Yale in the News


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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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

On June 8, 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)