Nexans strategy

Global expansion

Nexans is concentrating on leveraging its capacities in mature markets while stepping up the pace of expansion in emerging markets – including Brazil, Russia, India, China, the Gulf states, the Asia-Pacific region and Africa – to reap the benefits of their strong momentum and growth opportunities.

In each geographic area we focus on countries and businesses that are growth drivers. Across the globe we are implementing measures to enhance the performance of our production facilities and streamline organizational structure, build the expertise and motivation of our people, boost our innovation capacity and hone our customer focus.

Europe
 
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Lithuania
Norway
Poland
Romania
Slovak Republic
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Asia-Pacific

Australia
China
India
Japan
New Zealand
South Korea
Vietnam

North America

Canada
Mexico
United States

South America

Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Peru

Middle East, Russia and Africa

Egypt
Ghana
Lebanon
Morocco
Nigeria
Qatar
Russia
Turkey

  

A pro-active strategy underpinned by solid strengths

Nexans applies a pro-active investment, partnership and acquisition strategy in order to optimize its profile in terms of growth, risks and returns. It has established strong positions in activities which offer significant commercial, technical and manufacturing synergies, and which have different business cycles.

As the leader in its industry in the energy market, which offers unique worldwide growth prospects, the Group has the necessary resources to tap the numerous opportunities that exist for profitable growth. Thanks to our strong performance and solid financial position we can keep up a robust pace of expansion and actively participate in the consolidation of the cable industry.

      

infrastructure

Infrastructure

Electricity transmission and distribution networks • Rail and motorway networks, ports and airports • Telecommunication networks

Growth drivers

  • Creation, upgrading and interconnection of electricity transmission and distribution networks throughout the world.
  • High-speed train networks in developed countries and major transport infrastructure programs in emerging countries.
  • Fiber-To-The-Home networks (FTTH).
  • Demand for high-availability solutions in all sectors.

   

industry Industry

Oil & gas, nuclear, wind and solar power • Railway rolling stock, shipbuilding, aeronautics and the automotive sector • Material handling equipment •  Automation and robotics.

Growth drivers

  • Rising global demand for and production of energy.
  • Scarcity of natural resources combined with environmental protection requirements.
  • The globalization of trade and industrialization of emerging countries.
  • Increased mobility of people and goods in emerging countries.
  • Automation of production processes.

   

building Building

Factories and logistics centers • Offices, hotels, exhibition centers and shopping malls • Individual and collective housing • Sports, cultural, educational, social and medical facilities.

Growth drivers

  • Urbanization and industrialization in emerging countries.
  • Upgrades and installations of new community facilities in mature markets.
  • Productivity gains sought in the installation process in mature markets.
  • Health and safety requirements in all markets.
 

   

local area networks

Local Area Networks (LAN)

Business networks • Data centers • Supervision and security.

Growth drivers

  • Demand for very-high-speed transmission and connections.
  • High-availability solutions.
  • Integrated solutions combining cables, connectors, administration and security.