Our employees are dedicated to ensuring that the name of Brugg remains a sign of quality and skill.
Chairman and Managing Director
Gottlieb Suhner opens a cable factory in Brugg with 16 employees.
The company becomes a joint-stock company under the name Kabelwerke Brugg AG.
Brugg’s first in-house high-voltage laboratory is built.
Production of first 150 kV oil cable.
Area of about 10,000 m² purchased from the Brugg municipal authorities. This became the site of the new factory of today’s Brugg Cables, comprising various machine rooms.
First PVC-insulated low-voltage cables manufactured.
Production of first 20 kV plastic high-voltage cable.
Largest underground cable storage facility in Europe built, with a capacity of more than 2800 drums; sealing ends for SF6 cables developed.
Dry cross-linking plant commissioned for the manufacture of high-voltage cables up to 60 kV.
Cross-linked plastics introduced for ultra-high voltage cables, now up to 500 kV.
Kabelwerke Brugg AG Holding established.
Brugg Kabel AG hives off its industrial area to create Brugg Cables Industry AG.
Brugg India established.
Plant expanded from 32 to 50-tonne cable drums.
High-voltage test laboratory in Faraday cage opened.
Cooperation with partners in India, Mexico and Saudi Arabia.
Capital investments in DESMA production facilities in Suzhou plant, China.
The Brugg Group now comprises five independent divisions and about 60 companies. The second largest division is Brugg Cables, which currently maintains offices world-wide with about 520 employees.
Brugg Kabel AG has a New Parent – Terna S.p.A. an Ideal Strategic Partner
To complete the integration process of Brugg Kabel into the Terna Group, three separate legal entities with focus on different tasks were created: Brugg Kabel AG, Brugg Kabel Manufacturing AG and Brugg Kabel Services AG.