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  • Furukawa Curitiba Brasil

    0800 41 2100

    - Centro de Produção - R. Hasdrubal Bellegard 820, Cidade Industrial - Curitiba - Paraná - Brazil - 81460-120

  • Furukawa Curitiba Brasil (Escritório)

    0800 41 2100

    - Escritório - Rua Comendador Araújo 499, 11º andar, Centro - Curitiba (Escritório) - Paraná - Brazil - 80420-000

  • Furukawa Sorocaba Brasil

    0800 41 2100

    - Centro de Produção - Av. Pirelli 1.100, Éden - Sorocaba - São Paulo - Brazil - 18103-085

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About Us

Furukawa Electric Group

The history of the Furukawa Electric Group began over 130 years ago in Japan. Since then, we have transformed into a global corporation with diversified activities in metal, light metal, telecommunication, automobile system and energy segments sectors, among others, forming an international network of industries in countries from Asia, North America, Europe, Africa and Latin America. There are over 100 affiliated companies and modern research and development laboratories, prepared to generate new technologies and products.

Furukawa

Local Presence

As a truly globalized company, Furukawa Electric Group understands how necessary it is to identify and develop products and solutions that meets the expectations of the customer. As it is the only way to face society’s needs in all five continents. All the companies of the group are integrated and focused on market and customers, with active participation in the lives of people through continuous technological innovation. Furukawa’s brand has been expanding its international participation every year, with industrial units in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, we also have regional offices, distribution centers and network of channels strategically positioned to best serve our customers.

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  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive Systems and Electronics
  • Energy and Industrial Products
  • Light Metals

As a truly globalized company, Furukawa Electric Group understands how necessary it is to identify and develop products and solutions that meets the expectations of the customer. As it is the only way to face society’s needs in all five continents. All the companies of the group are integrated and focused on market and customers, with active participation in the lives of people through continuous technological innovation. Furukawa’s brand has been expanding its international participation every year, with industrial units in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, we also have regional offices, distribution centers and network of channels strategically positioned to best serve our customers.

Expanding New Borders

  • 1974

    1974

    Furukawa starts its activities in Brazil

  • 1977

    1977

    Telecommunication Cables Factory in Curitiba

  • 1982

    1982

    Telecommunication Cables Factory in Curitiba

  • 1984

    1984

    Optical Cables Production

  • 1991

    1991

    LAN Cables Production

  • 1995

    1995

    Complete Solutions for Voice, Data and Imaging (FCS Line - Furukawa Cabling System)

  • 1997

    1997

    Optical Fiber Production in Curitiba

    ISO 14001 - Certification in Environmental Policy

  • 1998

    1998

    Furukawa Program
    Certified Professional – FCP

  • 1999

    1999

    E-Store - Direct with Distributor

    E-business Furukawa

  • 2001

    2001

    NNew Administrative Headquarters and Laboratory in Brazil

    Development of the xDSL Cable Line

  • 2002

    2002

    Exporting LAN Cables (Local Area Networks) to the United States

  • 2004

    2004

    Launch of GigaLan 10GbE Line for Structured Cabling

  • 2005

    2005

    SOF - Society of Optical Fibers

    UL Certifications - Underwriters Laboratories and ETL Testing Laboratories, Inc.

  • 2006

    2006

    Solutions for Data Center and Industries

  • 2007

    2007

    Premises Optical Cables 1st FTTx Project in Brazil

    Optical Cable Line Premises

  • 2008

    2008

    Argentina Optical Cables Plant

  • 2009

    2009

    Toll Free in 9 Latin American countries

  • 2010

    2010

    Optical Network (FTTx) Projects for Digital Cities in Brazil and Latin America

  • 2011

    2011

    Acquisition of the Metrocable Company in Brazil

    Distribution Center in Curitiba, Brazil

  • 2012

    2012

    Furukawa Cables and Accessories Launching Totally Dry Optical Cables

  • 2013

    2013

    Inauguration of the Distribution Center in Colombia (FIC)

    Industrial Fiber Optics Unit in Sorocaba

    New Production Unit

    OPGW Cables Production Site in Brazil Optical Fiber Plant in Brazil

  • 2014

    2014

    Optical Cables Plant in Colombia

    Commercial Office in Mexico

  • 2015

    2015

    Production of Premise Cables in Argentina; Connecting Hardware Assembly Plant in Colombia; Acquisition of Portfolio and Technology – Radio and Actives

  • 2016

    2016

    FGS – Global Operation; E-commerce FBS

  • 2017

    2017

    Now we are one. With a united brand.

Company Politics

Furukawa’s policy is divided into two main parts: quality and environment, with occupational safety and health.

Quality

“The commitment of Furukawa Electric LatAm is to apply our experience accumulated over the years to provide products and solutions directed towards the company´s operation market, exceeding the customers´ needs and expectations and enabling expansion of the business at the global market”.

Principles:
  • To have attitudes to identify and fulfill customers´ needs, adding value to the products, solutions and services supplied;
  • To gain customers, shareholders, suppliers and society's trust through collaborators leadership, commitment and proactivity;
  • To develop products, solutions and services with innovation and technology, which meet the requirements and exceed stakeholders´ expectations;
  • To have a positive working environment, which promotes collaborators´ satisfaction and engagement, contributing to their constant development;
  • To apply continuous improvement for the evolution of processes, products, solutions, services and of the quality management system.

Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health

The commitment of Furukawa Electric LatAm is to provide products and solutions directed towards the company´s operation market, to contribute to the sustainable development and to promote a positive, encouraging, safe and healthy working environment." 

Principles:
  • To protect the environment with actions, which lead to preventing pollution, conscious use of natural resources, recycling and mitigation of adverse impacts; 
  • To develop processes in a way that safety and health are first place priorities, working to identify threats, define actions and controls and monitor risks; 
  • To comply with legal requirements as well as any other applicable requirement, exceeding the stakeholders´ expectations;
  • To educate, create awareness and qualify collaborators and partners pursuing their engagement in the performance and the continuous improvement of the environmental and health and safety management systems; 
  • To contribute to the sustainable development of the society through corporate, environmental and social responsibility activities.

Information Security

"Guarantee information as an essential good of the company, respecting its confidentiality, ensuring its continuity, and ethical use." 

Principles:
  • Confidentiality - Access is only allowed to public information or information authorized by the proprietor;
  • Security - The integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information must be preserved; 
  • Ethics - The information must be used ethically and professionally, based on company principles, policies, and procedures. 

Supply Conditions

Team work for Furukawa goes way beyond its walls. In order to provide high quality solutions, our homologated suppliers are frequently evaluated and reassessed, to ensure excellence in their products and services, because that is what it means to be part of Furukawa's family.

General Delivery Conditions

“The commitment of Furukawa Electric LatAm is to apply our experience accumulated over the years to provide products and solutions directed towards the company´s operation market, exceeding the customers´ needs and expectations and enabling expansion of the business at the global market”.

Principles:
  • Unless otherwise agreed in writing by buyer the price shall be fixed until end of contract.
  • Unless otherwise specified in writing prior to shipment, inland and international transportation shall be responsibility of buyer or seller according to the Incoterm stated on the Purchase Order. Definition of shipping term informed on order is provided under the International Chamber of Commerce's Incoterms® 2010.
  • Seller shall respect the delivery time mentioned on this order, but it is allowed to ship ahead of schedule if requested by the buyer.
  • If the delivery of the goods to the departure airport/port is delayed without the acceptance of the buyer and not because of major force, seller shall pay a penalty of 2% of total amount of shipment per week with maximum of 10%. If the shipment delays more than 5 (five) weeks buyer reserves the right to cancel the balance of order.
  • The seller is responsible to ship the material in appropriate package for air shipment. b) If the material arrives at destination airport/port damaged because of no appropriate package the material will be rejected. c) When shipment package contains wood, seller must send the Fumigation Certificate in addition to the stamp on the wood pallet or package. It is the supplier¿s responsibility to comply with International Standards for Phytosanitary Measure ISPM 15.
  • Seller is responsible to ship the material in strict accordance with Technical Specification mentioned on this contract.
  • The significant modification in product in terms of manufacturing equipment, form, aspect or physical, chemical and mechanical properties, and compliance to industrial standards shall be formal communicated in reasonable time for critical analysis and action planning. Supplier must provide all technical assistance / information necessary to the correct implementation of the modifications. Material acceptance is conditioned to Furukawa¿s previous approval.
  • In case of rejection because of any quality or production problem or anything out of agreed on Technical Specification, buyer will inform seller if material will be shipped back with all costs paid by seller or if material will be discarded at our facility and all rejection costs must be refunded by the seller.
  • In case of replacement, seller shall ship replace material in the exactly same quantity of Return Invoice in only one shipment by air with no costs to Furukawa in a maximum of 30 days from B/L Return date.
  • In case of rejection because of any other cause, FISA is responsible for all costs and consequences.
  • Seller shall warranty the technical characteristics and performance of material shipped in strict accordance with our technical specification.
  • Seller in sole responsible for patent of goods produced. If Seller in any case transgresses any patent or trademark right from Buyer or from any third party, seller agrees to identify, defend, and hold harmless the Buyer and its officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against any and all demands, claims, and damages losses and liabilities, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or caused by any patent and/or trademark transgression caused by the seller.

Vision

In order to build a sustainable world and make people’s life safe, peaceful and rewarding, Furukawa Electric Group will create solutions for the new generation of global infrastructure combining information, energy and mobility.

Our Values

  • We pursue improvement and transformation for creating new values and achieving sustainable growth of the group. Facing challenges with our team and learning from failure lead to innovation for solving problems of our society.

    Innovation

  • High ethical standard and integrity must be natural for each member of Furukawa Electric Group, contributing to maintain the trust of stakeholders and society. All individuals are representatives of the company, so we all act with fairness, honesty and responsibility. All laws and rules (compliance) are strictly followed.

    Integrity

  • We have high respect for diverse backgrounds, cultures, customs and values. We value mutual understanding and maintain open communication channels between people and organizations. Create collaborative values by cooperation inside the group and open collaboration with core partners.

    Collaboration

  • We take ownership and responsibility to solve problems Move fast and learn by doing.

    Ownership and Speed

  • We go and see by ourselves to understand the actual situation. Think deeply and logically by repeating “why” to reach a root cause or substance.

    Addressing Reality