Ropecord News - a Publication of the Cordage Institute

Your window to the cordage, rope and twine industry and its fabricators, resellers and users.

  • Read about new products

  • Find out about new applications

  • Learn about trade and legal issues

  • Find out about markets

  • Keep up to date on technical information

  • Read about what is going on in the industry

The Ropecord News is published quarterly.

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North America (Canada, Mexico, U.S.): $45.00 (US) per year
International (Airmail): $95.00 (US) per year

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