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RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, May 2014, RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, the subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed Aca wire S.L. as its Spain and Portugal representative for the RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds for the metal forming industry. According to RA Europe Managing Director Don Neville, “Aca wire S.L. is a dynamic entrepreneurial team well acquainted with the wire and cable industry in the territory, already representing a number of industry leading product brands. The scope and breadth of their activity throughout the area will enable RichardsApex to further develop its local presence and coverage. We are extremely pleased to welcome Aca wire S.L. to our global network of representatives dedicated to bringing the best lubricant solutions to our customers.”
 
RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, May 2014, RichardsApex Europe Ltd., located in Doncaster, UK, the European subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed NICORO TRADING srl as its exclusive representative for Romania. NICORO’s General Manager Mihai Frangulea has extensive experience within the wire and cable industry and will spearhead the sales of RichardsApex’s range of lubricants and compounds throughout the Romanian market. RA Europe Managing Director Don Neville highlights that “through our collaboration with NICORO TRADING RichardsApex Europe Ltd. will now be able to more effectively address and satisfy the requirements of our existing customers as well as to extend our reach throughout the Romanian market. We are extremely pleased to welcome NICORO TRADING srl to our global representative network dedicated to bringing the best lubricant solutions to our customers.”
 
RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, July 2013, The subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed Andrea Peviani as the national representative for the RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds for the metal forming industry. According to RA Europe Managing Director Don Neville, “Mr. Peviani is well established and known throughout the wire and cable industry both in Italy and abroad. He brings a unique blend of depth and range in rod and wire production as well as quality management and improvement forged by years in the industry. We are extremely pleased to welcome him to our global network of representatives dedicated to bringing the best lubricant solutions to our customer.”
 
RichardsApex AutralAsia, March 2013, RichardsApex AutralAsia Appoints Taiwan Sunshine Industrial Corporation As Its Exclusive Representative for Taiwan, March 2013. RichardsApex AustralAsia Pty Ltd, the AustralAsia subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed Taiwan Sunshine Industrial Corporation as its exclusive representative for Taiwan. Taiwan Sunshine Industrial Corporation, a distinguished and reliable company established in 1968 with successful sales excellence, such as 12 state-of-art Southwire’s SCR systems, 16 hot and cold strip rolling mills, coil processing lines, vacuum degassers, lime kilns, slabs and coil tongs, packaging and storages systems, hydraulic and mechanical presses, grinding and sawing machines, knives, rolls, chains, maintenance vehicles for high speed rail cars, etc., Taiwan Sunshine Industrial Corporation will manage sales of RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds and provide customer service support effective from 1st March 2013.
 
RichardsApex Europe Ltd. ,March 2013, Doncaster, UK, the subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, Appoints North-west Company of Supply (CZKSK) Ltd., St. Petersburg, Russia, as the national representative, March 2013 RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, the subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed North-west Company of Supply (CZKSK) Ltd., St. Petersburg, Russia, as the national representative for the RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds for the metal forming industry. According to RA Europe Managing Director Don Neville, “CZKSK is well established and known throughout the wire and cable industry in Russia as the agent for a broad range of technologies encompassing dies, specialty tapes, compounds and wire and cable machinery. What’s more they have a domestic warehousing and supply network which will enable RichardsApex to adopt a solid and comprehensive local presence for our Russian customers to turn to and rely on.
 
East Haddam, CT, USA, January 1, 2013, WCMA Announces Eight Recipients of Its 2013 Distinguished Career Award The Wire & Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance (WCMA), East Haddam, CT, USA, has announced the recipients of its 2013 Distinguished Career Award. The 29th annual Awards Dinner and Investiture Ceremony will take place on April 13, 2013, in Hartford, CT, USA, at the Connecticut Convention Center. Among the recipients of the Distinguished Career Awards for 2013 is David Richards, COO, RichardsApex, Inc. The WCMA is a corporate membership organization for makers of electrical, electronic and fiber optic wire and cable with an established manufacturing base in North America including the producers of signal and current-carrying wire and fiber, the producers of bulk cables, and wire and cable processors.
 

Doncaster, UK, January 1, 2013 RichardsApex Europe Ltd Appoints Ali Serpen of Metalin As Its Exclusive Representative for Turkey. RichardsApex Europe Ltd., located in Doncaster, UK, the European subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed Ali Serpen of Metalin as its exclusive representative for Turkey. Ali Serpen who has over twenty years’ experience within the international wire and cable industry, will manage sales of RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds and provide customer service support effective from 1st January, 2013. Metalin and Ali Serpen are well established and known throughout the Turkish wire and cable industry since 1990 as the agent of Fort Wayne Wire Die, inc., and Pressure Welding Machines Ltd.

