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PRAKAB – YOUR SPECIALIST FOR ENERGY CABLES AND HALOGEN-FREE CABLES

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PRAKAB – YOUR SPECIALIST FOR ENERGY CABLES AND HALOGEN-FREE CABLES

Enthusiasm and the determination to aim high for continuous improvements are what drive us here at PRAKAB. We are very proud of our market reputation as a top quality manufacturer. Our high production volumes and our many long-term loyal customers throughout Europe attest to that. But that’s no reason for us to sit back.

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Early on in our company history, we put a strong focus on development expertise that is demonstrated by opening of several laboratories like special laboratory for FRNC cables (2002), for HFFR compounds (2012), by new production of silicone insulation (2005) or by new testing machine for CPR – cable categorization according to fire reaction class (2007). In 2015 there has been a new production of softened PVC started at PRAKAB.

Thanks to this successful development, we enjoy an international reputation for our expertise in the important safety cable market.

So what are the other benefits you can expect from choosing PRAKAB? We offer a comprehensive product range and manufacture in line with many common national standards. As a manufacturer with our own development staff, we can also offer you solutions tailored to your individual requirements. Our high level of dedication and integrity are just as important as our outstanding product quality and on-time delivery. You can rely on our commitment.

Turnover in TEUR

  

Metall consumption per year: Cu 19.558 t, Al 8.370 t
Finished products per year: 53.576 t
Production floor: 35.000 m2

Number of Employees

History

Since 1921, people have been using modern technology with our help, and thereby, we make it possible for the modern world to function. Thanks to us, electric energy can breathe life into the many things that surrounds us today, thanks to us, signals can control the world, our products are the arteries to the heart and the nervous system of every modern device.

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SKB-GROUP

SKB-GROUP is an operatively-lead family business. The foundation-stone was laid in 1891 by our great-grandfather. Even today, after more than 100 years, we still put emphasis on the basic values of a family business: reliability and responsibility.

 

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We at the SKB-GROUP have been operating as an owner-managed family business for over 125 years. This long-standing and successful tradition would undoubtedly not have been possible without a strong grounding in clear ethical and moral principles. We aim to continue to implement this integrity in our everyday business and consider the personal responsibility of every single employee to form an essential part of this commitment.

This Code of Conduct and its associated regulations are not seeking to „invent“ new approaches. Instead they aim to clearly demonstrate the obligations we must fulfil nowadays.

Europacable Industry Charter

SKB-GROUP is a member of Europacable and signatory of the Europacable Industry Charter. The Charter expresses our commitment to shared principles and objectives of ethical, sustainable and high-quality cable development and manufacturing.

To know more please visit www.europacable.eu.

SKB-GROUP is a member of Europacable and signatory of the Europacable Industry Charter

Quality & Environment System

The company PRAKAB produces and tests its products according to these standards and specifications:

  • the national and international standards of the series CSN, DIN VDE, ÖVE, IEC, BS, STN
  • the customers´ specifications
  • instructions of the energy suppliers
  • own technical specifications
  • standards for electrical engineering
  • product standards
  • test standards

The original quality management system of the company PRAKAB was certified in the end of the year 1995 according to the standard norm EN ISO 9001, the functionality of the system was checked by employees of the certification society TÜV NORD CERT. In the next years the quality management system was gradually amended in terms of normative requirements and needs of the company. A big impact on the quality management system had the implementation of the requirements of the environment protection management system according to the standard norm EN ISO 14001. Based on the combination of both norms the integrated management system was built.

Since the first certification of the quality management system, both the quality management system and the environment protection management system have been regularly audited by the certification society and the validity of the certificates has not been interrupted since 1995. Also the safety and environment protection management system according to the Czech standard norm CSN OHSAS 18001 has been implemented into the integrated management system, however it has never been certified and is only used to improve the safety and health protection of the employees.
Intentions of the PRAKAB workers towards the quality, environment, safety and health protection at work documents the policy.

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