The prospectus for admission to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris of a bond of € 325 million bearing interest at 3.75% per annum and maturing on August 8, 2023, was approved by the AMF under number 18-361.
Paris La Défense, August 1, 2018 – Nexans successfully placed a € 325 million bond issue today. This fixed rate issue has a maturity of 5 years (August 8, 2023 term) and an annual coupon of 3.75 % p.a..
Paris La Défense, July 26, 2018 – Today, Nexans is issuing its financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2018, as approved by the Board of Directors at its meeting chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel on July 25, 2018.
Paris La Défense, June 18, 2018 – Considering the abrupt deterioration of the high voltage project activities forecast for the second half of 2018, the Group presently anticipates for the full year a stable level of sales and a consolidated EBITDA that could reach 350 million euros versus 411 million euros in 2017
The Group strengthens its position on the electric mobility market with the launch of Nexans AGICITY®, a range of dedicated solutions designed to facilitate the rollout of sustainable mobility in urban, suburban and rural areas.
The Nexans Board of Directors decided on May 17, 2018 to appoint Oscar Hasbún Martínez as censor.
Paris La Defense, May 17, 2018 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 17, 2018 in Paris La Défense, at Coeur Defense Conference Centre, approved all the 23 resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors
Nexans has completed a six-year project to design, manufacture, supply and install approximately 100 km of subsea high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable and accessories for Nalcor Energy’s Strait of Belle Isle Marine Cable Crossing in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Paris La Défense, May 3, 2018 – Today, Nexans announced that its sales for the first quarter of 2018 amounted to 1,538 million euros (versus 1,570 million euros for first-quarter 2017).
BP has selected Nexans to supply umbilicals for the second stage development of the Mad Dog offshore field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Nexans has upgraded its TITANEX® family of low voltage (LV) flexible rubber cables to become the first H07RN-F cable operating at up to 90°C temperature at the core (for fixed and protected installations).
Nexans has developed a new micro-extrusion process that creates the thinnest possible insulating jacket to enable minimally invasive medical cables to be manufactured with diameters of less than 0.1 mm.
Preparatory information and documents for the mixed shareholders’ meeting of May 17, 2018 and dividend payment date04/04/18
The Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 2.30 p.m., at Cœur Défense Conferences Centre – Hermes Amphitheater, 110 Esplanade du Général de Gaulle, 92400 Courbevoie, France.
Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create the high voltage power export connection for Scotland’s Beatrice 588 MW offshore windfarm.
The 2017 Registration document has been filed with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on March 30, 2018.
Paris, February 15, 2018 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2017, as approved by the Board of Directors at its February 14, 2018 meeting chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel.
Nexans to accelerate sustainable mobility with investment in IES, global expert of EV fast-charging solutions15/01/18
Nexans has announced a capital investment in IES, leader in the production of charging solutions for electric vehicles.
Denmark-based BE CableCon is an expert supplier of cable kits to Europe’s most important wind turbine companies
Meeting tomorrow’s challenges today: Nexans announces its 2018-2022 strategic plan “Paced For Growth”.
The Nexans Board of Directors decided to appoint Anne Lebel as censor with a view to proposing her candidature as member of the Board of Directors to the 2018 shareholders’ general meeting.
Nexans has responded by carrying out a major research and development program to create the new INTERCOND® Tray Cable range that combines the virtues of a tray cable with the dynamic capabilities of an advanced automation cable suitable for servo motor installations.
Paris La Défense, November 22, 2017 – Nexans has decided to significantly enhance its testing capacity by building in Calais, France, a new state-of-the-art direct current (DC) laboratory that allows to test simultaneously three independent qualification loops.
Paris, November 7, 2017 – Today, Nexans announced that its sales for the third quarter of 2017 amounted to 1,544 million euros.
Nexans was selected by the EPC contractor Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as the sole cable supplier for the second and most crucial package of the project.
Nexans is proud to announce that it has started the construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine HV cable systems installation.
Paris La Défense, July 27, 2017 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2017, as examined by the Board of Directors at its meeting chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel on July 26, 2017.
Major order: Two 90-km-long high-voltage direct-current cables from Nexans will transport up to 900 MW of wind power from North Sea Cluster 3 to the Emden/Ost converter station
Description of the share Buyback program authorized by shareholders at the annual shareholders meetings of May 11,201707/07/17
On July 7, 2017, the Board of Directors has decided to implement a share buyback program under the terms and conditions of Article 5 of European Regulation 2014/596 of April 16, 2014 on market abuse (MAR)
Nexans Launches Nexans Data Center Solutions to Help Hyperscale Data Center Operators Drive Tomorrow’s Hyper-Connected World21/06/17
Headquartered in North America, the new global business unit launched by Nexans is designed to support global hyperscale data centers with physical-layer connectivity services and solutions in the hyper-connected world of tomorrow.
Paris, May 11, 2017 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 11, 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, approved all the 26 resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.
Paris, May 3, 2017 – Today, Nexans announced that its sales for the first-quarter of 2017 amounted to 1,570 million euros
Paris, April 3rd, 2017 – The prospectus for admission to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris of a bond of € 200 million bearing interest at 2.75% per annum and maturing on April 5, 2024, was approved by the AMF under number 17-130.
Nexans successfully placed a € 200 million bond issue today. This fixed rated issue has a maturity of 7-years (April 5, 2024 term) and an annual coupon of 2.75 % p.a..
The 2016 Registration document has been filed with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on March 20, 2017.
Paris, February 9, 2017 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2016, as approved by the Board of Directors at its February 8, 2017 meeting chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel.
