Nexans in Chile

Nexans Chile history

Nexans Chile… Leadership, Quality and Innovation


National Leadership

Nexans began operations in Chile in 2008, after acquiring the cable unit of the Chilean company Madeco, a large industrial tradition company in the country, founded in 1944 to supply the local market, becoming in time as the undisputed market leader.

This operation not only materialized Nexans joining Chile, but established a close relationship with our country, since the Luksic Group - Madeco Management- became the single largest shareholder of Nexans.

Quality of our products

Nexans Chile has consolidated its leadership in the country, with a system offering high quality cabling, enhanced with the seal of permanent innovation that characterizes the company, always in the hands of its customers.

To date, the company has positioned Chile as the most reliable provider of cables and cabling systems of domestic market, supplying multiple areas of the economy such as construction, energy, industry, and mining, among others.

One of the most important facts Nexans did, was converted to its Chilean subsidiary in Latin American provider of cable solutions for mining and other, taking advantage of the extensive knowledge and global leadership in the field has Chile.

Many products and services designed and developed in Chile are now part of the Nexans global catalog, providing innovative solutions and quality service to customers throughout the region and even in other continents.

Innovation to our customers

Due to innovation is a strategic pillar of Nexans, we have in Chile a specific unit of research and development that work contriving day to day, designing and putting into practice innovative solutions, efficient and generate customer value. To this is added that Nexans Chile provides local market all innovations which the group developed globally, thanks to the proactive work of its different worldwide research and development centers.

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With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation. With an industrial presence in 39 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 23,500 people and had sales in 2008 of 6.8 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. More information on