General Cable Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products. Segments The company operates through three segments: North America, Europe and Mediterranean, and Rest of World (ROW). North America This segment engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty, and communications markets principally for use in the electric utility, electrical infrastructure, construction, and communications industries, as well as manufacture and distribution of rod mill wire and cable products primarily in the United States and Canada. Europe and Mediterranean This segment engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty, and communications markets principally for use in the electric utility, electrical infrastructure, construction, and communications industries with operations in Algeria, Angola, Egypt, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal and Spain, and selling into markets throughout Europe, the Mediterranean, and Africa. Additionally, this segment engages in the design, integration, and installation on a turnkey basis for products, such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems worldwide. ROW This segment engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty, and communications markets, as well as manufacture and distribution of rod mill wire and cable products. This segment’s operations and equity investments are located in Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Honduras, India, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela, and Zambia. This segment consists of sales, distribution, and manufacturing facilities in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. Products The company's product portfolio includes approximately 100,000 products. Electric Utility The company’s primary electric utility products include low- and medium-voltage distribution cables; high- and extra-high-voltage underground transmission cables and installation; bare overhead conductors; and submarine transmission and distribution cables. These products are sold to investor-owned utility companies; government-owned, and state and local public power companies; and contractors. Electrical Infrastructure The company’s primary electrical infrastructure products include rubber- and plastic-jacketed wire and cables; low- and medium-voltage industrial power cables; ignition wire sets; cable wire harnesses; rail and mass transit cables; shipboard cables; oil and gas cables; armored mining cables; and alternative energy power generation cables for power generating stations; solar, nuclear, and wind applications; industrial applications; marine, mining, oil and gas, transit, machine builders, and entertainment; military; infrastructure; automotive aftermarket; industrial power and control; and medical. These products are sold to industrial consumers, contractors, electrical distributors, electrical retailers, OEM (original equipment manufacturers), DIY (do-it-yourself customers), industrial equipment manufacturers, and military customers. Communications The company’s primary communications products include high-bandwidth twisted copper and fiber optic cables; multi-conductor and multi-pair fiber, and copper networking cables; outside plant telecommunications exchange cables; coaxial cables; fiber-optic submarine cable systems; low detection profile cables; turnkey submarine networks; and offshore integration systems for telecom local loop, enterprise networking and multimedia applications, industrial instrumentation control, commercial, residential, building management, entertainment, and renewable energy. These products are sold to telecommunications system operators, contractors, telecommunications distributors, system integrators, OEM, and DIY. Construction The company’s primary construction products include construction cable, flexible cords, and halogen-free, low-smoke, and flame retardant cables for residential and non-residential construction. These products are sold to retail home centers, electricians, distributors, installation and engineering contractors, and DIY. Rod Mill The company’s primary rod mill products include copper rod and aluminum rod for wire and cable manufacturers in the wire and cable industry. Patents and Trademarks The company’s primary trademarks and trade names include Phelps Dodge International Corporation and the PDIC global symbols. Other trademarks include General Cable, Anaconda, BICC, Carol, GenSpeed, Helix/HiTemp, NextGen, Silec, Polyrad, and the company's triad symbol. Seasonality The company experiences certain seasonal trends in various products in which demand is linked with construction spending. Demand for these products during winter months in certain geographies is usually lower than demand during spring and summer months. Environmental Matters The company is subject to various federal, state, local, and foreign laws and regulations covering the storage, handling, emission and discharge of materials into the environment, including CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act (including the 1990 amendments), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. History General Cable Corporation was founded in 1992. The company was incorporated in 1994.
general cable corp (BGC:New York)
4 Tesseneer Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41076
|AVX Corp||$12.76 USD||-0.04|
|CommScope Holding Co Inc||$21.69 USD||-0.26|
|Nexans SA||€36.82 EUR||+1.69|
|NKT Holding A/S||kr327.50 DKK||+4.50|
|Vishay Intertechnology Inc||$14.31 USD||0.00|
|View Industry Companies|
|Price/Cash Flow||NM||Not Meaningful|
Post a JobJobs
Sponsored Financial Commentaries
To contact GENERAL CABLE CORP, please visit www.generalcable.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.