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Vol. 39, No. 3

                                                                          Contents

             February 23, 2018          Since 1979
             Edward Bluvias, III
             Publisher            info@wireropenews.com    Features

             Don Tywoniw        design@wireropenews.com    A Lively Interview with Roland Verreet:
             Editor/Production Manager/
             Advertising Coordinator                       “The Rope Pope”  .............................................8
                                                                 At 67, he says he’s past his “discard state.” But
             Barbara Spencer   directory@wireropenews.com        this renowned wire rope expert, who asserts
             Contributing Editor/Author/                         that wire rope is “fascinating” and “sexy,” has
             Suppliers Directory                                 no plans to retire.
                                                                 By Barbara Spencer
             2D Graphics
             Production & Layout                           Getting a Grip on the Correct Solution Helps
                web site: www.wireropenews.com             Sea Catch get a Huge Lift  .............................16
                     or www.wirerope.news                        Using their patented gripping tool, Sea Catch
                                                                 proves that they have the solution to an all too
             The online version of our publication is usually posted   familiar problem.
             about 2 weeks  after  the printed  magazine  is delivered,   By Pete Hildebrandt
             giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles,
             industry news and information.
                                                           Elevators and Their Cables Forever Change
                                                           Urban Architecture .........................................24
             Advertisers       2018 Suppliers                    A short history of elevator technology and
                Index:         Directory Info:                   a glimpse into the future of moving people
                                                                 through a building.
               Page 75             Page 52                       By Pete Hildebrandt

                                                           Note from the Editor  ....................................74
                         ISSN 0740-1809
             Wire  Rope  News  &  Sling  Technology  is  published   Company Spotlight  .......................................48
             bimonthly by Wire Rope News, LLC, P.O. Box 871,
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               Printed in the United States of America     Departments
             Published bi-monthly; Oct., Dec., Feb., April, June,   Advertiser’s Index  ..............................................75
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             orders, classified, and editorial copy must be received   Steel Industry News  ..........................................32
             before the 20th of month preceding date of publication   The Inventor’s Corner  ........................................56
             (e.g. May 20th for June issue).
                                                           New Products  ....................................................68
             Disclaimer:  The opinions expressed in the articles in this
             publication reflect the research and/or views of the author(s) and/  People in the News  ............................................71
             or  the  companies  that were  interviewed  for  each  story,  and do
             not (necessarily) reflect the views, official policy or position of the   Book Review  ......................................................53
             publisher. Press releases and advertisements are the sole content
             of the individual companies who supply them and WRN&ST holds   Construction Sights Photo Gallery  ....................54
             no claim as to their validity and/or accuracy.
                                                           Crossword Puzzle  ..............................................74
             Please send all media and advertising inquiries to
                  Production: design@wireropenews.com      Classified Ads  ....................................................76
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