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NKT Holding A/S

Vibeholms Allé 25
DK-2605 Brøndby
Denmark

CVR No. 62 72 52 14

 

Tel.:+45 4348 2000
e-mail nkt.holding@nkt.dk

INVESTORS

Head of Investor Relations
Lasse Snejbjerg
Tel.:+45 4348 3240
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Annie Breiner
Tel.:+45 4348 3204
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PRESS

Head of Communications
Helle Gudiksen
Tel.:+45 2349 9098
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Jannie Ellebo
Tel.:+45 4348 3212
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History

NKT's holding structure was established in 1991. However, our history starts in 1891 when the company was founded by the Dane Hans Peter Prior

Nordiske Kabel og Traadfabriker (today NKT) was founded by Prior in 1891 and has been a listed company since 1898.

Over the next 90 years the company grew into one of Denmark’s foremost industrial enterprises, with focus on cable production (electricity, power and telecommunication cables), but also active in the production of nails, screws and other hardware for the Danish market. At the end of the 1980s the company’s business model underwent a significant shift when NKT acquired first Nilfisk (1989) and then Lauritz Knudsen (LK) (1990).

This shift also marked the start of our transformation from a Danish to a global company. A transformation which accelerated strongly with the establishment in 1991 of NKT Holding to head the NKT Group.

Since 1991 NKT has demonstrated a proven track record of growth and value creation based on a global mindset and a strategy of long-term, active ownership combined with business flair and courage. Some of the highlights from the past more than 20 years include: 

2016

125 years anniversary of the NKT brand

NKT’s Board of directors announces intent to split NKT Holding into two separate listed companies

NKT Cables announces largest acquisition ever of ABB’s high-voltage cables business


2015

Launch of new business strategies for all business units

Nilfisk-Advance changes name and corporate brand to Nilfisk


2013

A new governance structure is implemented where the business units report directly to NKT's Board of Directors   

2012

NKT and Subsea7 divest NKT Flexibles to National Oilwell Varco (US) for DKK 3.8bn

2011

NKT Flexibles is awarded a second frame agreement with Petrobras worth DKK 9.7bn covering the supply of flexible pipes in the period 2012-2015. NKT Flexibles will also build a new flexible pipe plant in Brazil  
 

2010

NKT Cables' new state of the art factory "f2c" for submarine and high voltage cable production in Cologne, Germany, comes on stream
 

2008

NKT Flexibles signs its first groundbreaking agreement with Petrobras, Brazil's largest oil company, covering the supply of offshore pipes in the period 2009-2011
 

2004

Nilfisk-Advance acquires Italy’s Ecologica which manufactures sweepers, and the Danish company ALTO, a manufacturer of floor care equipment and high-pressure washers. These acquisitions place Nilfisk-Advance among the world's leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment


2000

NKT establishes several R&D companies specialising in crystal fibers and fiber lasers. Some of these companies later become part of Photonics Group

NKT divests GiGA to Intel, achieving a net profit after tax of DKK 4.6bn


1999

NKT divests Lexel (formerly LK), realising a profit after tax of DKK 2.8bn

NKT Cables acquires Felten & Guillaume Kabelwerke GmbH in Cologne, Germany. Production capacity doubles and NKT Cables gains access to additional markets

Production of flexible pipe systems is transferred from NKT Cables to a separate business - NKT Flexibles - to fully exploit the potential of this product segment. NKT Flexibles is a joint venture between NKT (51%) and Stolt Comex Seaway S.A (later Subsea7) (49%) 


1998

NKT’s centenary

1994

Nilfisk acquires Advance Machine Company, US, and later changes the company name to Nilfisk-Advance

NKT divests NKT Elektronik


1991

Establishment of NKT Holding and a new Group structure

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