Nexans secures around € 300 million contract to supply LV cables for infrastructure projects in Qatar through its QICC JV with Al Mirqab capital27/12/16
Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), has recently signed a contract with Nexans for power cables.
Nexans keeps its current minority shareholding in Impex Electro.
Paris, November 4, 2016 – Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2016
Nexans cable technology has been selected by VBMS for the world’s first 66 kV offshore wind farm.
The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) came into force for cables on June 10 2016.
Nexans is pioneering a step-change in the renewables industry as wind farm operators switch to higher voltage inter-array networks that boost their output capacity while utilising cost-effective, robust and easy to install cable systems. the new 72.5 kv accessories complement the previous development of nexans’ high-voltage inter-array cables.
Nexans achieves two world records for deepest and longest 420 kV XLPE submarine cable system for Norway’s BKK grid connection
BKK Nett AS will soon be the operator of a recording breaking subsea power link as Nexans just completed a project to install the world’s longest and deepest 420 kV XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulated submarine cable system.
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd has chosen a consortium of Nexans and Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd to supply a transmission system to connect its new wind farm off the coast of Scotland to the grid.
Paris, May 24, 2016 – The prospectus for admission to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris of a bond of € 250 million bearing interest at 3.25% per annum and maturing on May 26, 2021, was approved by the AMF under number 16-199.
Nexans successfully placed a € 250 million bond issue today. This fixed rated issue has a maturity of 5-years.
Paris, May 12, 2016 - Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 12, 2016, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.
Paris, May 3, 2016 – Today, Nexans announced that its sales for the first quarter of 2016 amounted to 1,433 million euros
Nexans launching new low voltage WINDLINK® aluminum torsion-resistant loop cable solution for wind turbines02/05/16
Transportation of energy inside wind turbines is set to become more cost effective with Nexans’ new solution in low voltage aluminum loop cables and associated accessories.
Nexans announced on February 18, 2016 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.
Brazil’s Connected Amazonia Program will include Nexans submarine fibre optic cables.
G2mobility has signed an industrial and commercial partnership with the Nexans Group to accelerate the deployment of EV charging infrastructure in France and around the world.
Nexans has announced that its US Subsidiary based in Elm City, North Carolina has decided to close its cable factory focused on the production of defense wires and cables.
Paris, March 23rd, 2016 –Further to the Nexans Group’s 2015 annual results press release on February 18, 2016, you can now consult the 2015 management report on Nexans website: www.nexans.com, under the “Regulatory required information” section.
Launch of new Data Centre solutions
Western Power Distribution has integrated two superconducting fault current limiters (sFCL) from Nexans into Birmingham’s power grid.
Paris, February 18, 2016 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2015, as approved on February 17, 2016 by the Board of Directors under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent.
Paris, February 17, 2016 - During the Board of Directors meeting on February 17th 2016, Frédéric Vincent announced his decision to end his term as Chairman of the company and as director effective 31st March 2016 and to retire.
Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the world’s first floating wind farm,
On December 14th 2015, Nexans signed a € 600 million Revolving Credit Facility with 11 of its core banks for a period of five years, thereby extending the tenor of the Group’s access to liquidity until 2020.
Following the agreement signed end of October 2015, Nexans confirms that it has concluded, as of December 1st, the divestment of its Argentinean activities to the group which controls the cable manufacturer Cimet in Argentina.
Paris, November 3, 2015 - Nexans announces that the investigation by the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division into the submarine and underground power cable industry, previously disclosed by Nexans, has been closed without prosecution or sanction against any Nexans group company.
Nexans announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Argentinean operations and expects to close this transaction by the end of November 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2015.
Nexans unveils new certified iGigaswitch Series allowing streamlined communications between electrical devices
Nexans has released the world’s first KEMA IEC 61850 certified iGigaswitch Series, compatible across similarly certified components from any manufacturer allowing for smarter and faster interchangeability.
Paris, July 29, 2015 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 28, 2015 approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2015.
NSN Link will interconnect Nordic and British energy markets with the world’s longest subsea power link incorporating Nexans’ HVDC cable technology
Power interconnection beneath the North Sea will enable Norway and UK to share up to 1400 MW of green energy from 2021 onwards.
Statnett SF and National Grid has awarded Nexans a contract valued at around Euros 340 million to deliver the subsea cable on the Norwegian side.
Construction Products Regulation will define how cables used in construction will react to fire.
Nexans is launching its whitepaper looking at the future of cabling in aerospace at the 2015 Paris Air Show.
Decision not to issue a bond due to the volatility and the pricing conditions prevailing in the market29/05/15
Considering the volatility and the pricing conditions prevailing in the market, Nexans has today decided not to proceed with a debt capital markets transaction at this point.
Not for distribution directly or indirectly in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan / Bond issue project26/05/15
Nexans has today launched the process of roadshow meetings with fixed income investors and, subject to market conditions, a bond issue may follow.
Paris, May 5, 2015 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 5, 2015 approved all the twenty-nine resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.
Today, Nexans announced first-quarter 2015 sales of 1,601 million euros at current metal prices (versus 1,560 million euros in the first three months of 2014). At constant metal prices, first quarter sales came in at 1,172 million euros, representing year-on-year organic growth of 1.8%.
Temporary site cables are custom-made, quick-connectable cables for temporary use in the high-voltage network, for example, during repair work on overhead lines or in transformer stations when converting networks.
The Statoil operated Gullfaks gas field in the Norwegian Sea will rely on Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals combining power, fiber-optic and hydraulic lines in a single cross section.