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 31, 2011 RichardsApex appoints Diatech S.C. in Poland. RichardsApex Europe Ltd., Doncaster, UK, the subsidiary of RichardsApex Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA, have appointed Diatech S.C., Warsaw, Poland, as the national agent for the RichardsApex range of lubricants and compounds for the metal forming industry. According to RA Europe Managing Director Don Neville, “Diatech is well established and known throughout the wire and cable industry in Poland as the agent for technology suppliers such as Fort Wayne Wire Die Inc., Eurotungstene Metal Powders Eramet Group and William Beckett Plastics Ltd. Diatech offer extensive access to all manufacturers and a wide range of customer support capabilities, enabling RichardsApex to adopt a solid and comprehensive local presence for our Polish customers to turn to and rely on.” Contact information: +48 608 535 685, diatech@diatech.com.pl (attn.: Andrzej Majewski); or don.neville@raeurope.co.uk.

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 9, 2011 RichardsApex names R. Bruce Calvert Director of R&D and Don Neville Managing Director of RichardsApex, Europe Philadelphia – RichardsApex, Inc. a global supplier of specialty metalworking fluids is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Bruce Calvert as Director of R&D and Don Neville as Managing Director of RichardsApex Europe a wholly owned subsidiary of RichardsApex, Inc.

Calvert brings to RichardsApex 30 years of oil and chemicals experience and will be responsible for directing the development of new products and services.

"We are fortunate to have someone of Bruce’s experience," said Drew Richards, CEO. “Bruce brings a record of delivering ground-breaking technologies and building strategic partnerships. Bruce’s addition is evidence of our commitment to innovation in ferrous and non-ferrous metal rolling and wire drawing."

Prior to joining RichardsApex, Calvert held a number of commercial and technical positions with Mobil Oil, including Department Manager, Chemicals Assets. In this capacity, he was responsible for R&D and technical service for Mobil’s petrochemicals business. Prior to that, he was Manager, Technology Development for the specialty chemicals division of Mobil Chemical and a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Most recently, Calvert was Business Director, Lubricants and Oilfield Chemicals and Research Director, Industrial Specialties for Croda, Inc.

Neville brings over 20 years experience in the wire drawing and extrusion cable machinery industry with management responsibilities ranging from international sales and market development to the establishment of foreign profit centers. Neville’s career includes having worked for Nokia-Maillefer in the Far East (8 yrs), Samp USA (6 yrs), Samp Far East (4 yrs) and most recently Niehoff Endex North America (3 yrs). He will have the ultimate responsibility for the management of RichardsApex Europe and will soon relocate close to the office in the Doncaster section of the UK.
“Don’s vast experience and industry network is a major gain for RichardsApex, Europe” said Richards. “Don brings new energy and direction to RichardsApex Europe which we are very excited about”.

RichardsApex, Inc. is celebrating its 109th Anniversary as a leading supplier of high performance metalworking fluids. With an unbroken chain of family ownership, the company has retained its singular focus on fair dealings with customers. RichardsApex’s global headquarters are in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia.

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 1, 2009 RichardsApex is proud to announce that they have appointed Thermcraft Inc. as exclusive worldwide distributor for their RAQ-TWT2 quenchant. Richards Apex developed the RAQ-TWT2 product in conjunction with Thermcraft Inc. and Tire Wire Technology, specifically for use in Thermcraft’s Patented LQF (liquid quench fluidized bed) system. The LQF is a revolutionary technology that offers many advantages over the quench technologies currently used in the wire industry.

For additional information please contact: Drew Richards at RichardsApex Inc. drewrichards@RichardsApex.com or Thomas Crafton at Thermcraft Inc. tcrafton@thermcraftinc.com on www.thermcraftinc.com.

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 1, 2008 RichardsApex, Inc is proud to announce the expansion of duties for their current representative, REMSAC, to include Brazil and Argentina as of August 1st 2008. REMSAC currently covers Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia for RichardsApex, Inc from it’s home office and warehouse in Lima Peru. REMSAC has full representation of the whole RichardsApex, Inc product line and has been partners with RichardsApex, Inc for 11 years. With this move, RichardsApex, Inc will strengthen even further its current positioning within the South American market. Contact Drew Richards at RichardsApex, Inc (drewrichards@richardsapex.com), Flavio Rubini, (flavio@remsac.com) or Arnaldo Rubini, (arnaldo@remsac.com) of REMSAC for further information.

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 10, 2006 Condat Corporation and RichardsApex Inc announce an agreement for Condat to purchase the powdered products business line from RichardsApex Inc.

 
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