23/12/2021 – Furukawa Electric uses Sikora’s “Centerview 8000”

Network cable production

Furukawa Electric LatAm S.A. is a specialist for network cables for various applications and one of the largest manufacturers of structured cabling in Latin America. For online quality control, the headquarters located in Curitiba, Brazil, has been using Sikora’s “Centerview 8000” since 2008, a non-contact measuring system and continuous online measurement of LAN cable.


Furukawa Electric LatAm uses Sikora’s CENTERVIEW 8000 for quality control during LAN cable production. © Sikora


From left: Antonio Cesar Ploposki, Industrial Manager, and Diego do Carmo Badelli, Process Engineer, at Furukawa Electric LatAm. © Sikora


Furukawa Electric LatAm is part of the Furukawa Electric Group. Since its foundation in 1884 in Japan, the company has incorporated its claim as a global company with local presence. The Brazilian subsidiary was established in 1974 and today, Furukawa Electric LatAm is one of the largest Latin American manufacturers of network cables and has a broad expertise in this area. “Furukawa stands out for offering its customers not only the cable, but a complete solution for the network infrastructure in addition to a comprehensive support network for projects, pre-sales, post-sales that is always tailored to customer requirements”, explains Diego do Carmo Badelli, Process Engineer at Furukawa Electric LatAm. “The company has a good partnership with Sikora, always got the necessary support, and the equipment meets what was requested”, says Antonio Cesar Ploposki, Industrial Manager at Furukawa Electric LatAm. With the “Centerview 8000” Furukawa measures the diameter, ovality and eccentricity during LAN cable production for highest quality of the final product.

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About Furukawa Electric LatAm
Furukawa Electric LatAm was founded in 1974 and is part of the global acting Furukawa Electric Group. The company is a specialist for network cables for various applications and one of the largest manufacturers of structured cabling in Latin America.

About Sikora
Sikora AG was founded in 1973 and is today a leading global manufacturer and supplier of measuring, control, inspection, analysis and sorting technology for the wire and cable, hose and tube, sheets as well as optical fiber and plastics industries. With around 300 employees worldwide, 15 subsidiaries and more than 30 regional representatives all over the world, the company provides customers with innovative product solutions and individual service. The Latin American market is served by the subsidiary Sikora Brazil, which is located in São Paulo, Brazil. The systems are exclusively made at the headquarters in Bremen/Germany. Innovation, product quality and customer satisfaction define the daily activities at Sikora.