The 2014 Registration document has been filed with the AMF on March 27, 2015 - The Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 5, 2015.
Elia selects Nexans’ proven cable expertise for Stevin project to reinforce Belgium’s high voltage grid.
Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator (TSO), will rely on Nexans extra-high voltage cable systems for the major Stevin project to reinforce Belgium’s high voltage power grid.
Paris, February 13, 2015 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014, as approved on February 12, 2015 by the Board of Directors under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent.
The Norwegian and German power grids will be able to share green energy directly for the first time thanks to Nexans submarine HVDC (high voltage direct current) cables to be installed as part of the NordLink project.
Denmark’s Kriegers Flak offshore windfarm is to be securely connected to the national grid with Nexans’ 400 kV aluminium XLPE cables.
Recognition of an impairment of € 197 million (with no cash impact)
Nexans delivers first batch of the world’s largest DEH system to BP-operated Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project.
Nexans, world leader in DEH, was awarded the contract for complete system design and delivery of the subsea DEH system in 2012 following a comprehensive pre-engineering program
STX France and subcontractors have ordered over 5000 km of Nexans’ Shiplink® fire resistant cables for the third Oasis class ship
At a water depth of 2,100 meters, the Chevron-operated Jack and St. Malo oil and gas fields are the deepest installation to date for Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals that integrate HV power supply and umbilical functions within a single cable cross-section.
Data centres make up 3% of the world’s total energy consumption but designers can significantly reduce the carbon footprint, according the Nexans technical conference this week.
Nexans is introducing its Category 6A cable, designed for automation applications. The new cable is able to carry 10 GBit/s while offering the exceptional durability and flexibility essential for drag chain installations.
Nexans will host its data center conference in Paris on December 1st, 2014.
Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2014.
Nexans demonstrates the 3rd generation of Power Line Communications (PLC) technology for smart grid at European Utility Week
Nexans demonstrates its smart grid power line communications (PLC) solutions at European Utility Week this week.
Recent and upcoming legislation at Belgian and European levels mean major changes for the construction industry
Nexans announced on May 15, 2014 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.
Two years after breaking ground for the construction of a new plant in South Carolina, Nexans today, officially celebrates the opening of its Goose Creek facility.
Nexans announces its new governance structure and the acceleration of its strategic action plans to pave the way for the future01/10/14
Nexans is now represented by the recently-formed executive team led by
Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Chief Executive Officer. His new , leaner Management Board was chosen to have new members, tried and tested operational experience, and a focus on driving performance and transforming the Group.
Paris, September 18, 2014 – The Eco2charge project aims at supporting the development of electric vehicles (EV) by accelerating the deployment of EV charging infrastructures in buildings, campuses and eco-districts by the end of 2016. These facilities will thus complement roadside charging stations and enable users to charge their EV’s at their workplace, in their neighbourhood or at public or private charging points (at railway stations, supermarkets, public parking areas, etc.).
Nexans to host fire safety cable conference addressing challenges of materials, legislation and liability15/09/14
Nexans will host its first fire safety cable conference in Brussels on 23 October 2014.
DONG Energy in Denmark and Nexans signed on July 1, 2014 a new framework agreement for the delivery of up to 1,750 kilometres of submarine cables for wind farms off the British coast.
Nexans awarded Carbon Trust funding to accelerate further development of offshore wind inter-array cables
Nexans will expand and accelerate its qualification program to bring new 66kV inter-array offshore wind cables to market with the support of Carbon Trust funds as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator.
Paris, July 25, 2014 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 24, 2014, approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2014.
Nexans facilitates the daily work of the professional electricians thanks to EASYCALC™, its free and new cable sizing tool
Nexans announces the launch of EASYCALC™, a free new cable sizing tool.
Nexans has established a new Scientific Committee to boost innovation and further differentiate its cable products and technologies.
Paris, May 15, 2014 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 15, 2014, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.
Paris, May 15, 2014 – The Board met this day under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent. Pursuant to the Chairman’s proposal, the Board decided to split the duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.
First-quarter 2014 performance in line with the Group's transformation plan. Continued implementation of strategic initiatives.
Renewal and appointment of Directors
Proposed amendment to the Articles of Association to exclude double voting rights
Paris, April 2nd 2014 – Nexans has been informed of the European Commission decision announced today following its investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior of cable manufacturers in the high voltage submarine and underground power cable sector
Paris, April 1st, 2014 – The Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, met on March 31, 2014 to approve the resolutions to be submitted to the shareholders at the annual shareholders’ meeting of May 15, 2014.
Nexans’ supplies two superconducting fault current limiters for permanent use on Birmingham's distribution network31/03/14
Western Power Distribution (WPD) is future-proofing the power distribution network in Birmingham, the UK’s ‘Second City’, by installing two Nexans superconducting fault current limiters.
Airbus is relying on Nexans’ innovative cable technology. In a new, five-year, global supply contract, worth around Euro 200 million, Nexans will design, manufacture and supply 130,000 km of specialized cables for Airbus modern aircraft family from the single-aisle A320 Neo, the A350 series up to the flagship double-deck A380.
Global Marine to rely on Nexans’ fibre optic cables for major subsea telecommunications projects in Northern Europe
Global Marine Systems has ordered Nexans’ fibre optic cable for three major telecommunications projects in Northern Europe.
Paris, February 11, 2014 - At its meeting on February 10, 2014, the Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group's financial statements for 2013.
RWE has just presented Nexans with a prestigious supplier award for innovation.
