STONEPARK was formed in 1997. Since then it has been involved in projects for International Wire and Rope producers in the following countries: -


Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Holland, India, Iran, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Spain, Tunisia, UK and USA
Some of the projects undertaken:


Steel plant and rod rolling mill appraisal

Rod mill cooling study and improvement

Wire rod market and applications review

Wire rod sourcing and quality assessment


Patenting and galvanising plant assessment

Galfan process technology

Developments in mechanical descaling

Rod and wire coating and lubrication improvements

Die design and quality management

Wire quality and product improvement

Major wire quality investigation


Wire drawing machinery developments

Factory modernisation scheme for wire and rope

Study of wire mill manufacturing efficiency

Drawing efficiency improvement programme

Stainless steel wire plant assessment

New factory for the manufacture of spring wire.

PC strand production problem solving


Review of high carbon wire technology

Development of low carbon wire with controlled zinc coat weight

New wire and rope product development


Wire Rope Design service

Design and development of plastic impregnated ropes

Design of plastic impregnation production plant for rope

Manufacturing techniques for locked coil rope

Manufacturing machinery evaluation for mining rope


Wire rope product developments for fishing, crane and surface mining

Design and development of rotation resistant rope.

Full review of manufacturing operations for wire and rope

Rope machinery engineering design and development

Wire rope design and manufacturing technology for special ropes.

Rope manufacturing technology and equipment design

New product development in ropes for offshore applications

Wire rope service problem investigation


Expert witness on several material supply claims and patent disputes