PFISTERER Holding AG welcomes Dr. Konstantin Kurfiss as a new member of the Management Board alongside Stephan Götschel. Dr. Kurfiss has more than 15 years’ experience in the field of power transmission technology. As of 1 January 2020, he assumes overall responsibility for sales and technology at PFISTERER.
In a joint EHV (Extra High Voltage) project with Hellenic Cables SA, PFISTERER is using IXOSIL high-voltage joints and outdoor terminations to ensure the safe connection of a new land-sea cable link to the Peloponnese.
On Friday 6 September, having left a wake of devastation in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, as a Category 1 storm. Tim McLaughlin, Pfisterer NAM Sales Director, played a part in the relief effort, providing rapid assistance after 190,000 people in the local area were stuck without power.
The magazine “Wirtschaftswoche” (Economic Weekly) has dedicated its October 2019 special edition entitled “Deutschlands Weltmarktführer 2020” [Germany’s World Market Leader 2020] to global technology leaders that are mostly family-owned companies. Following appearances in 2017 and 2018, PFISTERER has now made the list for the third time in a row.
In our newest plant in Kadaň, Czech Republic, we manufacture reliable and secure energy infrastructure products for our customers using the latest technologies and the highest quality standards. Take a look inside.
The SEANEX inner cone solution by PFISTERER is an offshore variant of the successful CONNEX HV connection system that is specially adapted for 66 kV inter-array cabling. The new offshore accessories combines all the proven performance features – salt water resistance, solid insulation, pluggable and touch-safe – yet it is much more compact, lighter in weight, and lower in cost.
Westnetz, one of Germany’s largest distribution network operators, is building a 17 km underground cable system in Hunsrück as part of their efforts to support the transition to renewable energy. This new high-voltage cable will transport renewable wind power from turbines at Hunsrück to the region's urban centres.
At Amper 2019, the international electrotechnics and electronics trade fair in Brno, Czech Republic, PFISTERER was awarded the Golden Amper for FrontCon, its innovative connection and contacting technology for quickly and safely joining single-strand insulated power cables. This is the second time that PFISTERER has gained recognition with this award.
In cooperation with the cable manufacturer TELE-FONIKA Kable and the international cable and pipeline installation contractor VolkerInfra, PFISTERER has been awarded the contract for the supply of the 220 kV land cable accessories for the grid connection of the new Moray East Offshore Windfarm.
LAPP Insulators, a member of the PFISTERER Group of companies, has equipped the famous Faraday cage at the Deutsches Museum in Munich with brand-new insulators. Among the first visitors after the refit were the television channel ZDF with the astrophysicist, presenter and university lecturer, Professor Harald Lesch.
PFISTERER has accompanied the emergence of the offshore wind industry right from the start with innovative products and solutions. In the future, the commitment will be further strengthened and bundled in a specialized team under the management of Dr. Peter Müller within the PTS (Power Transmission Solutions) Business Unit Cable.