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Sven Winter is president of the OIPEEC

17. April 2024 | Rope, ROTEC GmbH

The OIPEEC Conference 2024 took place from April 9-11 in Bardolino, Lake Garda, Italy. An interesting program provided the backdrop for 159 experts from 27 countries to meet, exchange ideas and network on the topic of “rope”. In addition, the new board of the OIPEEC (International Association for the study of ropes) was elected. We are very pleased that Sven Winter, CEO of ROTEC GmbH, will represent this internationally most important committee for research on ropes in the future. At the same time, the outgoing President, Bill Putnam, was retired from his position.

The new elected management board will in future consist of

What is OIPEEC?

OIPEEC is a worldwide association of scientists, experts, researchers, manufacturers and users who are dedicated to studying the properties and behavior of wire and fiber ropes.

OIPEEC collects and disseminates studies related to a wide range of applications such as, elevators, cranes, ropeways, rope for construction, large mooring lines, hoisting ropes for mines, deep-water lifting ropes, and industrial ropes.

OIPEEC promotes works covering all aspects of rope technology including design, selection, degradation, inspection, endurance and discard.

From left: Sven Winter (new President), Bill Putnam (past President), Elizabeth Huntley (Vice President)

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