Nexans in Brazil
With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network (LAN) markets.
As a worldwide leader in the cable industry, it offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems to raise industrial productivity, improve business performance, enhance security, enrich the quality of life, and assure long-term network reliability.
With an industrial presence in 40 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 25,000 people and had sales in 2011 of 7 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris.
In September 2008 the Group acquired the Nexans cable segment Madeco Group, the largest manufacturer in South American cables present in countries like Chile (Madeco), Colombia (ECSR), Peru (Indeco), Argentina (Indelqui) and Brazil ( Ficap).
In Brazil since 2000 Nexans was formed as successor to the Alcatel Cables and in 2003 bought the company Furukawa Cabos de Energia, currently produces a broad line of power cables in aluminum for the segments of infrastructure, cables for computer networks (LAN) and Telecommunications.
The Ficap present in the country for over 60 years, produces an extensive line of power cables in copper segments such as Industry, Construction, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Mining, and enameled wires with two manufacturing units in American and Rio January.
From now on Nexans joins the local experience and pioneering technology world in the development of cable systems and to further promote solutions focused on the performance of its customers under the name Nexans Ficap.
With this acquisition, Nexans becomes South America's largest Cable and Cabling Systems.
Nexans Ficap has the following certification:
- ISO 9001/2000.