Press releases 2008

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Nexans wins a 42 million Euro subsea umbilical contract for Usan oilfield in Nigeria


This contract confirms the Group's position as a market leader in the subsea umbilical sector.


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.


Nexans and Xi'an Jiaotong University in China to cooperate on basic materials research


An ambitious and customized R&D program will be carried out.


Nexans opens its first plant in Russia


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


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.


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


Nexans will supply power, control and data cables.


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


2008 third-quarter financial information


Renewed strong increase in organic growth in the cables business: up 7.4% in the third quarter 2008 compared with a 7.2% rise in the first semester 2008  - Organic growth for the whole year is expected to be higher than the initial 6% target - Confirmation of the Group’s capacity to attain a higher operating margin than in 2007 despite the uncertain economic situation


Nexans extends copper’s lifeline with the introduction of its LANmark-7A supporting 40 Gigabit Ethernet

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Nexans appoints Jorge Tagle as Executive Vice President for the newly created South America Area

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Closing of Madeco acquisition


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


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.


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.


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.


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

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.

Nexans cables at the heart of Beijing International Airport baggage handling system

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.

Konstantinos Voyiatzis is appointed Corporate Vice President Information Systems of Nexans from August 1, 2008

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2008 first half-year results


Continued increase in organic sales growth of cable businesses: +7.2% - Strong improvement in profitability with operating margin of 9.1% at constant non-ferrous metal prices


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.

Jacques Villemur joins Nexans Executive Committee as Senior Corporate Vice President in charge of Human Resources

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