(USA), Ericson (Sweden), General Cable (USA), J-Power Systems (Japan), Kerite Company (USA), LS Cable & System Corporation (South Korea), Nexans (Norway), NKT Holdings (Denmark), The Okonite
Company (USA), Prysmian Group (Italy), and Qingdao Hanhe Cable Co.
Steel, the Okonite
Co., and Astro Wire, all in Worcester, and as a splicer at Riverdale Mills, Northbridge.
One of the five largest private producers of insulated wire and cable.
The two EPDM cables were manufactured by Okonite
Co., and were single cable strands from a multi-cable system.
Okonite was the successful bidder based on cost and their ability to meet the service requirements of the contract.
The Okonite company provides technical training to each utility's line crews on the proper handling, and cable Preparation for termination.
Demore was a foreman for 19 years at the former Okonite
Company in Worcester.