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Southwire Completes Start-up of A New SCR® Copper Rod Systems in Taiwan

(Carrollton, Ga. June 6, 2014) – – Southwire Company announced the start-up of an SCR 2500 copper rod system in Kiaoshiung, Taiwan for RUYU Metals Co. Ltd.
 
The system is capable of producing 20 tonnes of rod an hour in the sizes of 8 mm, 9.5mm, 12.7 mm, 16mm and 18 mm utilizing a “No Twist”® rolling mill from Seimens Industries Inc. (formerly Morgan).
 
“We would like to welcome RUYU Metals Co. Ltd. into the SCR family and look forward to many years of successful collaboration,” said William M. Berry, president of SCR Technologies. “It is through our continued support and SCR Technology Pool that this relationship will continue to grow for many years to come.”

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 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.