On December 1, 2006, Olex was acquired by Nexans, the world wide leader in the cable industry. Olex now also have access to the extensive range cables manufactured by Nexans around the world. With an industrial presence in 30 countries and more than 20,000 employees, Nexans offer cables and cabling systems for telecommunications and energy networks, aerospace, automotive railways, and many other markets.
Olex is Australia’s, and one of the world’s, largest and most technically advanced manufacturers of power cables, with over 65 years experience in cable production in Australia. Olex manufactures a comprehensive range of electrical cables for the energy, construction and industrial markets and through three manufacturing sites in Australia and New Zealand, Olex has developed a reputation built on innovative technology, manufacturing excellence and leadership in every aspect of cable design, from manufacture to installation and service.