Pinewood Studios has made a smooth transition to High Definition (HD) film and TV production by upgrading to Nexans’ network cabling solutions.
Sweden’s rail infrastructure is set to receive a major boost in reliability after Trafikverket, the country’s transport administration, agreed a new framework agreement with Nexans.
France’s RTE trials Nexans’ innovative carbon fibre composite overhead line technology in a European first30/10/13
RTE, France’s electricity transmission system operator (TSO), is trialing a new type of overhead power line using Nexans’ carbon fibre composite technolog.
Paris, October 15, 2013 – Nexans today announced that its sales for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to 1,655 million euros at current metal prices.
Nexans has been awarded a 9 million Euro turnkey contract by China National Nuclear Corporation to supply power cables and accessories for the construction of the second phase of the Tianwan nuclear power plant
Nexans umbilicals chosen by Statoil for Gullfaks Rimfaksdalen gas project in the Norwegian North Sea
Nexans has been awarded an 8 million Euro contract by Statoil to supply the static umbilicals for the Gullfaks Rimfaksdalen project in the Norwegian North Sea.
Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has been awarded contracts worth a total of over Euros 20 million to design, manufacture and install EHV (Extra High Voltage) cable systems for two of Europe’s leading TSOs
Nexans has been awarded a subsea cable contract in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission27/08/13
Nexans has been awarded a contract worth in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc to supply and install a subsea power link to upgrade the electricity transmission network between Kintyre peninsula and the continent in Southwest of Scottland.
Nexans wins power umbilical contract from OneSubsea for ExxonMobil’s Julia oil field project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico27/08/13
Nexans has been awarded a major contract by OneSubsea to design, manufacture and supply an integrated power umbilical solution and associated termination hardware for Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Julia oil field development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Paris, July 25, 2013 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on July 24, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2013.
Nexans announces the appointment of Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, 47 years old, as Chief Operating Officer reporting to Frédéric Vincent, Nexans’ Chairman and CEO.
Nexans wins 36 million euro frame contract to supply power cables to Belgian railway operator Infrabel01/07/13
Nexans has just signed a 36 million euro frame contract with Infrabel, the Belgian railway operator, to supply 1 kV power distribution cables for network refurbishment projects over the next two years.
Nexans has launched an innovative range of FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) solutions developed specifically to provide the vital fast data connection between the base transmitter station (BTS) and the antennas or remote radio units (RRUs) as telecom operators roll out their new 4G/LTE mobile networks.
Nexans places a key emphasis on constant innovation to meet the changing needs of OEM customers, who increasingly demand ever lighter and smaller cables that still maintain maximum performance, safety and reliability.
Moenchengladbach, May 22, 2013 – The Central Denmark Region has awarded Nexans a multi-year frame agreement for the delivery of 10.000 Ethernet FTTO switch devices. These access switches are the key component in an innovative fiber based Local Area Network (LAN) cabling concept.
Nexans has been awarded a 25 million Euro contract by Subsea 7 construction and services to the offshore energy industry, to design and manufacture the direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea pipelines serving the Lianzi oil field development located in a unitized offshore zone between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola.
Nexans is the world’s first cable company to achieve the coveted Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) certification for its building cables.
Paris, April 25, 2013 – Nexans today announced 2013 first-quarter sales of 1.668 billion euros, that is, 1.130 billion euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices
Nexans has been awarded an 11 million Euro contract by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to supply a high voltage power cable system that will help the Beijing Electric Power Corporation support the future development and extension of the power transmission infrastructure in China’s capital city.
Type testing of the recently developed superconductor cable for the “AmpaCity” project successfully completed23/04/13
With the handover of the test certificate for a high-temperature superconductor (HTS) cable system, Nexans and RWE Deutschland AG will mark the completion of the 18-month development phase in the “AmpaCity” project on 11 March 2013.
Nexans’ 2012 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 3, 2013. Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.
Nexans today announced the establishment of the ‘Nexans Foundation’, a common platform for all its corporate sponsorship activities.
Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire.
Nexans to supply innovative aerial extractable cable solution to help DST Telecom roll out FTTH to rural regions of Portugal19/02/13
Nexans has been awarded a major, three-year, contract by Portugal’s DST Telecom Group to supply an aerial extractable cable system to deploy high-speed broadband fibre to the home (FTTH) in rural areas of the country.
Paris, February 7, 2013 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 6, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2012.
Nexans has been awarded a 45 million Euro contract by Statoil to supply static and dynamic umbilicals for three fast-track projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf - the Oseberg Delta field (North Sea), the Snøhvit gas field (Barents Sea) and the Smørbukk Sør (Norwegian Sea).
Paris, December 13, 2012 – Nexans successfully placed a € 250 million bond issue yesterday. This issue will diversify its sources of funding and lengthen its average debt maturity.
The Group has increased its committed credit facility (initially for an amount of €540 million for 5 years maturing in November 2016) to €600 million by introducing a new lender for the remaining term.
Highlight of G3-PLC conference is a practical demonstration of Nexans’ innovative PLC solutions for Smarter Grid applications
Nexans awarded first CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology contract by SNCF for the network of Réseau Ferré de France (RFF)27/11/12
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) has awarded Nexans its first contract to design and manufacture specialised rail cable that includes the new CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology.
Signing of an amendment to the agreement with Madeco allowing Madeco to consolidate its position as reference shareholder27/11/12
Paris, November 27, 2012 – Nexans (the “Company”) announces the signing, on November 26, of an amendment to the agreement entered into on March 27, 2011 with its main shareholder, the Chilean group Madeco, which today holds approximately 22.5% of the share capital and voting rights of the Company.
