Nexans Olex is an Australian manufacturer of electrical cables and is part of the Nexans group headquartered in France. Nexans has an industrial presence in 40 countries, employing close to 26,000 people worldwide. In 2006, Nexans acquired the Olex business and was then rebranded as Nexans Olex in Australia. Nexans Olex has a presence of over 75 years in Australia, delivering innovative solutions for the local and Asia Pacific energy, construction and industrial markets.
With a rich history at its core, the team at Nexans Olex provides a full range of general purpose fixed and flexible cables as well as special purpose cables. Nexans Olex also provides specialist technical services, cable design and other value added services gained from extensive experience in the cable industry. As part of the global Nexans group, Nexans Olex combines its local expertise with global best practices to provide unparalleled partnerships with its customers.
The manufacturing facility at Lilydale, Victoria currently manufactures up to 3,300 different type of cables to support the demand of residential, commercial and engineering construction sectors. Nexans Olex is also a founding member of the Australian Cablemakers Association, advocates for the upholding of the highest quality and safety practices, and conformance to Australian Cabling Standards.