products, utility cable products, industrial power cable, copper and aluminum rod and continuous casting technology. Please visit Southwire’s website at www.southwire.com.