Spotlight on innovation

Downhole all-in-one cable gives gas an artificial lift

3/06/15

“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.”

Ben Franklin

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LO-SAG™ overhead lines: packing power into a small space

21/04/15

"Intense collaboration from Nexans brought this project to a successful conclusion"

Amadeu Macedo - Manager, Eletropaulo

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A metro line operator foils cable theft thanks to RHEYRAIL®

1/12/14

"Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell."

Sherlock Holmes

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Why at Autoelectric, we think Henry Ford got it wrong!

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said: faster horses.”

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Preparing next-generation High-Voltage Networks

6/05/14

"Nothing so powerful as an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

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Korean Ceramifiable® cables that can take the heat

And it burns, burns, burns, the ring of fire.

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Concentric and compact connections for superconductors

For a smaller footprint in urban grids, our superconducting cables needed compact connections.

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Chilean giant goes deep underground

18/03/14

If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

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MOTIONLINE® PROFINET cable opens new horizons for automation

14/02/14

Innovation often requires combining diverse strengths to achieve a common goal.

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Doubling voltages for aerospace cables

Every time I have gone up in an airplane, I have had the consciousness of a new discovery.

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Overhead Lines: A New Start

15/01/14

New technologies put OHL back at the core of power transmission.

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Hybrid flat elevator cables reach new heights

18/10/13

Combining Nexans' separate competencies in a new product alows us to resolve complex problem.

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Fiber-to-the-Antenna: Reach for the sky

24/09/13

To enjoy a grander sight, climb to a greater height.

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Nexans among the french Top 30 international patents filers

Nexans ranks among the Top 30 companies filing the most international patents

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TITANEX®: Permanent innovation

11/04/13

Time passes, but good innovations persist.

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RHEYRAIL® tracks criminals

5/04/13

Even though we were late off the starting blocks, our careful research put us out in front.

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The marriage of true scientific minds

One of Nexans prime missions is to be a talent scout for new innovators.

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Test invented in Fumay goes viral

When you can measure and express it in numbers, you know something about it.

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In the dark all fibers are no longer gray

A criminal investigation tool helps installers quickly identify optical fibers.

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Superconductors in the round

By reducing the footprint of superconductors, this patent will accelerate their use in grids.

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The "smart" cable that cries for help

 As with the human body, a skin wound calls for fast action.

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A birthday package for fiber rollouts

Universal access has taken on new meaning.

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Keeping ballast water ship-shape

2/01/13

Ocean ecology can create new opportunities for cable innovation.

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To catch a thief

12/12/12

Like the red thread spun into Royal Navy ropes, coded copper tape proves cable ownership.

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Gooseneck solution for concentrated solar power

Sometimes a domestic item can shower you with ideas.

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Small is beautiful

16/07/12

We stole from other technologies to create a new one

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Pre-terminated assemblies facilitate data center installation

We help our customers meet their commitments by adding value to the installation process.

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A self-protective sensor

This unit is more than an automative sensor; it protects and stabilizes itself against malfunction.

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Duotrack® foils metal thieves

Sometimes, a technical innovation gives rise to unforeseen benefits.

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Renewable materials in durable cables

29/12/11

The use of bio-based materials will allow us to reduce our dependence on oil.

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Conference creates buzz for superconductivity

8/12/11

This Nexans-organized conference showcases Nexans as a prime mover for superconductivity in Europe.

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Crane cables get smart

This really is an intelligent cable - it tells us during operation if everything is OK.

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OneReach extends video grasp

One innovation drives another. After developing copper/fiber cable for CCTV, we pushed back the boundaries of PoE.

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Aquafish power for fish farms

6/04/11

Offshore technologies help fish farm operators upgrade operations and enhance their ecological image.

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Visibox allows reel visibility

6/04/11

Convenient packaging adds value to our products by generating important savings for installers.

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A few meters of cable could go a long way

Breakthroughs are often accomplished by combining technological assets with industrial tools on an international scale.

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Flexible power cable for hybrid electric vehicle

9/12/10

Innovation is often cooperative and synergistic, with the final result more than what each partner could have separately achieved.

