Yale in the News

Meet Our Experts Special: Nate Cook, Health & Safety Manager

In honor of June Safety Awareness Month, we spoke with Yale Cordage Health & Safety Manager, Nate Cook.

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The Tie That Binds: Restoring the Arborist Community in the Wake of Maui Wildfires

As rebuilding efforts get underway, Yale Cordage donates supplies to local businesses devastated  by historic blaze

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River Max Marine

Benefits of Synthetic Towlines

WorkBoat Magazine — by Michael Crowley

Getting inland barge companies to replace wire towing cables with synthetic line is key for cordage companies that want to gain more traction in the towing market. But it can be difficult convincing companies to make the switch.

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Female Margay (Leopardus wiedii) early morning in forest in Csot

CREA’s Margay Project with Drew Bristow

Yale Cordage is proud to support CREA’s Margay project! Our donation of climbing equipment and sponsorship of Drew Bristow will help important conservation work in Panama. To stay current follow us on social media!

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Saco Rope Maker Helps Sky Sculpture Soar

Planetary artist Janet Eckelmen installed a billowy, voluminous sculpture above Vancouver for an international TED conference.

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They Know The Ropes DownEast Mag Article

Yale Cordage – They Know The Ropes

From its earliest days supplying nylon lines for lobster fishermen, Saco’s Yale Cordage has expanded its market to include everything from America’s Cup yachts to America’s space program.

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NASA’s latest parachute cordage is Yale-engineered

NASA launched a spacecraft 180,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean to simulate the supersonic entry and descent speeds at which the craft would travel through the Martian atmosphere.

The testing will help produce a major breakthrough for future robotic and human missions to Mars. They tested several pieces of technology with the launch, but one of the most closely-watched components will be an innovative parachute system that uses Yale Cordage Rope.

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Shipyard Productivity Reaches New Heights

Lightweight Synthetic Lifting Slings Take Shipyard Productivity to New Heights; Material Handlers provide critical link in Hudson River PCB Remediation

Read the full article in Marine Link (Sep 2016)