News 2015

Bridge to tomorrow

Tratos founder Egidio Capaccini was the inspiration for the company’s award for school children achieving the best academic performance and it was with great pleasure that Tratos made awards, in his name, to eight winners earlier this month (November). Egidio Capaccini’s story is also linked to a modern day celebration of applied intelligence, endeavour and […]

Quality and Research

Tratos has always had as one of its key objectives, the innovation of products in the various fields of its activities. We have achieved this by means of the study and realisation of complex programs of research & development. One of the more important of these has led to the production of a Superconducting Cable […]

Overhead carbon fibres

Tratos has now developed, tested and successfully installed a completely new hybrid design of conductor for use in overhead lines based upon a high load carrying carbon fibre core with two compact, space saving, segmental thermal resistant aluminium alloy (AT1) wire layers, helically applied around in accordance with IEC 62004. This avoids the use of […]

Tratos Powers Twickenham Stadium for Rugby World Cup

Tratos will facilitate power for the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham, applying its subsea cabling technology to combat the challenges of the stadium’s high water table. The company, which manufactures in the UK and Italy, and has offices around the world, was approached earlier this year by project consultants ME Ltd, because of the particularly […]

Tratos’ New Generation Fibre Cable to Speed Broadband

A new series of optical fibre cable has been designed by Tratos Ltd specifically to increase domestic broadband speed and reliability. It’s faster and easier to install too. Its last-mile network fibre optics hold the potential for significantly faster response to the demand for development of broadband connectivity. The Anglo Italian cable company predicts it […]

Fiberness – The beating heart of broadband, and ultra, showcased at Pieve

World-leaders from the telecommunications industry gathered at the Tiber Valley in Pieve Santo Stefano for a landmark event, hosted by Tratos. One of the most anticipated events in the industry’s calendar, the focus was on the development of broadband and ultra, and ambitious goals to serve the European Digital Agenda. Tratos demonstrated its commitment to retaining […]

Tratos Academy: Going for Growth in Knowsley

Winning with People: Skilled, motivated and engaged people are essential to achieving our growth ambition An academy to further develop the skills of the Knowsley employees of cable manufacturer Tratos will deliver the first of its training modules this year. The idea for the academy prompted an in-depth survey of the Merseyside workforce, an exercise which revealed […]

ACI highlights issue of golden samples

Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes the practice of testing golden samples and ignoring the value of third party approval and independent testing risks flooding the market with substandard cable.  The ACI understands that not only are some manufacturers producing golden samples* to meet specifications and standards and in some instances to obtain a third party […]

Further Italian investment for the UK

A further £10m investment has been earmarked for Italian-owned Tratos Ltd’s UK base in Merseyside, creating 40 new jobs.  The structural expansion work at the Knowsley plant, completed late last year, has expanded the factory four-fold and brought 150,000 sq ft of new industrial and office space into use. The quality of the development was […]

Tidal testing for Tratos with Orbital Marine Power

Cabling technology expert Tratos has supplied tidal energy R&D Company, Orbital Marine Power, with a bespoke cable solution for its SR2000 2MW tidal turbine testing programme at the European Marine Energy Centre, Orkney. A follow up to trials on its previous prototype, the SR250 250kW, three years ago, the cable system integrates existing power and communications […]

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