WCN Autumn 2013


Bright future ahead for the IWMA IT’S a bright new look for the International Wire and Machinery Association – the world’s largest and most influential membership association for our industry.

Teeing up nicely Budding Rory McIlroys were out in force at the IWMA’s Golf Day at the Fairhaven Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, in June. Bridon International carried off the winner’s trophy in the members section. Second was executive board member Peter Large and third, IWMA chairman Steven Rika. Guest winner was Mark Heneghan of AEI Cables; J Chappell from Caparo Wire was second, and third was Ian Wood from Bridon International. Wayne Escreet from Hempel Wire received the prize for the longest drive, while Girvin Palfrey, of Cable Tapes UK, also took home an award for his nearest the pin shot on the 17 th hole. Chris O’Connor from

and analysis, databases, video and question and answer forums with board members. “The new corporate image is being introduced to standardise branding and marketing material across the association and help to reinforce our position as the largest and most influential corporate membership association for the wire, cable and wire product industries,” said executive manager Andy Lewis. “This new image signals the start of a new phase of growth and development for the association, and the new logo and website emphasise our unique platform to promote new technology and growth within the industry.”

A new logo, website and corporate identity have all been designed to mark the association’s new phase of growth and development. The new corporate design, to set colours, typography, images and marketing material such as literature and exhibition stand design, will help drive the growth of the IWMA, now in its 43 rd year. The new logo design will help promote a more consistent, professional and recognisable global image for the association. With a more dynamic and modern appearance, the IWMA is ideally placed to help its members worldwide. New foreign language sections – catering for German, Russian, Italian, French, Spanish and Chinese – can also be accessed from www.iwma.org A new section – with a members, log-in area – provides access to industry news, market information

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