Starting in 1891 nkt cables has more than 120 years of experience in business development with highly innovative products. Over the years the company grew into one of Denmark’s foremost industrial enterprises, with focus on cable production. In 1999 nkt cables acquires Felten & Guillaume Kabelwerke GmbH in Cologne, Germany, and this acquisition marked the start of our transformation from a Danish to a global company.
Our Excellence 2020 strategy focuses on obtaining excellence with the aim of increasing profitability and accelerating targeted growth. Our vision, and ambition, is to become our customers’ preferred choice based on offering excellent expertise as well as superior products and solutions. We consider ourselves as passionate and determined which naturally leads to our overall purpose; “Our passion brings power to life” which is clearly reflected in our daily work.
Our core values guide our internal conduct, as well as our relationships with our customers, partners, and others outside our company. Our values define the nkt cables culture and guide us in our daily work and in the way we do business.
The nkt cables’ management board is represented by Michael Lyng (CEO), Roland Andersen, Frida Norrbom Sams, Oliver Schlodder, Lika Thiesen and Detlev Waimann.
nkt cables develops, manufactures and markets high quality power cables, accessories and solutions for the electrical infrastructure, the construction field and in the railway and automotive industries. We have manufacturing facilities in Europe and China and sales offices all over the world.
Corporate responsibility is central to nkt cables’s core business and we aim at creating positive impacts for our stakeholders and our business whilst carefully managing risks. We focus heavily on environmentally friendly solutions and continuously invest in new and improved manufacturing facilities.
With manufacturing facilities in Germany, Denmark, Chech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Norway and China we are a global supplier. We continuously invest heavily in new and improved manufacturing facilities, the most recent of these is our plant in Cologne which focuses mainly on high voltage cable solutions, including submarine cables.
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At nkt cables, we offer a world of opportunities for people with a global mind-set and the desire to make a difference. Working at nkt cables gives you a lot of opportunities.
nkt cables is a global front-line supplier to the energy sector. We develop, manufacture and market high quality cables, accessories and solutions for electrical infrastructure, the construction field and in the railway and automotive industries. We supply creative, highly technological and sustainable products, services and solutions for our customers.
nkt cables building wires offer a safe, environmentally friendly, high quality solution for a variety of building projects. At nkt cables, we are proud of our innovation, our excellent safety standards, and our variety of high quality designs – and this is reflected in our building wires. Whether developing residential, commercial or industrial buildings, our building wires offer the quality and reliability you need.
nkt cables specialises in the production of low-voltage harmonised cables and wires for a variety of markets. These cables are usable in many different countries and markets, making them highly versatile in addition to bringing the same quality, reliability and durability associated with all work produced by nkt cables.
With our wide range of 1kV cables, nkt cables has the ideal solution to many industrial requirements. Our large range includes cables for many different applications and custom-designed cables. All of our products comply with current legislation covering national and international standards, providing solutions for customers around the globe.
nkt cables manufactures premium medium voltage cables to meet your exact specifications. From 6kV to 50 kV, single core or multi core, and with aluminium or copper conductors, we can deliver virtually any cable to meet your exact needs, fitting all international standards and tested for a long service life.
nkt cables has a wealth of experience in providing medium-voltage power cables accessories. Our range of accessories includes cable joints, connectors, as well as indoor and outdoor terminations for a huge variety of applications and is used in a wide range of industries. nkt cables wasa the very first company to utilise silicone rubber terminations, and we specialise in these highly versatile and efficient accessories for use in medium voltage systems.
Our high and extra high voltage onshore cables combine state of the art cable design, outstanding product quality and deep engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions, such as our proven CityCables especially for densly populated areas, we can provide customized onshore cable solutions to exactly meet customer requirements.
Since our company started producing communication submarine cables more than 130 years ago, our range of products has expanded extensively into a diverse portfolio of onshore and offshore services and energy transfer technology, developed to the optimum technical standards at our state-of-the-art f2c factory in Cologne, Germany.
nkt cables' high and extra-high voltage (50 kV - 550 kV) accessories are developed in co-operation with our customers by our research and development department, and are made to the highest national and international standards as well as our own, even more rigorous tests.
nkt cables have worked with railway companies all over the world to deliver some of the highest quality solutions available on the market through our wide spectrum of products. Our cable conductors, contact wires, return conductors and respective accessories are made to the highest standards for any and all requirements.
With many years' experience in supplying cables to the automotive industry, nkt cables is renowned for providing quality products, quick delivery time, flexibility and innovation. We're passionate about our products, ensuring we stock only those that meet and exceed international standards for our sheathed, twisted and single-core automotive cables.
