Nexans, world electrification leader, is to invest 40 M€ in Autun, France, for an expertise centre on non-halogen fire safe cables. Nexans was established in France 120 years ago and today has 14 production sites in France, 25 000 staff worldwide and over 6 bn€ annual sales. The Group is a leader in design and manufacturing of cable systems for energy generation, distribution and use, industry and telecoms and data transmission, and is pledged carbon neutral by 2030. Announcing the investment, Nexans underlined expected changes in fire safety standards in tertiary buildings, with increasing requirements that wires and cables must have low smoke toxicity. Nexans is responding by centring on cables without PVC and without halogens. Nexans will also actively develop recycling.
Nexans PIN fire safety solutions: see pinfa Newsletters n°s 144, 97, 75
“Nexans reaffirms its presence in France and invests 40million euros in its Autun plant in Saône-et-Loire”, 11 January 2023 LINK.