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Lamifil invests in innovative new casting facilities

Lamifil’s aluminium division produces overhead conductors, solid and cable conductors for underground cables and wires in various aluminum alloys for mechanical applications for industries such as automotive, aviation, food and consumer goods. Preparing this division for future growth, Lamifil is transforming its aluminium melting facilities in Belgium from the ground up using a unique production […]

Jurgen Denckel strengthens Cu and Al specialities sales team

In line with our strategy “connecting with the future” Lamifil is preparing to enter new markets with our latest alloys and innovations in the copper specialty segment. Next to new product developments we are strengthening the sales organization to support our market approach. In early June, Jurgen Denckel joined us as new account manager for […]

Kent relies on Lamifil ACCC® ICE+ conductors for increased power capacity

The 400kV overhead line that runs between Littlebrook and Kemsley in Kent, UK has been in operation since 1962. And with demand expected to rise over the coming decades, National Grid recently launched a full-scale refurbishment of the line to secure the reliability of supply and anticipate future growth. The EPC contractor Babcock International ultimately […]

Lamifil catenary wires power Mauritius’ first light-railway network

The Mauritius Metro Express light-rail transit system is the first of its kind on the island. Designed to alleviate congestion in and out of the capital, the network already connects Port Louis with the city of Rose Hill. Once fully operational in early 2021, it will also cover the full 26km stretch to Curepipe, serving […]

Entering a new phase with the PowerFil alloy

Rail operators need reduce their ecological footprint, while increasing the reliability of their rail systems. At Innotrans 2018, we presented PowerFil, a ground-breaking new high performance alloy to address modern railway grid challenges. Today, we are entering a new phase in bringing PowerFil to the market. Following successful tests, we expect to commission our first […]

Easing down on COVID-19 measures

Together with the Belgian population, Lamifil is moving into a next phase of COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic, our manufacturing plant has always stayed open and has produced at full capacity. Certain activities such as customer visits and certain investments were put on hold. Now local lockdown measures are easing down and social life in Belgium […]

Securing energy capacity for growing computer data needs

As the need for digital data storage and processing is growing at high speed, large data centres are securing the needed energy capacity to operate systems reliably for years to come. In Belgium, TSO Elia was required to increase the overhead line capacity by a reconductoring project in order to address Crystal Computing’s data centre […]

Lamifil opens office in North America

Lamifil announces the opening of a new sales office for North America. The new office is a new landmark in Lamifil’s growth strategy, increasing its global footprint and focus on the US and Canadian market.

Lamifil Strengthens Sales Department Railway

On March 30th, Kristoffel Stockbroekx joined Lamifil’s commercial organization as new account manager railway. Kristoffel will be working under supervision of Marjan Siebens, who has more then 17 years of experience in the railway industry. Gradually he will take on more responsibilities in order to serve his own markets and regions. He reports to Ines […]