Milestones

  • 1937 - HELLENIC COPPER INDUSTRY
    HELLENIC COPPER INDUSTRY begins operations and launches production in the newly-established industrial plants of VIOHALCO in Tavros (Attica).
  • 1976 - HALCOR
    HALCOR is incorporated and production of billets and slabs begins at the Oinofyta plant.
  • 1981 - VIEM - HALCOR
    The rolling and extrusion branches of VIEM are integrated into HALCOR, also transferring the experience of VIOHALCO.
  • 1990 - VEKTOR - HALCOR
    HALCOR contributes its rolling equipment to VEKTOR and the latter begins operations in the copper and other alloys rolling, extrusion and cutting sectors.
  • 1996 - VEKTOR
    The shares of VEKTOR are listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.
  • 1997 - HALCOR S.A.
    VEKTOR merges with HALCOR and is renamed into HALCOR S.A. HALCOR acquires a 4.99% holding in HELLENIC CABLES S.A., also listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.
  • 1999 - ICME ECAB
    ICME ECAB, which is seated in Romania and mainly operates in the production of cables as well as plastic and rubber compounds, is integrated into the HELLENIC CABLES Group.
  • 2000 - HALCOR - SOFIA MED - KOZM

    HALCOR acquires a majority holding in HELLENIC CABLES.

    SOFIA MED, the Group’s subsidiary in Bulgaria, acquires the fixed assets of KOZM.

    Manufacturing of rolled copper and brass products is transferred to the SOFIA MED plant.

    An extensive investment plan to restructure and upgrade the Group’s industrial premises begins.

  • 2003 - HELLENIC CABLES
    The new premises of HELLENIC CABLES in Thiva begin operations and the production in high-voltage cable line is launched.
  • 2005 - HALCOR

    The HALCOR plant in Tavros starts manufacturing titan-zinc rolled products.

    The new pioneering CUSMART® tubes are launched in the market.


  • 2008 - HALCOR
    Production process in the new 400 kV High and Extra high voltage cable line is launched.
  • 2010 - FITCO

    The Group’s subsidiary FITCO incorporates the brass bars and tubes manufacturing branch of HALCOR in its production process.

    The Group’s 10-year extensive investment plan which in essence changed its production base, making it more competitive, is completed.

  • 2011 - FULGOR
    FULGOR is integrated in the HELLENIC CABLES Group, thus strengthening it in terms of know-how and production capacity in the sector of submarine and high voltage cables.
  • 2012 - FULGOR - SOFIA MED

    The operations of FULGOR are fully integrated in the Group and the relevant restructuring of the product portfolio is launched. The implementation of an investment plan begins in the company’s plant in Soussaki (Corinthia).

    Metallised copper tubes and TALOS GEOTHERM copper tubes are launched in the market.

    A new investment plan is launched by SOFIA MED to strengthen its production base in the sector of high added value products.

    The completion of the investment in FULGOR means that the Group is ranked among the few manufacturers of high voltage submarine cables worldwide.

  • 2013 - FULGOR
    With the completion of the investment of FULGOR, the Group becomes one of the few internationally underwater high voltage cable producers .
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