Press releases 2001

Nexans' Board of Directors approves a capital increase reserved to employees

Paris, November 16, 2001 ' Nexans' Board of Directors, who met today under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, approved a capital increase reserved to employees.
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Nexans Awarded Contract in Taiwan for the supply and installation of Optical Interconnection Systems to Howin Technologies Corporation

Paris, September 3, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded a 4 million Euro contract for the supply and installation of interconnection equipment by Howin Technologies Corporation. 
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Korean Government Research Institute chooses Nexans for the supply of HTS Wire

Paris, October 25, 2001 - Nexans has signed an agreement with the Korean Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) for the supply of high temperature superconducting (HTS) wire.
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Hyundai awards Nexans 17 km mud and fire resistant cable order

Paris, November 13, 2001 ' Nexans (Paris: NEX.PA) has been awarded a contract to supply 17 Km of Telecom  Mud and Fire resistant cable (FRC-2) to Hyundai Heavy Industries, in Ulsan, Korea.
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Nexans and Sercel successfully trial advanced seismic sea bed system

Paris, November 20, 2001 - Nexans and Sercel SA* have successfully performed the first field trial of a new seabed seismic system, 'Deep Sea Link', which the two companies have been co-developing together for several years.
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Nexans launches NCX®, a new high-speed miniaturized coaxial cable

Paris, October 23, 2001 - Nexans launches a new series of cables - the NCX®  cables - designed to meet the miniaturization and high-speed requirements for STM1 connections between switching and transmission equipment.
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The Board of Directors approves Nexans' share buy back program

Paris, September 27, 2001 ' Nexans' Board of Directors met today under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser.
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Nexans wins in consortium with Pirelli and ABB a contract to supply energy cables to Hong Kong

Paris, November 5, 2001 - Nexans, the leader in a consortium with Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi of Italy and ABB HV Cables of Sweden, has been awarded the major part of a contract from CLP Power to supply 132 kV XLPE (Cross Linked Polyethylene) power cables to Hong Kong.
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Nexans' half year results: Operating Profit maintained despite a difficult economic environment

Paris, September 12, 2001 -Nexans' Board of Directors met on September 11, 2001, under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, to review the group's accounts for the first half of the year.
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Nexans lays the foundation stone of its International Research Centre in Lyon

Lyon, July 13, 2001 - Today saw the laying of the foundation stone of the 'Nexans Research Centre' (NRC) in Lyon. The ceremony was presided over by Bruno Thomas, Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations at Nexans, in the presence of Jean-Pierre Flaconnèche, the Mayor of the 7th district of the City of Lyon.
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Nexans wins a multi-million euro contract to equip the world's largest sea-based windmill park

Paris, July 2, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded a contract from Eltra in Denmark to deliver and install 21km of subsea power cable to the world's largest sea-based windmill park, Horns Rev, by the Danish west-coast.
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Official Opening of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wires and Cables Co., Ltd.

Paris, April 12, 2001 - The grand opening ceremony of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wires and Cables Co., Ltd. was held in Tianjin. 
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Nexans signs a 22-million euros contract with Shell for an umbilical cable installation

Paris, April 10, 2001 - Shell has awarded Nexans, the world leader in undersea power and umbilical cables, a contract worth 22 million euros for the supply and installation of a 135 km long umbilical cable.
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Category 7 standard advance at Nice ISO Cabling meeting

Paris, March 15, 2001 - Nexans proposed RJ45 compatible category 7 connector interface, known as GG45, was chosen for Category 7 in 1999.
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Exelon Inc. chooses Nexans for $20 million cable contract

Paris, June 25, 2001 - Exelon Inc. (NYSE: EXC), one of North America's largest power and gas utilities, has chosen Nexans to be a major supplier of XLPE (Cross Linked Polyethylene) power cable.
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Nexans wins a 23-million euro contract for the supply of umbilical cables to Egypt

Paris, April 18, 2001 - Nexans, the world's leading manufacturer of undersea power and umbilical cables, signed a contract worth 23 million euros with the Burullus Gas Company for the supply and installation of approximately one hundred kilometres of umbilical cables in Egypt.
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Nexans cables "The World"

Paris, July 9, 2001 - Nexans, a world leader in the cable industry, has announced that installation of the latest state-of-the-art communications network has begun on 'The World' of ResidenSea, a new super luxurious cruise ship intended to be a floating home on the high seas.
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Nexans achieves a European First for its CAT.6/CLASS E Cabling Solution

Paris, February 22, 2001 ' Nexans has achieved a European first by being the only manufacturer in Europe to have its Cat.6/Class E cabling solution certified by two world-renowned International Delta EC/3P certification laboratories.
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Nexans reinforces its position as supplier for Siemens Worldwide in transposed cables

Paris, February 6, 2001 -  Nexans, through its enamel insulated wire product line - n° 1 in the world in this activity sector, signed a contract with Siemens for 15.8 million Euros* to provide transposed cables in 2001/2002.
*including the copper price
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Nexans takes a controlling share in the Korean company Daesung Cable thereby strengthening its position in Asia

Paris, March 7, 2001 - Nexans has just acquired 51% of the share capital of Daesung Cable, a company quoted on the KSE (Korean Stock Exchange).
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Valeo chooses Nexans as strategic supplier

Paris, January 16, 2001 - Valeo has chosen Nexans as its main provider of wire, especially enamel insulated wire. These products are destined for European, Asian and American markets. 
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17.5 euro million contract awarded to Nexans for the supply of umbilical cables to Statoil's Mikkel oil field

Paris, July 31, 2001 ' Nexans (Paris: NEX.PA), the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a 17.5 million Euro contract to supply 75 km of umbilical cables to Statoil's Mikkel field in the Norwegian Sea.
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Nexans wins major Order for Shanghai Transrapid Project

Paris, July 16, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded an order from ThyssenKrupp Transrapid GmbH for the supply and installation of the motor winding (longstator winding) for the Transrapid track to be set up in Shanghai.
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