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Prysmian Leverages its Aerospace Cables Presence in India

The world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, Prysmian Group is planning to strengthen their plans of ‘Make in India’, by localizing more R&D and innovation.

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Mr. Benoit Lecuyer, CEO, Prysmian India

Prysmian Group is the worldwide leader in energy and telecommunication cables, a position achieved through organic growth, innovation, targeted acquisitions, sustainability and integrity. In 2018, Prysmian Group had acquired General Cables, further reinforcing its innovation and R&D expertise.


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Prysmian innovates constantly, along with its partners

With a turnover of EUR 11 billion and a workforce of 30,000 people, including 500 Indian people worldwide, Prysmian caters to huge markets and business units. India is clearly identified as a core strategy of the group, leveraging innovation on cable solutions, nurtured by the teams’ diversity, and respecting strong values that are recognized throughout the country.

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Prysmian aerospaces cables

Prysmian Group is a leader in the aerospace cables market since 1960 when Fileca France provided the first generation cables to the Concorde program. Today, Prysmian continues to build on that prestigious heritage leveraging knowledge and expertise to provide for civil, military, and space aviation applications. Prysmian develops and manufactures cables following EN, US standard, and abides by OEM’s stringent programs such as Airbus (ABSxxx) and Boeing (BMSxxx).

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Prysmian partner of main aero key accounts

Our key current programs and deliveries include the major key accounts – Airbus planes A300 and A350, Dassault, Mirage 2000 and Rafale, Sukhoi MC21, Ariane programs 5 and 6, Comac C919 and Arj21, Lockheed martin F35 and military Boeing applications. We also propose our flexibility for the stockists who would apply for wiring harness kits, as well as MRO programs with MTS cables to fulfill immediate repair. All our aerospace cable solutions follow the FAR 25 compliance for flammability, smoke density and toxicity data. We also bring utmost importance to ArcTracking resistance that evaluates the cables’ resistance.

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Prysmian partner of satellite programs

Our production facilities in France and Mexico coupled with our optimized integrated supply chain allow us to provide on time delivery and service excellence. Thanks to its long-lasting expertise and reactivity recognized by the aerospace key accounts, Prysmian BU Aerospace is involved in most of the strategic client’s processes. Major recent achievements are Comac qualification to supply ARJ21 and C919, Ariane 6, sole selection by Latecoere, a major OEM for optical fibers.

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Prysmian partner of Ariane program

Recent innovations and developments include also high voltage cables for the future aerospace’s electric hybrid run, optical fibers such as Lifi, Ariane satellite 6 projects, EWISS (aircraft electrical wiring interconnect system) for COMAC projects are also great client recognitions towards Prysmian adaptability.

Prysmian India is currently selling the following cables: HVAC, HVDC, submarine, rollingstock, railways, cranes, mining, nuclear, wind, solar, marine, defense, aerospace, O&G, fire survival, accessories, partial discharge measurements, and e-mobility.

With the full acquisition of one of our JV, as planned a few years ago, our India investment plan will strengthen our ‘Make in India’; localize more Prysmian R&D and innovation, in addition to our current activities.

-Mr. Benoit Lecuyer, CEO, Prysmian India