Press releases 2008

Nexans partners with Sumitomo Electric in Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) in Europe

Nexans and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI),  today announced that they have reached an agreement to collaborate in optical fiber cable business for terrestrial telecommunications in Europe.

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Nexans PUR-Medoxprotect-S sheath makes cables more secure against fire risks – first use in sensor cabling

Nuremberg, 25 November 2008 –  Nexans is presenting a new cable sheathing material, PUR-Medoxprotect-S, that is not only less likely to catch fire than existing compounds, but is also self-extinguishing.

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Nexans opens its first plant in Russia

Ouglich site will produce power cables for the building and infrastructure market.

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Nexans power, signalling and instrumentation cables installed in Terminal 3 at Moscow’s Sheremetevo airport

Nexans supplied around 500 kilometres of cables, worth 3 million Euros.

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Special cabling for sensors and automation in industry and transportation

Nuremberg, 11 November 2008 – Nexans Deutschland’s Nuremburg site designs cables and cabling especially for use in industrial automation and in vehicles.

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Data transmission cable for all areas of life

Mönchengladbach, 11 November 2008 – At electronica 2008, the cable manufacturer Nexans FRANCE is presenting a selection from its range of data transmission solutions from the Filotex® division.

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Nexans wins cable contract for Bombardier Transportation’s passenger locomotives for North America

Nexans will supply power, control and data cables.

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Nexans starts production of rolling stock special cable in China

This local production will enable Nexans to meet the demands of customers operating in China’s booming rail industry

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Closing of Madeco acquisition

With this acquisition, Nexans acquires a leading position in energy cables in a high growth area.

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Nexans wins major cable order for China’s new High-Speed EMU Trainsets

In an order worth more than 1 million Euro, Nexans is supplying control, power and data cables for the Chinese Ministry of Railways.

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Nexans to supply specialized cables for new Seoul Metro trains

At Innotrans, Nexans has announced it won an order worth more than 3 million euros.

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Nexans wins order to supply almost 1,000km of cabling for extension of Istanbul’s commuter rail networks

At Innotrans, Nexans will present its latest product innovations and major projects as complete cable solutions for new generation of urban transports.

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Nexans launches its WINDLINK® range of high-performance cable solutions for wind turbines

9/5/08
At HUSUM WindEnergy Nexans presents its response to the increasing growth of the global market for wind power – the new WINDLINK® range of cable solutions that ensure reliable wind turbine performance for manufacturers worldwide.
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LANsense manages network structures,from end point to end point – at any time

Mönchengladbach, August 20, 2008– Spaghetti cablings doomed to failure in patch environments, time-consuming inventories and the unknown use of the company network by third parties are now a thing of the past: LANsense from Nexans provides administrators with clarity. An intelligent, self-logging management solution, it offers an overview of network connections.

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Price increase at Nexans Germany

7/30/08
Mönchengladbach, July 28, 2008  - Due to the considerable increase of most raw material costs, in particular for plastics produced on oil basis, Nexans Deutschland finds itself compelled to raise its prices.
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Nexans cables at the heart of Beijing International Airport baggage handling system

7/30/08
Paris, July 30, 2008 – Nexans has supplied over 2,500 km of power and control cables for a total value contract of around 2.6 million euros.
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Nexans wins a 58 million euros turnkey contract for underground HV powerlinks in Qatar

New contract signed with KAHRAMAA for the phase VIII expansion and development program of Doha’s electricity network, following the order worth 80 million euros announced last June.
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Nexans signs a 80 million euros contract to supply power infrastructures cables in Qatar

Paris, June 30, 2008 – Nexans will supply  the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) with a power transmission system.
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Paris, June 25, 2008 – Successful commissioning of the world’s first transmission voltage superconductor cable in Long Island

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Paris, June 24, 2008 – Nexans breaks new ground with two new concepts in copper cabling solutions

  
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Paris, June 16, 2008 - Nexans supplies airfield lighting cable for Abu Dhabi International airport

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Nexans Power Accessories Germany celebrates 50th anniversary

Hanover, 13 June 2008 – Nexans Power Accessories Germany GmbH, a Nexans company based in Hof

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Nexans sells its tele communications copper cables businesses activity in Spain

Paris, June 2, 2008 - Nexans, the worlwide leader in the cable industry, announces having closed the sale of its telecommunications copper cable business activity in Spain (Santander production unit)
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Nexans creates a joint venture in Qatar—its first manufacturing plant in an Arabic Gulf state

Paris, June 2, 2008 – Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, today announced it has signed a joint-venture agreement for the creation of a company producing in Qatar. the first cable manufacturer to establish ground presence in Qatar will also be a definite advantage for us.”

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World’s first transmission voltage superconductor cable energised successfully in LIPA’s power grid

Paris, April 30, 2008 – Nexans claims two world records: the longest cable with the highest voltage.
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Online access to cables and cable systems

Hanover, April 21, 2008 - Nexans unveils an improved e-service at the Hanover Trade Fair, April 21 25, 2008
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Nexans-Cable protects St. Petersburg from Floods

Hanover, April 21, 2008 - Company's 178 km high voltage cables to provide the 25 km long dam's lock with electricity from 2009
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24 million Euro submarine power cable contract for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Paris – April 16, 2008 – Nexans cables will export 315 MW of power from a new wind farm off the east coast of England.

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Cable experts present installation cable and innovative network components

Vacha/Mönchengladbach, April 1, 2008 – Nexans at the light+building trade fair in Frankfurt/Main, April 6 – 11, 2008

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Nexans displays innovations in corrugated tube manufacture and high-quality copper wires at wire 2008

High-quality wires from Nexans are the basis for special cable solutions;
corrugated tubes with greater diameters will make LNG terminals of the future possible
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Nexans Rheycord BS handling cable gets its first US installation at the Port of Oakland

Paris, March 18, 2008 – Nexans has installed the cable in the basket spreader of a ship-to-shore crane.
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Nexans and INEO install 264 km of high voltage overhead lines in record time to reinforce vital power link in West Africa

Paris, February 28, 2008 – The INEO-Nexans consortium has installed AERO-Z® high voltage overhead conductors in just 29 days.
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Nexans liefert Seekabel zur Energieübertragung in Frankreichs erstem Offshore-Windpark

Hannover, 12, Febr. 2008 - Auftrag umfaßt insgesamt 42 Kilometer Mittelspannungs-Seekabel und Zubehör
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Strategy of the Nexans Group works: clear growth in sales and profit

Paris/Mönchengladbach, February 6, 2008 - Ongoiing concentration on infrastructure, construction and industry designed to consolidate the growth trend
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The Internet site www.duotrack.com presents the new system for the cost-effective lineside cabling of regional railways

Mönchengladbach (Germany), 29. January 2008 - All-in-one solution: DuoTrack combines copper and fibre-optic cables for the transmission of al required train control centre and telecommunication services

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Presentation of 2007 Annual Results - Watch the video

The presentation was given on Thursday, January 31st, 2008 in Paris.

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Wolfgang Bedorf joins Nexans Executive Committee as Executive Vice President Rest of the World Area

Paris, January 17, 2008 – Nexans has appointed Dr Wolfgang Bedorf as member of the Executive Committee of the Group  and Executive Vice President, Rest of the World Area, with effect from February 1st, 2008.
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