About Tratos

Tratos Group

TRATOS CAVI S.p.a., the acronym of TRAfilerie TOScane, was founded in 1966 by Mr Egidio Capaccini, an Engineer in Pieve Santo Stefano in the province of Arezzo. Initially dedicated to drawing copper, the company extended its working horizons by successfully starting the production of electrical and telecommunications cables.  Read more

Innovate change forever

«The values that make an honest man or woman extraordinary are the same ones that make a good company exceptional».
“No one comes into the business world knowing everything. Most of us know what is right and what is wrong. The best companies are led by those who embrace continuous learning, identify best practices as they emerge, have strong values, and are committed to putting them into practice”. Read more

Innovation and development

Over the years, this drive has allowed us to always develop new products, even totally innovative and unknown to us, always in harmony with an innate and hidden desire for sustainability, among other things, taking action in areas considered disadvantaged at least.  Read more

Cables for a moving world

“We are fully dedicated to moving the world forward. We produce cables for a moving world, and its dynamism distinguishes the company. Tratos cables move shipments, activate connectivity, transmit energy, allow the transporting of passengers and goods by rail and keep motorways flowing. Without sensible and intelligent innovation to keep the world moving, safely and efficiently, modern society would be structured very differently”. Read more

Telecommunications and optical fibres

Telecommunications, and specifically the optical fibre cable industry, have represented since the early 80ies the very essence of innovation, which TRATOS has fully captured and transformed into its company mission. With constant research investments in materials and construction design, TRATOS is an acknowledged leader in this industry, thanks to its product innovation capability and the pioneering solutions that this company can provide. Read more

Underwater cables

Since the early 90ies, TRATOS has been manufacturing components for medium and low voltage underwater cables,  including those made of optical fibres. Over the years, the ability to produce these components and to perform the tests needed to use them in submarine OIL&GAS systems has stimulated TRATOS to invest in production, testing and handling machinery in order to be able to manufacture complete cable products and not just single components.  Read more

The ruins of a Tuscan village

Pieve Santo Stefano and its community, destroyed by the Second World War, were at the centre of a man’s thoughts and desires… going back home from Argentina.
This nostalgia and these thoughts ignited and fuelled his determination to put things back in their place, with the ambition to rebuild his home and achieve prosperity and security for his family and his fellow citizens. Read more

Tratos’ Board

The company’s Board of Directors has fully aligned itself with the highest industrial governance standards by adopting the Code of Conduct for public appointments. To improve the structures and the guiding strategies, already in 2021, executive and non-executive members must be in a position to work according to the highest personal and professional standards, following the directives of the Code itself. Read more

A history of passion

A story of passion, tradition and innovation, Tratos’ journey started during WWII when the young Egidio Capaccini had to abandon his home town in Southern Tuscany after it had been almost completely destroyed by the Nazis. With little or no work available, he packed his bags and travelled to Argentina. After taking a job as a general worker for a year he was offered a position in a factory making cables. Having swiftly risen up the ranks to become General Manager and a shareholder, it wasn’t long before he achieved his dream. After a period working as a consultant and travelling the world, he set up Tratos. Read more

Bragagni Capaccini family

“Our founder “Egidio Capaccini, my grandfather”, has left a great legacy to this company, both in terms of structures and managerial work. Our family has received so much to be proud of and to live up to whilst continuing his work. Every day, we are committed to continuing this mission and my father, “Albano Bragagni”, is the most obvious example. Everyone acknowledges his commitment and passion for making the company grow while maintaining that spirit and those values”. Read more

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