Fibron BX was founded in 1986 when the business focused solely on the commercial diving market.
In the year 2000, Fibron BX joined Cortland, to serve as a leader in offshore and subsea umbilicals, cables, and hoses and provide a gateway to Europe for all Cortland products.
Today the facility near London serves not only the commercial diving market, but also the ROV, offshore oil & gas, seismic and military markets.
Cortland is a global designer and manufacturer of engineered synthetic ropes, heavy lift slings, electro-optical-mechanical cables, and umbilicals. Cortland has the broadest collection of rope and cable processing capabilities available anywhere.
With a history of entrepreneurialism and a broad experience in custom-built applications, Cortland delivers world-class solutions that maximize performance, safety, and efficiency for its clients in the oil and gas, heavy marine, subsea, ROV, seismic, defense, and medical markets.
Cortland is a part of Actuant Corporation, a diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Cortland has been created out of four successful companies – Cortland Cable, Cortland Puget Sound Rope, Cortland Fibron BX, and Cortland Selantic.