Established in 1979,
Wire Rope News & Sling Technology
is the industry leader in providing information
to the wire rope, sling, and related businesses worldwide.
Wire Rope News & Sling Technology magazine, published by 2D Publishing LLC, has been serving:
Manufacturers and Distributors since 1979.
What we focus on includes:
• Wire rope
• Related hardware, and sling fabricators
• Related service providers for the material handling industry
Our content is professionally researched. You will find technical articles, news and reports that address topics such as the manufacture and use of wire rope in:
• Offshore drilling operations
• Cordage, slings, chain, and fittings
Editorial content contains articles about fabricating companies, new products, people in the news, and inventions.
In addition to our research and current news from the field, much of our content comes directly from professionals and businesses in our industry who have their finger on the pulse of key factors that can bring significant value to your business. The interviews are first-hand accounts from principal individuals in their company or profession. The resulting articles are of the highest caliber.
Wire Rope News & Sling Technology is published bimonthly: October, December, February, April, June, and August. The magazine is issued in the third week of the published month. Insertion orders, classified, and editorial copy must be received before the 20th of the month preceding date of publication (e.g. May 20th for the June issue). Annual subscriptions are accepted for the bi-monthly magazine.
Our Suppliers Directory:
Our annual Suppliers Directory is the leading yearly buyers guide, listing the companies that supply or serve the steel and material handling industries around the world. The directory is published in May each year. Print copies of the Suppliers Directory are sent to all suppliers listed in the directory and all magazine subscribers.
Our Editorial Staff and Contributors
Don Tywoniw, Publisher/Editor, Production Manager, Advertising Coordinator
Barbara Spencer, Contributing Editor, Author, Manager of the annual Suppliers Directory
Dennis O’Rourke, Contributing Author, Consultant and Author of Denny's Crane and Rigging Notes column
Peter Hildebrandt, Author
William Fischer, Author of the Inventor's Corner column
Al Pirozzoli, Author
Peter von Bleichert, Ph.D., Contributing Author and Consultant
Phillip M. Perry, Contributing Author
Sandra Bluvias-Ashton, Consultant and creator of our industry-related word search puzzle
Victor Menendez, Contributing Author
Jane Haynes, Contributing Author
Diane Drozd, Accounting, Bookkeeping
Myles Mellor, Creator of our unique industry-related crossword puzzle