NMW 2002: Olflex changes name to Lapp USA; debuts cables

Chicago, Ill. - Olflex Wire & Cable announced at National Manufacturing Week that it was recently merged with sister company Contact Electronics, and then the two were renamed Lapp USA by their corporate parent, Lapp Group. The newly joined firm has also relocated to new headquarters in Florham Park, N.J.

By Control Engineering Staff March 21, 2002

Chicago, Ill. – Olflex Wire & Cable announced at National Manufacturing Week that it was recently merged with sister company Contact Electronics, and then the two were renamed Lapp USA by their corporate parent, Lapp Group. The newly joined firm has also relocated to new headquarters in Florham Park, N.J.

Following this reorganization and relocation, Lapp USA announced Mar. 18 at National Manufacturing Week that it was launching several new products. These include:

  • Olflex VFD Slim is a reduced diameter, shielded motor supply cable for variable frequency drives (VFD) that is reportedly the first VFD cable with UL and CSA TC approvals.

  • Epic Pin & Sleeve connectors conform to IEC 309-2 and are designed to meet the power connectivity needs of North American industrial applications.

  • Olflex Auto-I is a flexible, UL-type, TC-approved, multi-conductor cable suitable for use in dry, wet, damp and burial conditions.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jim Montague, news editor
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