United knowledge and expertise

We announce with great pleasure that Rosendahl Nextrom GmbH has purchased the technology for seam welded smooth and corrugated metal tape sheathing systems from Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc. by means of an intellectual property agreement.

The combination of Rosendahl Nextrom’s 60-year and Weber & Scher’s more than 100-year history provides the greatest depth of knowledge and expertise to customers in the cable market. Based on the experience gained from the prestigious collective customer base of 80 completed metal tape sheathing systems worldwide, the next generation of technology is becoming available to the industry. According to Siegfried Altmann and Gerhard Jakopic, CEOs of Rosendahl Nextrom, "This transaction strengthens the company´s position as a complete turnkey system supplier. This is in line with our strong commitment to the global market segment for submarine, EHV, HV and MV cables." Greg and Doug Scher of Weber & Scher, say, "We are very pleased with and excited about this transaction!” Within the framework of this agreement, Weber & Scher will continue to service, support and supply parts/tooling to our existing customer base with welded metal tape sheathing systems. Furthermore, we will continue with our core business for the worldwide supply of smooth and corrugated overlapped tape sheathing systems as well as ancillary equipment, such as cable pay-offs, take-ups, capstans, accumulators, taping heads, etc." For further information, please contact




Johann Jäkel, Business Unit Director & Sales Director
Tel. +43 664 182 9029
email: johann.jaekel@rosendahlnextrom.com
web: http://rosendahlnextrom.com

Greg Scher, President
Tel. +1 908 236 8484
email: webscher@webscher.com
web: http://webscher.com



Company Mission


We recognize that the key to the longevity of the Company is directly related to the loyalty of our valued customers. Accordingly, we will strive to provide our customers with the highest level of personalized contact and service which is the basis upon which the Company was founded. We will continue to provide our customers with the innovative equipment and process solutions with the objective of supplying quality state of the art technology and will remain committed to achieving the customers complete satisfaction.



Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® was founded as a tool and die manufacturing company in Newark, New Jersey by Otto Weber and George Scher.


Two (2) years later, George Scher purchased the interest of Otto Weber and became sole owner and President of the Company.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® expanded activities into design and building of special machinery.


The Company entered into the wire and cable field with George Scher's patented development of a range of machines for winding Automobile ignition coils. Shortly thereafter, the Company entered into an agreement with General Cable Company for the exclusive supply of coil winding machines.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® was retained by the Western Electric Co. to develop and furnish the prototype equipment for producing the "Alpeth" (single corrugated shielding tape) and "Stalpeth" (dual corrugated shielding/ armouring tape) composite cable sheath constructions. After adoption of the "Alpeth" and "Stalpeth" sheath construction by the Bell system, Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® furnished production equipment to the various Western Electric Co. manufacturing facilities.


Western Electric Co. made a license available to independent cable manufacturers for producing the "Alpeth" and "Stalpeth" construction. Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® now almost totally devoted to the wire and cable industry, began to supply metal tape shielding and armouring equipment to independent cable manufacturers both in the United States and abroad.


William Scher, now Chairman and CEO, joined the Company and developed a range of equipment for the wire and cable industry throughout the 1960's.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® expanded their sales activities throughout South America, Europe and into the Far East.


Gregory K. Scher, now President and COO, and J.Douglas Scher currently Vice President and CFO joined the Company.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® introduced a specialized system for producing continuous longitudinal seam welded smooth and corrugated metal tape sheath constructions using T.I.G. and H.F. induction welding technologies.


After 82 years in Newark, New Jersey, the Company relocated their operations into a new state of the art facility in Lebanon Borough, NJ.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® entered into a global agreement with Dussek Campbell™, U.K. who was the pioneer in developing and furnishing cable filling and flooding systems. This provided Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc. with exclusive rights to manufacture the complete range of Dussek-Campbell production equipment.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® (WEBSCHER)®©, Lebanon Borough, New Jersey, USA, has acquired the assets of AFA™ Industries from Watson International, Paterson, New Jersey, USA.  This new acquisition brings together the technical expertise of both companies to provide Weber & Scher and AFA™ customers with superior technical support and an expanded range of advanced equipment solutions from a single, complete and fully integrated source.


Weber & Scher Mfg. Co., Inc.® (WEBSCHER)®©, celebrates 100th Anniversary!