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At the heart of the wire and tube industries for 40 years

Intras Ltd is a UK-based independent publisher of Tube & Pipe Technology, Tube Products INTERNATIONAL, EuroWire, Wire & Cable ASIA, EuroFasteners, and Fasteners ASIA magazines and the wiredInUSA website, and has a proud tradition of supporting the wire, cable, tube and pipe industries since the 1980s.

Our magazines and staff can be seen at numerous exhibitions worldwide every year, ensuring our clients receive the maximum publicity through our magazines through both editorial and advertising.

From the shop floor to the boardroom, our magazines reach a broad section of decision-makers in the industries, and several companies have retained our magazines as technical journals for many years.

We have forged long-standing and robust relationships with many exhibition organisers throughout the world, enabling us to continue to serve the industries we helped to shape.

With an unrivalled global closely-controlled distribution in both print and digital formats, we have a firm belief in supporting businesses through combining editorial excellence and targeted advertising to reach the far corners of the globe.

1970s

John Hogg

John Hogg, founder of Intras Ltd, was also a co-founder of the International Wire & Machinery Association (IWMA) and the International Tube Association (ITA). He played an instrumental role in the negotiation and establishment of international wire and cable shows, including the founding of 'wire'– the leading international wire and cable exhibition, now organised by Messe Düsseldorf.

1984

Intras Ltd was founded as a management company to administrate the activities of IWMA and ITA trade associations. Intras begins to create a worldwide database of companies and products involved in the wire, cable, tube and pipe industries.

1988

The first cover of TPT

Tube & Pipe Technology (TPT) was first published in 1988. Covering technological developments concerning tube and pipe manufacturing methods, production machinery and processing equipment, it is now published six times per year.

1992

The first cover of WCA

Wire & Cable ASIA – aimed at the increasing Asian market – was published for the first time. Now issued four times per year, it includes industry news, technology news, as well as technical articles.

1998

The first cover of EuroWire

Published for the first time in 1998, EuroWire (EOW) is the leading international magazine for the wire and cable industries. It covers corporate and technology news, technical articles, and informative news from the Americas.

2008

The first cover of TPI

Tube Products INTERNATIONAL, reporting on specialist areas of tube and pipe products for applications such as aerospace, automotive, civil, energy, OCTG, structural and mechanical, published for the first time. Currently produced as a section within TPT.

2011

Embracing the digital world, wiredInUSA – Now a vibrant and informative website, has become a well-respected resource aimed at the Americas.

2020

EuroFasteners & Fasteners ASIA first published in 2020. In-depth feature sections dedicated to the fasteners industry within our wire magazines.

A commitment to the future

Intras Ltd employs a dedicated team of staff, who individually serve the company's growing international client base. Through its range of publications and industry services, Intras provides clients with unrivalled support in terms of corporate and promotional marketing, enhancing sales and promoting technological awareness. Like many publishers, we also embrace the use of digital and web-based technology and actively encourage engagement with us through our LinkedIn and Facebook social media sites.

Although an independent publisher, we have strong ties with the many leading international exhibitions worldwide, and our staff attend or our magazines can regularly be seen at: wire Düsseldorf, Tube Düsseldorf, wire and Tube China, wire and Tube India, wire and Tube Southeast Asia, Wire & Cable Guangzhou, IWCS, Fabtech, Valve World Expo, Steelfab, MACH, EuroBLECH, Global Industries, Made in Steel, Lamiera, Interwire, Wiretech, EMO and Fabtech Canada.