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Wires & Cables

OUR PRODUCTS Wires and cables for automotive and industrial applications

We manufacture about 360,000 kilometres of special-purpose wiring per year at our three sites in Germany, Poland and China.
We manufacture about 360,000 kilometres of special-purpose wiring per year at our three sites in Germany, Poland and China.

We develop innovative cable and wiring solutions

The Coroplast Wires & Cables business unit develops and manufactures innovative cable and wiring solutions for the world market. Some 350 people are engaged in research, development and production at our sites in Wuppertal, Poland and China, enabling us to work in close proximity to our customers, their processes and their applications. These are primarily linked to the automotive sector, mechanical and plant engineering, automation technology and the electrical industry. Our smart connectivity solutions set benchmarks in many different industries because we attach great importance to in-house development and advanced engineering. Our laboratories are excellently equipped, with a technical testing department and test beds – and we regularly invest substantial sums in research and development.

Our competencies: 

  • Automotive industry
  • Electromobility
  • Automation technology
  • Data transmission and infotainment mechanical and plant engineering
  • Lighting systems
  • Medical technology
     

Our products and solutions:

  • High-voltage vehicle wiring 
  • Charging cables
  • Control, sensor and actuator cables (screened and unscreened)
  • High-speed data cables
  • High-temperature cables 
  • Multi-standard cables (VDE, UL, CSA, etc.)
  • Battery and generator cables

Wires and cables: Our product range

Automotive wires and cables

Automotive wires and cables

As a professional partner we develop innovative system solutions for the automotive industry.

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Wires and cables for electric mobility

Wires and cables for electric mobility

Our high-voltage wiring systems are installed in the series production vehicles of leading automotive manufacturers.

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Wires and cables for industrial applications

Wires and cables for industrial applications

With the Coroflex® product family, we have developed a completely new generation of cables that is setting innovative technical standards.

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The core competencies of our Wires & Cables business unit at a glance:

We are a technology leader when it comes to developing and manufacturing high-performance wire and cable solutions for mobility and industry.

  • We are a trendsetter – our worldwide R&D departments regularly create innovative solutions to meet your individual needs, for example with HV, sensor and control cables for specific automotive or automation solutions.
  • We are close to our customers – we manufacture 360,000 kilometres of wires and cables per year at sites in Germany, Poland and China – and the trend is upwards.
  • We are high-performing – with thirty-one production lines covering a total of 28,000 square metres of floor space, we are a volume producer.
  • We are experienced – we have developed more than four hundred product families since 1929 and can currently offer our customers more than five thousand different items from stock.
  • We are problem-solvers – the more complex the challenge, the greater our commitment; we rely on advanced testing technologies and methods such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM), 3D/2D microscopy and infrared spectrometry, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) or dynamic scanning calorimetry (DSC).
  • We stand for German engineering, also in the global markets – and for the highest standards in terms of quality, production and operational processes, tested and certified to IATF 16949, DIN ISO 9001, 14001, 50001, EN, VDE, UL, CSA and CQC.
„Digitalisation, automation and electromobility are revolutionising our everyday lives. Our smart cable solutions make a decisive contribution to this change process. “
Bastian Willenbücher (Head of BU Wires & Cables)
Bastian Willenbuecher / Coroplast
Bastian Willenbücher has been Head of the Coroplast Wires & Cables business unit since 2016.

A high-performing, experienced and reliable partner for our customers

We are your partner when it comes to mastering your challenges with innovative ideas. We rely not only on our outstanding product know-how and many years of industry and application experience but also on our excellent knowledge of materials. Our in-house material development and processing lab puts its trust in thermoplastic and elastomer solutions (such as PE, PP, TPU, TPE, TPO, TPS, ETFE, FEP, PFA, SiR or EPDM).

We make use of more than a hundred different insulation and sheathing materials as the foundation for smart cable and wiring solutions that add value for our customers.

Partnerships in the world of wires and cables

If you want to stay in tune with the latest trends, you must be well-connected in the industry. That is why we maintain regular contact with the following partners and are active attendees at the following conferences:

  • Bordnetze im Automobil – wire harness congress and meeting point for networking and the exchange of expert knowledge on trends and developments for all onboard electrical system specialists.
  • ZVEI – dialogue with the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association on current technical, business, legal and social issues linked to the electrical industry. 
  • VDA – as a member of the German Automotive Industry Association, we play a leading part in various working groups to do with mobility in tomorrow’s world. 
  • Munich University of the Federal Armed Forces – partnership concerned with the thermal analysis of electrical components.
  • Physical Software Solutions GmbH – cooperation and ongoing development of heat generation, voltage drop and power loss simulations for electrical conductors.