Press releases 2008

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 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.

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


2008 first-quarter financial information

Paris, April 22, 2008 – Nexans today announced 2008 first-quarter sales of 1,743 million euros (at actual non-ferrous metal prices).

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.


Nexans wins 150 million Euro submarine power cable contract to interconnect Finland and Sweden

Paris, March 19, 2008 – Largest capacity HVDC cable manufactured by Nexans to date will provide a 40 per cent increase in power transmission capacity