Profile: General Cable Corp (BGC.N)

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General Cable Corporation, incorporated on April 22, 1994, is engaged in the development, design, 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. The Company additionally engages in the design, integration, and installation on a turn-key basis for products, such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems. The Company operates in three segments: America, Europe and Mediterranean, and Rest of World (ROW). The Company's product portfolio includes more than 100,000 products. The Company operated 56 manufacturing facilities, which included four facilities owned by companies in which the Company has an equity investment, in 25 countries with regional distribution centers across the world.

North America

The Company’s North America segment engages in the development, design, 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. The North America segment contributed approximately 43% of the Company’s revenues during fiscal, 2013. The North America segment consists of 25 manufacturing facilities across the region. Additionally, the North America segment has regional centers of laboratories for material technology and compounding, electrical testing, data cables, and specialty and military cables.

Europe and Mediterranean

The Company’s Europe and Mediterranean segment engages in the development, design, 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, the Europe and Mediterranean 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 around the world. The Europe and Mediterranean segment contributed approximately 25%, of the Company’s revenues for 2013. The Europe and Mediterranean segment consists of 10 manufacturing facilities across the region. Additionally, the Europe and Mediterranean segment has regional centers of laboratories for high and extra-high voltage power cables and systems, submarine power and communications systems, and halogen-free flame retardant technology and compounding.

Rest of World

The Company’s ROW segment engages in the development, design, 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. The ROW segment consists of sales, distribution and manufacturing facilities in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific that resulted from the acquisition of Phelps Dodge International Corporation (PDIC). The ROW segment contributed approximately 32% of the Company’s revenues in 2013. The ROW segment serves developing countries and customers in sectors that are expected to offer growth opportunity over time than the developed world. ROW 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. The ROW segment consists of 21 manufacturing facilities across the segment. Additionally, the ROW segment has regional centers of laboratories for rod fabrication and drawing.

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General Cable Corp

4 Tesseneer Dr
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS   KY   41076-9167
P: +1859.5728000
F: +1859.5728458

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