Cavotec Connectors, is opening new premises in Staffanstorp, southern Sweden. Established in 1991, Cavotec Connectors became part of global engineering group, Cavotec MSL, six years later. It began with just two people, but has now grown to a staff of 18. Cavotec Connectors designs and produces electrical power connectors, power supply connectors, power cable connectors and rotating electrical power connectors with capacities of up to 600Amp, 15 000V.
The engineering expertise developed at Cavotec Connectors sees application across a broad range of sectors including ports, airports, mining and tunnelling, the oil and gas industry and general industry sectors. Major customers include ABB, Konecranes, Atlas Copco, Sandvik, Hyundai, Bombardier, Mitsubishi, NCC, Skanska and Siemens.
The company supplies shore-to-ship power systems that power container vessels and cruise ships, where power demand is frequently equivalent to that of a small town. Cavotec connectors are used in shore power installations at the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and in Alaska, and for ferries in Stockholm, Gotheburg and Helsingborg and ports in Australia and China.
Cavotec Connectors also designs and manufactures power supply systems for tunnelling and mining applications in Africa, China, Central and South America and the Channel Tunnel between France and the UK.