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Blowing micro-cable straight out of the box

Intelligently packaging micro-cables is an art in itself, and something that busy installers have come to expect.

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Reinforced ground-check conductors for safer mining

4/11/10

The weakest link in the chain or cable is a place to start innovating. Fix that vulnerable point and you add value.

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One pathway and a little push-pull

4/11/10

Safety should be our first objective; obtaining certification can help us develop new products for our customers.

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Eco-friendly cables for petrochemicals

3/11/10

The green concerns of our customers often stimulate us to use proven knowhow to develop new solutions.

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Going with the wind

3/11/10

When our clients decide to raise the bar on cable specifications, tough testing can lead to new breakthroughs.

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Darkness at noon

3/11/10

Innovations often breed new innovations. What we learned with fluorescent cables inspired us to create a new reflective mining cable.

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You talking to me?

3/11/10

You don’t need a brand-new product to do innovative marketing; you just need a customized marketing approach.

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Korean car cable offers high performance

Rather than being perceived as a threat, a new competitive technology should be seen as an opportunity to do it better.

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Giant UNIWEMA® for king-sized corrugated tubes

2/11/10

When your customer starts thinking big, you have to start thinking big, too, especially in terms of innovation.

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EASYFIL® 1+1+1= 1?

Time-proven wiring products can often be given new life by rethinking how they can be assembled and packaged.

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Cracking is no joke

A customer complaint, rather than being disruptive, often serves as a springboard for achieving a safer, better product.

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HV cables bridge gap during repairs

Field installation cable is more than just a product; it’s a service designed to protect our customer’s precious network assets.

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Reliable cables for submerged pumps

Environmental concerns inspired us to bridge electrical insulation and chemical protection, developing a unique new pump cable.

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INFIT™ Alsecure® Plus Tel fits right in

Hopefully, INFIT™ technology will one day be as familiar in the cable world, as INTEL® is in computing.

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INFIT™ technology opens new markets

INFIT is a leapfrog technology which allows most plants to produce superior fire-performance cables using traditional extrusion techniques.

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Shine little glow-worm, glimmer, glimmer

Meeting customer demand for a cable that could glow in the dark required perseverance and intuition.

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DATAGREEN® smaller, lighter, stronger

Reducing copper content allows for lighter cars, trains and ships, and thus greater environmental efficiency.

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A cool way to turn on the heat

Thermal modeling makes it possible to adapt an entire cable system to a specific environment.

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Backbones for datacenters

‘Smaller is better’ has often driven innovation . Fumay and NCS combined their expertise to offer a unique high-performance cable for an expanding market.

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Cables smaller than the eye can see

Nano cables are opening up new markets in developing countries and non-destructive testing.

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More fiber in the pipe

Customer requests for faster, easier installation, is leading us to push ribbon technology to its limits.

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Cheaper, better fire-performance

By looking for gaps in existing patents, we discovered some neglected solutions.

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Cables for ultra-cold environments

Nexans production units and the NRC have proven their ability to conquer the challenges of distance, language and cultural barriers to develop exciting new shipbuilding products.

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Some cables like it hot!

Transitional technologies, like hybrid vehicles, demand transitional thinking.

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Safe and sound in the Oslo Opera

Safe and sound in Oslo Opera House

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Anti-robbery cable terminates power crime

This innovation not only eliminated power losses which were cutting into utility profits, it created a model for social and environmental responsibility which is spreading to other developing countries.

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Sharing the light

Nexans Interface is helping telecoms ‘mutualize’ infrastructure

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Giving elevators a facelift

 
A new and revolutionary flat cable for elevators.

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Cable on a hot tin roof: ENERGYFLEX

A durable, high-performance connection between photovoltaic panels and the “inverter”.

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Camera goes “down the tubes”

A simple, self-contained robotic camera which rapidly scans joints, foreign matter and water within tubes.
 

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Getting connected underwater

 
From the Norwegian fjords to the deep Gulf of Mexico...

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GG45: Jack-of-all-trades

GG45: Jack-of-all-trades

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A palatable pallet for customers

A palatable pallet for customers

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