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About
Wire Rope News & Sling Technology

Industry leader in providing information to the
material handling, wire rope and sling industries and related businesses worldwide.

Established in 1979 by Ed Bluvias

Wire Rope News & Sling Technology has been serving manufacturers and distributors of wire rope, chain, cordage and related hardware; sling fabricators and related service providers for the material handling industry since 1979. We publish a bimonthly magazine and an annual Suppliers Directory. Both are available in print for subscribers and online to the general public on this website www.WireRopeNews.com.

Edward Bluvias, Sr. was the founder, owner, and publisher of the Wire Rope News & Sling Technology magazine. He was a poineer in the wire rope industry. Please download and read the pdf article about our founder, Ed Bluvias in Remembering Edward Bluvias A Pioneer in the Wire Rope Industry from the April 2013 issue.

Wire Rope News & Sling Technology Magazine

The Wire Rope News & Sling Technology magazine is published bimonthly. Content includes technical articles, news and reports describing the manufacture and use of wire rope in marine, construction, mining, aircraft and offshore drilling operations.  Cordage, slings, chain and fittings are also covered. Editorial content contains articles about fabricating companies, new products, people in the news and inventions.

The bimonthly magazine is published in February, April, June, August, October, and December. 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). The online version of our publication is usually posted about two weeks after the printed magazine is delivered, giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles, industry news and information.

Advertisers in the magazine are also listed in the Advertisers Index of each issue.

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.

Editorial Staff

Don Tywoniw, Managing Editor, Production Manager, Advertising Coordinator

Barbara Spencer, Contributing Editor, Author, Manager of the annual Suppliers Directory

Don Sayenga, author and consultant

Peter Hildebrandt, author

William Fischer, author of the Inventor's Corner column

Dennis O’Rourke, contributing author and author of Denny's Crane and Rigging Notes column

Peter von Bleichert, Ph.D., contributing author and consultant

Jane Haynes, author

Sandra Bluvias-Ashton, consultant

Phillip M. Perry, contributing author

Victor Menendez, contributing author

Henry Vere, contributing author

Diane Drozd, accounting, bookeeping

Myles Mellor, creator of our unique industry related crossword puzzle

 

Want to learn more about Wire Rope News & Sling Technology? Contact us.

Caldwell Lifting Solutions
Suncor Stainless
All Material Handling
Yoke Industrial Corp.
Loos wire rope, cable and fittings products
Strider~Resource
SlingMax Rigging Solutions
Campbell Chain & Fittings
Advantage Sales & Supply
Wirop Americas
Landmann Wire Rope Products
Alpha Premium Magnetic Lifters
Chant Engineering
Ken Forging - industrial hardware
Tandemloc
Bilco Wire Rope & Supply Corp.

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