Nexans launches Nexans Fire Safety, an All-In-One Services and Solutions offer for safer and more sustainable electrification.Apr 17, 2023
- With the new Fire Safety offer, Nexans steps up as the key Safety partner for Buildings and Infrastructures sectors, enabling customers to better anticipate fire risks, secure their assets and protect life.
- The all-in-one Fire Safety offer includes state-of-the-art low fire-hazard and fire-resistant cables, modular wiring solutions, smart packaging, as well as premium services and digital solutions.
Australia, April 17, 2023 – Nexans, a leading provider of cable technology solutions, is launching Nexans Fire Safety, an all-in-one offer encompassing state-of-the art fire protection cabling solutions, including modular wiring solutions, smart packaging, as well as premium services and digital tools.
In recent years, Australia has experienced 13,700 building fires, leading to numerous fire-related injuries, fatalities from smoke inhalation, and substantial material and environmental damage. Nexans Fire Safety is an advanced offer specifically designed to anticipate fire risks, secure assets and protect life.
Nexans steps up as the key Fire Safety partner for the construction industry
As global energy demand continues to grow, the rise of new energy usages in buildings (such as electric vehicles or rooftop solar panels) increases the burden on domestic wiring systems and the risks related to fire. As part of its ambition to electrify the world of tomorrow, Nexans is committed to empowering customers and partners to design and build safe and sustainable electrification, supporting them at every step of their project lifecycle.
building fires recorded
worth of fire-related insurance claims over the past few years
million tons of CO2 generated by fires in buildings
“At Nexans, we believe that everyone has a role to play in the sustainable electrification of the world”, says Elyette Roux, Chief Sales & Marketing, Communications Officer at Nexans. “By closely working with the construction industry across the entire value chain – from regulators and engineering offices, to architects and system designers, to developers, and to contractors, installers and electricians, also through distributors and retailers,– we aim to create smart innovative solutions that improve security of people and assets across the globe by addressing the risks together with our partners and customers.”
The Nexans Fire Safety offer is essential in large complex construction projects with high safety standards buildings like data centers, or public buildings such as hospitals, offices, schools, malls, hotels , as well as multi-dwelling residential applications.
Saving lives and securing assets with state-of-the-art cable technology
With Nexans Fire Safety, the Group aims to help its partners and customers bring their safety standards to the next level, taking a step ahead on the existing practices with the industry-leading innovation.
Designed in the Group’s Innovation Center AmpaCity in France, within Nexans specialized Fire Lab, Nexans fire-resistant ALSECURE® cables maintain electrical circuit integrity up to two hours. These cables are crucial to saving lives by allowing critical systems (such as emergency lighting, fire detection, warning systems, automatic doors, etc.) to function even in the event of a fire and facilitating a fast and secure evacuation. In parallel, Nexans low fire-hazard ENVIROLEX® cable range allows to slow down fire spread and reduce potential flaming droplets, thus providing more time to escape, as well as a safer environment for rescue teams. Above all, these cables aim at limiting smoke release and acidity of emissions, as smoke inhalation is the most critical factor, being responsible for 80% of fire-related deaths.
Services and digital Solutions for end-to-end construction project management
Nexans Fire Safety offer illustrates Nexans’ commitment to innovating beyond cables with smart solutions and services enabling customers to design, install and manage their electrification systems in a safe and efficient way, such as:
- Nexans’ innovative smart packaging MOBIWAY™ UNREEL, which aim to simplify contractors and installers’ work by enabling easy transport, safe cables manipulation and reduced installation time on construction sites.
- Nexans ULTRACKER™ digital services suite for improved supply chain and operational efficiency
- Nexans’ digital tools for installers and electricians ; for example, Nexans EASYCALC™ for cables selection and configuration, and Nexans ECOCALC™ for economical and environmental evaluation of cables.
- Modular Wiring solutions for smart, quick and safe installation.
For over a century, Nexans has played a crucial role in the electrification of the planet and is committed to electrifying the future. With approximately 28,000 people in 42 countries, the Group is paving the way to a new world of safe, sustainable and decarbonized electricity that is accessible to everyone. In 2022, Nexans generated 6.7 billion euros in standard sales. The Group is a leader in the design and manufacturing of cable systems and services across five main business areas: Power Generation & Transmission, Distribution, Usage, Industry & Solutions and Telecom & Data. Nexans was the first company in its industry to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives, bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group pledged to contribute to carbon neutrality by 2030.
Nexans. Electrify the future.
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