In the more than 115 years of its corporate history, NSW (Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH), nowadays a subsidiary of General Cable (USA), has evolved into one of the world’s leading vendors of a diversified portfolio comprising submarine telecommunication cable systems, submarine power cables, special cables, aerial cable systems and intelligent plastic products. At its facility in Nordenham, NSW manufactures both cables and plastic products, with 500 staff advising and supporting customers from all over the world. The range of plastic products includes POLY-NET® surface protection netting and POLY-NET® spacer grids. These products have been giving excellent service for years now in production operations and logistical handling routines. The surfaces of sensitive parts are optimally protected during manufacture, storage and transportation. In addition, NSW manufactures perforated tubes and filter elements for a broad spectrum of industrial applications, high-performance packing for material separation jobs, profile and toothed belts for conveyor and drive systems, plus elements for biological wastewater purification installations. Quality and quality assurance have always been and always will be vital constituents of the corporate philosophy at NSW. The company operates an integrated quality assurance system conforming to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 industrial standards.