History Nexans Deutschland

Ader Vulkanisierkessel1898
Founding of Kabelwerke Rheydt AG

1900
Foundation of the Hackethaldraht Gesellschaft in Hanover

1967
Hackethal and Osnabrucker Kupfer and Drahtwerke - both belonging to the Gutehoffnungshütte Group - merged into Kabel- und Metallwerke Gutehoffnungshütte AGLackdrahtfertigung

1981
Disincorporation of the electrical activities and formation of kabelmetal electro GmbH, Hanover as an independent company

Prüffeld Ortsfernsprechkabel1982
Sale of kabelmetal electro to Les Cable de Lyon, predecessor of Nexans Paris

1992
Takeover of Kabel Rheydt
Formation of Alcatel Kabel Beteiligungs-AG as a Holding for kabelmetal electro and Kabel Rheydt and its associated companies

Schirmmaschine2000
October - change of corporate name and restructuring of Alcatel Kabel to Nexans Germany

2002
takeover of PETRI (today: Nexans Power Accessories, Germany)

2006
acquisition of the Confecta Group, specialized in the manufacture of harnesses for the railway industry and other industrial segment

2007 - 2009
creation of the Subsidiaries Nexans Polska, Nexans Slovakia, Nexans Ceska Republika