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Controls help tire cord manufacturer improve performance of wire draw system

by Matt Wagner, Siemens

Global distributor Wesco and Siemens have teamed up with a local integrator to enable a major Tennessee tire manufacturer to achieve consistent tension and save money. As Chad Garner, a Nashville based application engineer with distributor Wesco, related: “We were presented with a significant challenge by one of our great customers: a tire manufacturer in the area. They needed to upgrade their multiple wire drawing machines for tire cord production in the plant.”

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