About Nexans in Sweden

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Global kabelexpert nära digNexans is one of the largest suppliers of cables and accessories in Sweden and in the world. We supply Swedish installers, infrastructure builders and industry with an unbeatable range of products of the highest quality, manufactured either in Sweden or by Nexans at one of its sites abroad.

In Sweden our customers are mainly from the following sectors:

  • Telecoms
  •  Electricity networks
  •  Building installation
  •  Industrial installation
  •  Automotive

Most of Nexans' 500 employees in Sweden work in Grimsås, a small town in the Västergötland region, where the founder Karl Olsson 1948 started the company that went on to become Nexans in Sweden. Nexans Sweden's marketing departments handle Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In addition to the head office in Grimsås, there are a number of sales offices in Sweden and Finland.

Gislaved is the home of the subsidiary company Axjo Kabel, which is a specialist in power cords (pre-terminated cables) and heating cables.

In Grimsås, we make more than 1,000 types of cable totally around 47,000 tonnes per year. However, the company also acts as the logistics centre for the whole of Nexans. Products arrive here from manufacturing units all over the world, to be distributed to customers in the Nordic and Baltic regions.