Nexans wins major subsea cable contract for Terna’s new HVDC power interconnection between Italy and Montenegro19/11/12
Extensive expertise and capability in the delivery of high profile HVDC interconnection projects proves critical as Nexans secures its largest ever subsea cable contract
With its 1008-fiber technology, Nexans establishes its position as a key player in the urban FTTH infrastructure sector
Nexans has launched a revised and enhanced version of its corporate website (www.nexans.com) and its global variants with a new look and feel that provides improved functionality for customers and stakeholders.
Paris, October 22, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 third-quarter sales of 1,819 million euros
Nexans secures 10-year global frame agreement with BP to supply umbilicals and pipeline heating systems for global oil and gas projects10/10/12
Nexans has secured a 10-year global frame agreement with BP International Limited, UK to supply umbilicals, DEH (direct electrical heating) systems, accessories and services for various oil and gas projects worldwide.
Nexans is launching its new anti-theft cable solutions at InnoTrans – which promises to help network operators reduce the high volume of copper cables theft along their railway networks.
Paris, July 25, 2012 – The Nexans Board of Directors met on July 24, 2012, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, to approve the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2012.
Nexans continues to reinforce its commitment to sustainable development by rolling out a new programme to collect and reuse its wooden cable drums.
Nexans has secured a 16 million Euro contract with Statoil to engineer and supply a 16.5km subsea power umbilical that will be used to connect the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea to its subsea compression and processing equipment.
Paris, May 16, 2012 – Nexans announced on February 8, 2012 the implementation of a new employee shareholding plan. This press release aims to detail certain features of the capital increase reserved for Group employees.
Paris, April 25, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 first-quarter sales of 1,752 million euros.
Nexans wins over 50 million Euro contract to supply high-voltage power cable for Northwind offshore wind farm10/04/12
Nexans has won a contract worth more than 50 million Euro to supply a total of 57 km of high-voltage subsea power export cables to Northwind NV in the North Sea.
Paris, April 5, 2012 – Nexans’ 2011 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 4, 2012. It is available to the public in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is available online on Nexans’ website
RWE Deutschland, Nexans and KIT launch “AmpaCity” project: the world’s longest superconductor system to replace inner-city high-voltage cable29/02/12
The “AmpaCity” project has been kicked off: The RWE Group and its partners are just about to replace a 1-kilometre-long high-voltage cable connecting two transformer stations in the Ruhr city of Essen with a state-of-the-art superconductor solution.
Paris, February 8, 2012 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 7, 2012, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2011.
Nexans goes live on grid with world’s first fault current limiter based on second-generation superconductors17/01/12
Nexans has successfully commissioned the world’s first resistive superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on second-generation superconductor tapes.
Nexans is to supply 130 kilometres of URC-1* cable containing 96 fibres, to Emerald Bridge Fibre Ltd, for its Anglesey-Dublin connection31/10/11
Nexans has been awarded a contract to supply 130 kilometres of URC-1 cable to Emerald Bridge Fibres Ltd.
Paris, October 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 third quarter sales of 1,711 million euros (at current non-ferrous metal prices), or 1,127 million euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices*, which corresponds to organic growth of 3.9%**.
Nexans is showcasing its latest state-of-the-art data transmission cables developed to meet the ever increasing demand from aircraft manufacturers for enhanced data handling capacity.
Nexans, Siemens and American Superconductor Corporation today announced the successful qualification of a transmission voltage resistive fault current limiter (FCL) that utilizes high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire.
Nexans has been awarded a major contract by Petrofac, the international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries, to supply specialized low voltage (LV) cables for a gas field development project in Turkmenistan.
Document available online.
Confirmed strong business upturn, improvement of the operating margin
Nexans wins two major railway infrastructure contracts in Switzerland worth a total of over 17 million euros18/07/11
Nexans has been awarded two major contracts, worth a total of 17 million euros, by Switzerland’s CFF (Chemins de Fer Fédéraux) and the private railway company BLS (Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon), for the supply of railway safety and telecommunications equipment.
Nexans signs agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cables Group in China to acquire a majority stake in its power cable business21/06/11
Nexans announced the signing of an agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cable Group (“Shandong Yanggu”) to create a joint venture based on Shandong Yanggu’s power cable business in China.
The Nexans Mixed Shareholders' Meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO, was held on May 31, 2011 at the quai Branly museum in Paris.
Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 31st, 2011 - Outlook for first half 2011 and confirmation of annual targets31/05/11
The Group will present the outlook for first half 2011 at the Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting that will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at the musée du quai Branly in Paris (France). The meeting will be chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO.
Nexans is supplying specially designed power cables to NG² for its innovative PLUG shoreside power system that makes medium-voltage power connections between shore and ship a pushbutton operation.
Paris, April 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 first quarter sales of 1,754 million euros.
Paris, April 20, 2011 – Nexans’ 2010 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 19, 2011. Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.
Nexans today announced that it has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with “Electriciens sans frontières” (ESF), an international solidarity non-governmental organization (NGO).
Nexans has been awarded a Euro 1.6 million contract by the German company KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the leading robot producers worldwide to supply its specialized MOTIONLINE® robotic cables for use in the construction of sophisticated 3D industrial robots.
Paris, February 14, 2011 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Frédéric Vincent, which met on February 11, 2011, has approved the accounts for 2010.
Nexans has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7, for the design, engineering and manufacture of a total length of 143km of static subsea electro-hydraulic control umbilicals for the Laggan-Tormore gas field development, 125km West of the Shetland Islands in the UK.
