Cables Made in Britain
Tratos UK Ltd is a United Kingdom cable manufacturer with its head office and main sales office in London and its manufacturing and technical facilities at two sites in Knowsley, Merseyside. At the company’s production site, its manufacturing and technical facilities include four extrusion lines, multiple laying machines for up to 100 pairs of instrumentation-type cables, and two BX armouring machines for manufacturing corrugated aluminium/steel armour.
Testing Facilities & Quality Assurance
Tratos UK has its own testing facilities, which include the standard test for voltage, spark test and resistance, as well as more in-depth tests for elongation, heat shock, shrink back and vertical flame tests.
Tratos Limited is accredited with ISO 9001 for Quality Assurance and ‘enhanced quality management systems for product-related functions’.
Tratos UK Ltd holds the internationally recognised ISO14001 standard for the environmental management system.
Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
Tratos UK Ltd has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
The British company collected the award for innovation from the UK’s leading award for business for its technologically advanced JBA® compound.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise chose Tratos’ cutting-edge JBA® compound. This advanced compound can be modified to meet specific cable performance elements (e.g. safety, durability, extended operational life) to meet the requirements of several important industrial sectors.
The new technology brings significant advances for industries including Marine, Oil & Gas, Railways and Mass Transit as well as high-performance Naval applications in several different countries, positioning Tratos as one of the leading UK cable manufacturers which holds the Made in Britain title.
British Standards Cables
Tratos also manufacture a comprehensive range of cable in accordance with British Standards Cables (BS) and the National and International cable standards, which are available on request.
Tratos has the knowledge, experience and in-house R&D facilities to explore and create next-generation technology. Investment in innovation has positioned the company as a leading innovator within the Cable Industry worldwide, a privileged position in the markets in which it operates. In short, it is the ‘go-to’ company for cable solutions where none currently exist.
Tratos manufactures a range of Fire Resistance cables designed to meet the latest standards for fire detection, alarm systems and emergency lighting.
Continuous investment in the UK
The successful delivery of a five-year plan for investment and expansion at Tratos’ UK manufacturing facilities has seen significant growth in resources and capability – and the opening up of new market sectors for the company’s advanced cable.
In addition to increasing production efficiencies, with faster machines and a purpose-built factory, the company has been careful to invest in the professional development of its people.
Quality and Environment first
Tratos’ environmental management system has been audited and approved by two independent international authorities, BSI and AENOR-IQNET (E), in accordance with ISO 14001.
For further information, contact the specific office.
- ISO 14001 – BSI Environmental Management System
- ISO 45001 – AENOR Health and Safety Management System
- ISO 9001 – BSI and AENOR Quality Management System
- AENOR – Quality Management System
- TRATOS POLICY – Declaration of the Tratos Group Policy