TKF OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART PRODUCTION FACILITY FOR FIBRE OPTIC CABLES IN POLAND
- Haaksbergen, The Netherlands, 7 September 2023 -
TKF, a technologically leading supplier of connectivity solutions and part of TKH Group N.V., has officially opened its new production facility for fibre optic cables in Rawicz, Poland. The opening of this state-of-the-art factory is an important milestone for TKF.
With this new facility, TKF doubles its fibre optic cable production capacity in Europe, partially replacing production capacity in China. The new location in Poland offers a state-of-the-art production facility to supply Europe with innovative fibre optic cable solutions. The total production location covers an area of 10,000 m2, dedicated to fibre optic cable production. The construction of the new facility started in March 2022, and now, just one and a half years later, the factory is already operational.
The new facility is in line with TKF’s commitment towards a sustainable future. The new building is designed to match the environmental sustainability ESG goals (Environment, Social and Governance) which includes, among others, the use of a state-of-the-art UV LED, LED lighting and solar power.
On Wednesday, 6th September 2023, the factory was officially opened in the presence of local employees, customers, building partners, and the Mayor of Rawicz. In total more than 300 people attended the official opening ceremony.
“We are happy to welcome TKF in Rawicz says Mr Grzegorz Kubik, the major of Rawicz. Building this factory from scratch in such a short time, shows that the right project organisation had been put in place. I would like to thank TKF for investing in Rawicz and wish them all the success in realizing their objectives.”
“There is a great sense of pride among the workers here and the community, says Wim Bank, Telecom Director at TKF. The new plant is adding more than 75 full-time jobs at the site. Our expansion is an exciting move for TKF. By significantly increasing capacity in the European Union, we enhance our ability to meet the needs of our customers and strengthen our European competitiveness”.
The new cable factory has been realized in close cooperation with C&C Partners and is at the same location as E&E Cable Solutions, both companies are part of technology company TKH Group N.V.
Since its founding in 1930, B.V. Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) has developed from a cable manufacturer to a technologically leading supplier of connectivity solutions. With a complete portfolio of cables, systems and services, we offer customers worldwide solutions for creating safe and reliable energy and data connections. In the area of fibre optic networks, TKF is an innovative player, providing tailor-made solutions that focusses on time saving and cost reduction with state-of-the-art technologies for sustainable fibre optic cable and related connectivity solutions that are needed for a digital and sustainable Europe.
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