Nexans has been awarded a major contract by the Chinese company Huawei Marine Networks Co Ltd to supply around 440 km of submarine fibre optic cable for the high profile communications project – the Libya Silphium link across the Mediterranean Sea.
Nexans wins 87 million Euro contract for Skagerrak 4 subsea HVDC power cable between Denmark and Norway
Nexans has been awarded an 87 million Euro contract by Energinet and Statnett, the state-owned Transmission Systems Operators (TSOs) in Denmark and Norway, to deliver the subsea power cable for Skagerrak 4 (SK 4), the fourth HVDC power interconnector between the two countries.
Nexans wins 180 million Euro turnkey contract for the EstLink 2 power submarine link between Finland and Estonia
145 km power submarine DC cable will increase security of supply as well as aiding development of the electricity market in the Baltic Sea region
Nexans will complete a 9 million Euro contract for Hyundai Engineering & Construction to supply power and communication cables featuring advanced, environmentally friendly insulation technology for GASCO’s Habshan 5 Utilities and Offsites project in Abu Dhabi.
Nexans has been awarded an ambitious 178 million Euro turnkey contract by Enemalta Corporation, the state-owned energy authority in Malta, to design, manufacture, install and provide seabed protection of the new high-voltage AC (Alternating Current) submarine power link between Malta and Sicily.
First phase of project successfully completed. State-of-the-art grid modernisation method uses pipe-type XLPE cable to minimise civil engineering work and reduce the risk of system disturbance.
Nexans to supply its new Alsecure® Premium fire resistant cable for the Brisbane Airport project in Australia
Nexans has won a contract worth Euros 7 million ($AUD 10 million) to supply cables for the Brisbane Airport Link Project in Queensland, Australia.
Nexans wins 10 million Euro subsea umbilical contract for Marulk gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf23/11/10
Nexans has been awarded a 10 million Euro contract by FMC Technologies to design, engineer and manufacture a static subsea control and chemical injection umbilical for the Marulk gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).
Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%
Nexans has been awarded a contract worth in excess of 14 million euros by BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd of Aberdeen to deliver a subsea umbilical system for the Devenick gas field in the North Sea.
New Qatar International Cable Company (QICC) plant in Mesaieed Industrial City is Nexans’ first manufacturing plant in an Arabic Gulf states
Units 3 and 4 at Mochovce will rely on 5,000 km of Nexans’ low-voltage (LV) power, control and instrumentation cables to support vital safety and control functions
25,000 km of Nexans specialised FLAMEX® rail cable solutions will support power, control and data applications on new suburban trains destined for SNCF services
Nexans ENERGYFLEX® cables provide the vital connections for Italy’s largest solar photovoltaic project
Over 1,000 km of specialized ENERGYFLEX® PV cables have been installed by Schneider Electric at a 43 MW solar photovoltaic facility in Puglia
Nexans wins a 64 million Euros turnkey contract for Greece’s new Nea Makri-Polypotamos high-voltage submarine power link
Nexans has been awarded a Euros 64 million turnkey contract by Greece’s PPC (Public Power Corporation) to design, manufacture and install the new high-voltage AC (Alternate Current) power link between Evia and the region of Attika on the mainland.
Nexans has completed successfully the test of the world’s first HVDC high temperature superconductor (HTS) power transmission cable designed for 200 kV.
Nexans has been awarded a Euros 9 million contract by China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd (CNPEC) to supply specialised low-voltage (LV) power, control and instrumentation cables for the 1,660 MWe Taishan EPR nuclear power plant currently under construction in Guangdong Province.
Nexans has been awarded a 104 million Euro contract by Statnett, Norway’s national main grid owner and operator, to design, manufacture and install the new Oslofjord II submarine high-voltage power link.
Nexans CEO Frédéric Vincent yesterday signed a draft agreement with 12 other industry partners.
Nexans has been awarded a major contract by Lincs Wind Farm Limited to supply the medium voltage submarine array cables and associated accessories for the 270 MW Lincs offshore wind farm to be constructed off the east coast of England.
Nexans has further increased the scope of its commitment to sustainable development by implementing its new ‘green drum’ programme.
Nexans opens a new aircraft cable manufacturing plant in Morocco as part of its partnership with Airbus
Nexans has opened a new manufacturing plant entirely dedicated to aircraft cables in Mohammedia (Morocco).
Nexans has signed a Frame agreement with Nordex to supply customized WINDLINK® power cable sets and kits for onshore wind farm projects across Europe.
Paris, June 14, 2010 – Nexans has been awarded a 72.7 million euros contract by the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO) for a turnkey project to upgrade the high voltage underground power cable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi City, UAE.
Nexans launches KEYLIOS™ branded cable solutions and services for connecting photovoltaic installations
Nexans is at Intersolar 2010 to launch its comprehensive new KEYLIOS™ branded range of cables, solutions and services for photovoltaic (PV) installations.
Nexans has launched SHIPLINK™ as the new brand identity for its range of cable solutions and services for shipbuilding and offshore.
Nexans has successfully completed a new 75 km subsea power link between Pemba Island and the National Grid on mainland Tanzania.
Nexans announced on February 10, 2010 the implementation of a new employee shareholding plan.
Nexans launches HYPRON®, a new environmentally friendly alternative to lead-sheathed cables for onshore oil and gas installations
Nexans has developed its new HYPRON® range to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to lead-sheathed cables for onshore power, control and instrumentation applications in the oil and gas industry.
