Cubis Systems, a leading manufacturer of access chambers used in the construction of full fibre networks, has signed a strategic supplier agreement with CityFibre, a leading UK provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure.
Under the agreement, Cubis will supply CityFibre with access chambers, covers and cable management systems until December 2020.
The deal coincides with CityFibre’s recent announcement of 14 further towns and cities being planned and mobilised for full fibre deployment. They are set to join its ‘Gigabit City Club’, alongside the 12 cities already announced, and form the next phase in CityFibre’s £2.5bn investment plan to bring competitive full fibre infrastructure to at least five million homes, more than 20% of the UK market.
Cubis Systems is a leading manufacturer of access chambers, used in the construction of infrastructure networks. The company, based in Lurgan, Northern Ireland, employs over 600 people globally and exports to over 25 countries. Cubis’ products are manufactured using multiple thermoplastic and thermoset materials, which provide a range of benefits including rapid and safe installation, as well as greater flexibility for the installer.
Alan Long, Chief Commercial Officer, Cubis Systems said
: “We are delighted that CityFibre have chosen Cubis Systems’ products to play such a vital part in the network infrastructure that CityFibre is building across the UK.
“Over the last months we have come to understand the needs and requirements of CityFibre as its rollout gains pace and we have been very impressed with their professionalism and ambition. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership going forward.”
James Thomas, Director of Supply Chain, CityFibre said:
“Working with best-in-class suppliers is critical for us, and Cubis has real pedigree as a globally proven business.
“We look forward to a long and successful partnership and we’re particularly excited to bring Cubis on board at a time when our full-fibre rollout is gathering real momentum.”
"Cubis is the global leader in the design and manufacture of access chamber and cable ducting systems for infrastructure networks. Our innovative products are used in the rail, telecoms, road, water and power industries worldwide. We are the first choice for customers seeking contemporary solutions that improve on traditional installation methods. Headquartered in Northern Ireland, Cubis Systems is part of the €27 billion CRH Group and operates from multiple sites across the UK, Ireland and Australia, exporting to over 30 countries worldwide."
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