A high performance power cable monitoring solution for load management or security monitoring to give business owners better control of their infrastructure and improving the efficiency of network managers and technicians. Works in combination with existing cable management software for an integrative solution to your power needs.
nkt cables develop and manufacture a wide range of special cables for a variety of industrial applications for many different companies. These include wires intended as a supply lead for electric ignition agents, wires for winding motor coils for submersible pumps and many other highly special applications.
As full-solution supplier, we offer our customers everything they need for their projects: individual solutions, systems planning, service contracts, cables, accessories and overhead lines. Our manufacturing plants are among the most modern, flexible and cost-effective in the world, and we invest heavily to keep them at the highest technological level.
Our automotive cables can be found in many vehicles and brands around the globe. We supply a wide range of cable types for any requirement within automotive applications, focusing on quality and customer satisfaction.
Our cables play a major role in modern construction, everywhere from residential, commercial to industrial buildings. We deliver a broad range of building wires with a wide array of different specifications, which are always safe and reliable, while meeting the most stringent regulatory requirements. We also excel in easy installation and clever packaging options to maximize customer value.
Power cables for industrial applications need to perform reliably under the most demanding conditions. nkt cables meets these challenges with a large assortment of different cables and accessories that have been tried and tested to excel even in extreme environments.
In mining, safety, reliability and performance of power cables and accessories are of the essence to ensure smooth and efficient operations. Given the harsh demands of a mining environment, nkt cables provides the ideal cable products that are successfully used in the mining industry within decades.
Our comprehensive range of power distribution cables and accessories truly helps bringing power to life. Within utilities and grip operations, as well as in industrial settings, customers can always rely on our solutions for power distribution.
Sustainable energy systems are becoming increasingly important within power transmission. nkt cables is at the forefront of this development, and our power transmission solutions are ideal to meet today’s energy challenges. We provide complete customized cables systems, including accessories and installation to meet your individual requirements.
Years of experience, along with our focus on quality, makes nkt cables one of the most important partners of railway companies and planners all over the world. Our contact wires and conductors are deployed wherever extensive technical know-how and the highest safety levels in railway transport are needed. Railway companies around the world put their faith in the quality and reliability of nkt cables.
The world needs renewable energy, and nkt cables consider it a natural step to take our part of the responsibility. We develop cable solutions with a focus on renewable energy technology, and we connect renewable energy sources, with onshore and offshore wind farms as a prime example. For us the environment is not only a question for policy, but a question of doing!
Wholesalers play an important role in the cable market and nkt cables has a long standing tradition of strong partnership with such vendors. We carry a large variety of options that is highly suitable for the wholesale market, along with the respective support and product information. Thus we create sustainable long-term relationships.
Our products can be found in a wide variety of industries and applications. Therefore, nkt cables helps bringing power to life in many ways, for example, within the automotive industry, mining, power transmission or renewable energy. For each industry, you can find a selection of products that is specifically suitable and has been successfully used in th given application.
We are not only and installation/contractor we are a manufacturing cable company with its own R&D department to achieve continuous improvements also in AMS.
The cable systems skills, knowledge and know-how nkt cables has at its disposal cover the entire process, from design, planning, and manufacturing (including accessories) to final installation.
For nkt cables, customer focus means giving customers exactly what they need, both products and services.
nkt cables is one of the few cable manufacturers that operates a complete recycling concept for XLPE recyclable cable types.
Because the fire properties of construction products are important for fire safety, we now have common EU regulations for fire classification and test methods for cables used in buildings.
Q•solutions are an innovative way to improve safety and productivity for installers, while each solution helps improve productivity on its own.
nkt cables focus on our customers and do our best to meet your requirements and needs. Our installation department has more than 100 years of experience and is capable of assisting in all kinds of installation, repair and services of most cable types, anywhere in the World.
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We offer low and medium voltage power cables and accessories, building wires, car wires and railway catenary wires in Europe.
We provide you not only with cables and accessories; we can also offer complete project solutions.
We develop cable solutions with a focus on renewable energy technology, and we connect renewable energy sources.
Corporate responsibility lies at the heart of everything we do and we live and breath our values
We are proud to launch a brand new website as one major step forward in our digitalization efforts. We focused on overall user experience so that customers can retrieve information quickly and easily. Michael Hedegaard Lyng, CEO nkt cables Our products
We are proud to launch a brand new website as one major step forward in our digitalization efforts. We focused on overall user experience so that customers can retrieve information quickly and easily.