Paris, April 22, 2010 – Nexans today announced 2010 first-quarter sales of 1.350 billion euros
Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania
Nexans has won the Energy Master Award 2010 for its superconducting current limiter.
Nexans is using its participation at Smart Grids Europe 2010 to highlight how its state-of-the-art cable solutions and services can help the deployment of smarter power grids.
Dedicated cable laying ship has been lengthened by 12.5 metres to increase its cable handling capabilities.
Nexans is a gold sponsor for the FTTH Council Europe 2010 (February 24-25, 2010).
Paris, February 10, 2010 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Frédéric Vincent, which met on February 9, 2010, has approved the accounts for 2009.
High voltage subsea power export cables for the world’s largest wind farm.
Reliable, recyclable and durable solution for solar energy
MOTIONLINE® : Nexans range of cable solutions for demanding automation applications where cables are in motion
Nexans Euromold tee-shaped connectors are designed for use with compact switchgear to make optimum use of limited installation space.
Nexans commissions in Germany the world’s first superconducting fault current limiter to protect a power plant’s internal power supply
Utility company Vattenfall anticipates that pilot project at the Boxberg brown coal plant will help to increase personnel and plant safety
Nexans wins a 6 million Euros ice-resistant cable contract from Sevmash to equip an oil production platform in the Barents Sea
Nexans to supply around 850 km of control, instrumentation and power cables.
Nexans today announced 2009 third-quarter sales of 1,267 million euros.
Nexans to supply Cairo Engineering Equipment with approximately 500km of cable to be used in the new third runway being constructed at Cairo International Airport in Egypt.
Nexans to supply special railway cables to Alstom Transport for Istanbul’s Marmaray trans-Bosphorus rail link
3.3 million Euros contract to supply 1,350 km of specialized signalling and low voltage power cable
Noskab calls in Nexans to supply power cable for the development of the Saudi Kayan industrial complex
Nexans to deliver 932 km of power, control and data cables as NPRT’s sole onboard cable supplier for 16 train sets.
Nexans will supply and install 52km of 170kV high voltage power export cable with an optical fibre insert.
iSwitch G 1043E joins WINDLINK®, a range of high-performance solutions for wind turbines.
Nexans secures major frame agreement with BP Exploration and Production Inc. for deep water umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico25/08/09
Frame agreement to cover multiple umbilical projects could be worth as much as $300 million.
Nexans wins 15 million Euros contract to supply power underground cables to reinforce Mumbai’s power transmission infrastructure
Three circuits of 220 kV XLPE* underground cables will provide an extra power transmission capacity across India’s largest
Nexans wins a 33.5 million Euro subsea umbilical contract from Petrobras for Brazil’s Tambau and Urugua deepwater gas and oil fields
Nexans will develop, manufacture and supply umbilicals totalling over 65 km for installation in waters up to 1,500 meters in depth
Nexans places operational excellence and quality of service at the core of its offering to the industrial construction market
Nexans launches new FLAMEX® brand name for high-performance cable solutions for the rolling stock industry
The FLAMEX range covers all the product families.
Nexans wins an airfield lighting cable contract for King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Contract includes the supply of 1,500 km of 5 kV easy-to-install and watertight primary cables.
Supply of over 1,700 kilometres of power, control, instrumentation and telecommunications cables.
The first halogen free marine & offshore full range cable to resist ultra-cold Arctic temperatures down to – 50°
Nexans will supply 81 km of infield submarine power cables for the connection of 88 wind turbines
“This project demonstrates the leading role Europe can take in developing more efficient, flexible and reliable energy technologies.”
First delivery of next generation repeatered fibre optic submarine systems for Nexans which will supply 1,300km of cable to connect Trinidad & Tobago to Suriname via Guyana
This innovative device is being installed into a medium voltage substation in order to optimize the performance and safety of the local power network.
Paris, February 12, 2009 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Gérard Hauser, which met on February 11, 2009, has approved the accounts for 2008.
Paris, February 4, 2009 - Direct electrical heating (DEH) will provide eco-friendly and cost- effective heating for production pipeline
Nexans has been awarded contract by EBTE, the Alupar company responsible for the construction and development of the electric power infrastructure in the Brazil state of Mato Grosso, to supply AAAC (All Aluminium Alloy Conductor) for the construction of five new 230 kV overhead transmission lines with a total length of 775 km.
This contract confirms the Group's position as a market leader in the subsea umbilical sector.
Nexans and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), today announced that they have reached an agreement to collaborate in optical fiber cable business for terrestrial telecommunications in Europe.
Ouglich site will produce power cables for the building and infrastructure market.
Nexans power, signalling and instrumentation cables installed in Terminal 3 at Moscow’s Sheremetevo airport
Nexans supplied around 500 kilometres of cables, worth 3 million Euros.
Nexans will supply power, control and data cables.
This local production will enable Nexans to meet the demands of customers operating in China’s booming rail industry
With this acquisition, Nexans acquires a leading position in energy cables in a high growth area.
In an order worth more than 1 million Euro, Nexans is supplying control, power and data cables for the Chinese Ministry of Railways.
At Innotrans, Nexans has announced it won an order worth more than 3 million euros.
Nexans wins order to supply almost 1,000km of cabling for extension of Istanbul’s commuter rail networks
At Innotrans, Nexans will present its latest product innovations and major projects as complete cable solutions for new generation of urban transports.
Paris – April 16, 2008 – Nexans cables will export 315 MW of power from a new wind farm off the east coast of England.
