Press releases 2004

RIPS, a Nexans company, will exhibit to Pollutec

Paris, 29 November 2004 - RIPS, a Nexans company, announces its presence to the Pollutec 2004 exhibition which takes place from November 30 to December 3 in Lyon (France) Eurexpo, Hall 10 (booth 646).
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Nexans launches 'Snap-in' LANmark-OF Fibre Connectivity

Paris, November 18 -Nexans has launched new range of optical fibre connectivity to provide complete solutions for every situation including Storage Area Networks and Data Centres.
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Nexans: sales rise 8.2% in the 2004 third quarter (at constant metal prices and exchange rates)

Paris, October 18, 2004 - Nexans today announced sales of 1,186 million euros for the third quarter of 2004. Sales for the nine months to September 30 came to 3,564 million euros.
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High Speed plastic optical fiber: one of the most promising developments for future networks

Paris, October 15, 2004 - Nexans presents the plastic optical fiber in data and video network at the Opto 2004 Trade Fair in Paris
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Nexans coordinates the first European project on second generation superconducting cable

Paris, October 5, 2004 - Via the  Super3C project Nexans will prepare the next generation of HTS cables.
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Nexans first to offer 10 Gigabit copper guarantee

Paris, October 1, 2004 - Nexans is the first company to offer a LAN performance warranty explicitly guaranteeing support for the future 10Gbase-T Ethernet Application.
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Nexans Demonstrates Gigabit Ethernet Over Extended Distances on Plastic Optical Fiber

Paris, September 24, 2004 - Nexans Plastic Optical Fiber solution supports 850 nm serial transmission of Gigabit Ethernet over distances much greater than  275 meters...
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Nexans to supply cables for the new lines in Spain's high-speed train network (AVE)

Paris, September 16, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has signed a contract with Alcatel and Siemens...
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Nexans signs and closes an agreement with Superior Essex for the sale of its US based winding wires business

Paris, September 8, 2004 - Nexans announced today that it has signed and closed an agreement with the American company Superior Essex ...
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CIGRE 2004 : Nexans presents new High Voltage Accessories

Paris, August 30, 2004 - Nexans, as a leader of High Voltage Cables and Accessories, announces its participation to the CIGRE 2004. During this exhibition, the Group will present two of its new High Voltage accessories: the dry type GIS Sealing end and the premoulded cold-shrink joint type CMP.
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Nexans and Telefónica sign a contract for the supply of two million kilometers of conductors over the next two years

Paris, 09 August 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announced today that it has signed a contract with Spain's Telefónica for the supply of telecommunications cables amounting to about two million kilometers of insulated conductors over the next two years.
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Clear improvement in first half results

Paris, July 21, 2004 - The Board of Directors of Nexans, which met on July 20, 2004 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, reviewed the Group's consolidated financial statements for the first half-year.
A full set of slides to illustrate the presentation of the results is also available.
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Success of Nexans' offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

Paris, July 15, 2004 - Nexans closed (payment-delivery) its offering of OCEANE bonds (Visa AMF n°04-652), launched on July 6, for an amount of 135 million euros after the exercise of the over-allotment option of 15 million euros.
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Nexans awarded Ormen Lange Umbilical system contract worth 47 million Euro

Paris, July 9, 2004 - Hydro on behalf of the Ormen Lange license group today awarded Nexans the umbilical system supply contract worth about 47 million euro including options.
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First stone laying of Nexans new plant in Shanghai

Paris, July 8, 2004 - Today Nexans held a grand ceremony to celebrate the first stone laying of Nexans new plant in Shanghai, Nexans (Shanghai) Wires & Cables Co., Ltd.
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Not for distribution to U.S. persons or in the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - AMF visa granted

(Connectez-vous à www.nexans.fr pour obtenir la version française des documents concernant cette opération)
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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Pricing

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Nexans : actualization of the outlook for the first semester 2004

Paris, July 6, 2004 - Nexans takes the opportunity of the capital market transaction announced today to confirm its outlook for the first semester as announced at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting held on June 3, 2004.
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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Coupon fixing

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Nexans makes Tender Offers for shares in its two Korean subsidiaries

Paris, 16 June 2004 - Nexans, the largest shareholder of Nexans Korea and Kukdong Electric Wire, announced today that it will make two separate tender offers for the shares of these companies which it does not currently own.
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Nexans will supply fiber optic submarine cables for International Telecom

Paris, June 14, 2004 -  Nexans has been chosen by International Telecom Inc. to supply the fiber optic submarine cables of the ring system (COGIM*) that will connect 'La Gaspésie' with les 'Îles-de-la Madeleine', in Canada.
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Annual Shareholders' Meeting of June 3, 2004

Paris, June 3, 2004 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held June 3 and presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, approved the payment of a dividend of 0.20 euro per share. The dividend payment date is scheduled for June 7.
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Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (SFCL) with Nexans components goes on line at RWE grid

Paris, 18 May 2004 - Implementation of the SFCL into the energy grid for RWE Energy has just been celebrated in Netphen near Siegen (Germany). 
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Nexans wins a 100 million euros contract in Libya to supply several high-voltage links

Paris, April 28, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has just signed a contract in Libya worth some 100 million euros with General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) to provide high-voltage underground power transmission links in the country's two main cities, Tripoli and Benghazi.
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2004 First quarter sales

Paris, April 20, 2004 - Nexans announces sales of 1, 091 million euros for the first quarter of 2004.
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Proposed Resolutions for the Annual Shareholders' Meeting

Paris, April 15, 2004 ' The Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Nexans Chairman and CEO Gérard Hauser, met on Thursday April 8, 2004 to finalize the resolutions to be submitted to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held on June 3, 2004.
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Nexans awarded Ormen Lange dredging services contract worth 24 million euros

Paris, April 1, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, was today awarded a dredging services contract worth 24 million euros from the Norwegian company Hydro on behalf of the Ormen Lange license group.
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Nexans equips Mars exploration rovers with control, signal and power cables

Paris, March 31, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has supplied control, signal and power cables for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover project which landed on the red planet during January this year.
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Nexans Provides Grade 3 Residential Cabling Solution to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 Standards Committee

Bordeaux, France ' February 19, 2004 ' For the annual meeting of the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 Committee in Bordeaux, Nexans has provided all cable products, connectors and cords needed to implement a new Grade 3 residential infrastructure as defined by the UTE C90483 guide.
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Nexans Approves LANTEK® 7 for Certification of LANmark-7 GG45' Cabling System

Paris, January 15, 2004 - Nexans has approved the LANTEK® 7 cable tester for certification of the LANmark-7 GG45' Category 7 cabling system according to the EN50173-1, Class F standard.
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Nexans supplies electrical harnesses for Europe's most ambitious scientific spacecraft, the Rosetta comet chaser

Paris, February 24, 2004 - Nexans, has produced electrical harnesses for the comet probe Rosetta for space infrastructure firm Astrium.

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Preliminary Consolidated Results for 2003: Increase in profits thanks to an upturn in the 4th quarter, in a still difficult economic climate

Paris, February 2, 2004 - The Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Gérard Hauser, met on January 30, 2004 and reviewed the preliminary consolidated accounts for 2003.
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