Nexans wins 146 million euros order for high voltage submarine link between Spanish mainland and Balearic Islands
Paris, September 20, 2007 - As part of this initiative, Nexans will supply free power and data cables for the Trianon Palace, the Grand Lodgings (Grand Commun) and the Royal Opera. This first tranche of sponsorship is valued at between 500,000 and 1 million euros.
Nexans supplies subsea medium voltage cables and power accessories for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2
Paris, September 11, 2007 – Nexans has signed a two-year frame agreement with AB Stokab, the owner of Stockholm's ‘Citynet’ broadband infrastructure.
Paris, June 22, 2007 – New design delivers increased flexibility by providing a future upgrade path to LANsense Intelligent Infrastructure Management (IIM)
Nexans wins fast-track contract to supply 800 km of fibre optic submarine cable to improve broadband access in Canada
AMSC and Nexans announce successful testing of world’s first power transmission cable made with 2G HTS wire
Wolfe Island Wind Project in Canada: Nexans to supply world record-breaking submarine power infrastructure cable
Nexans signs a 65 million Euro frame agreement contract to supply power infrastructure cables in the United States
Power networks: Nexans reinforces its leadership position in high-voltage with the acquisition of The Valley Group
Nexans wins a 73 million Euro contract in the United States for Long Island Replacement Cable project
LIPA and American Superconductor Bring the Largest Superconducting Transmission Cable to Long Island
Bredbånd Finnmark to use Nexans fibre-optic cable to develop its telecommunications network in Finnmark, Norway
Nexans wins 7.4 million euros contract to supply offshore cables for the FPSO vessel of Nigeria’s Akpo deepwater field
Véronique Guillot-Pelpel is appointed Senior Corporate Vice President Human Resources and Communications of Nexans
Nexans wins a 171 million USD order to supply extra-high-voltage submarine link between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
Nexans charters the specialized cable layer and construction vessel "Bourbon Skagerrak" for three years
Nexans to deliver the world’s first subsea umbilical with integrated high voltage cable in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Nexans supplies the world's first high temperature superconductor contactless bearing to go on test for an industrial application
Nexans and iTRACS Corporation® announce strategic global partnership to provide Intelligent Infrastructure Management Solutions
Nexans has signed the Joint Venture agreement with Superior Essex concerning its winding wires business in Europe
Nexans to supply rolling stock cables for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Project, a new line through China reaching 5, 072 meters above sea level
Nexans wins a 15 million Euro contract for the supply of fibre optic and copper cables to Atlas Telecom Network Romania
Nexans wins a 20 Million Euros turnkey contract for an energy and telecommunication link between Greece and Corfu
Nexans innovative Spider dredging system, levels the seabed at depths of 1,000 m before laying cables
Shanghai, April 6, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has held a grand opening ceremony, in presence of Gérard Hauser, CEO of the Group, to mark the official start of production at its 22 million Euros special cable plant in Shanghai, China.
Nexans wins a contract worth around 22 million Euros for submarine trenching services in the Ormen Lange gas field
Nexans to install the world's first 420kV XLPE submarine power cable for the Ormen Lange development
Paris, 10 January 2005 - Nexans, has won a contract worth around Euros 15 million to manufacture and install the world's first 420kV XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) submarine power cable for the ongoing development of the Ormen Lange gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Nexans signs and closes an agreement with Superior Essex for the sale of its US based winding wires business
Nexans and Telefónica sign a contract for the supply of two million kilometers of conductors over the next two years
Paris, August 6, 2002 - Nexans has produced electrical harnesses for the comet probe ROSETTA for ASTRIUM (United Kingdom and Germany), under a European Space Agency (ESA) contract.
Nexans Awarded Contract in Taiwan for the supply and installation of Optical Interconnection Systems to Howin Technologies Corporation
Nexans has not submitted an offer for the acquisition of the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) activities of Alstom
Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO of Nexans, becomes President of the International Cablemakers Federation (ICF)
Nexans wins a 30 million euro contract for the integral supply of the cabling of the new Lötschberg railway tunnel (Switzerland)
Paris, November 26, 2002 - Nexans has been awarded a 30 million euro contract by the Swiss railway company BLS Alptransit for the supply of the high, medium and low-energy cables and all the optical fiber links to equip the first trans-Alpine rail link on the Basle-Milan axis.
Nexans' high temperature superconductor elements are key to US Department of Energy's $12-million fault current limiter project
Nexans and Pirelli awarded a contract worth 115 million euros, the 2003 most important contract in the Energy sector
Nexans buys PETRI, a medium and low-voltage cable accessories manufacturer, and sells AGRO AG, an electrical installation equipment manufacturer
Nexans supplies 400-kV cables and accessories for Germany's largest and most modern pumped storage power station
Nexans has signed a memorandum of understanding with Platinum Equity for the sale of its distribution activities in Norway
Nexans signs an agreement in principle to buy Brazilian company Furukawa Cabos de Energia S.A. (FCE)
Nexans to manufacture superconductor cable for US Department of Energy's $30 million project on Long Island
Innopower chooses Nexans technology for China's first High Temperature Superconducting power cable project
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.
The first European electrical installation portal is christened Voltimum, with Bruno Hamon as its Vice-President. Pirelli Câbles et Systèmes joins 5 the founding companies
*including the copper price
Nexans takes a controlling share in the Korean company Daesung Cable thereby strengthening its position in Asia
17.5 euro million contract awarded to Nexans for the supply of umbilical cables to Statoil's Mikkel oil field
Paris, September 3, 2002 - Nexans has successfully teamed up with Unisys and BT on a project to supply a high performance LAN to one of the most demanding customers in the world, one of the UK's Security Agencies.
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.