General Cable Corp.    

 
NYSE: BGC

Address:

4 Tesseneer Dr.

Highland Heights, KY 41076-9167

United States

Phone:
(859) 572-8000

Fax:
(859) 572-8458


Company description

General Cable Corporation was incorporated in 1994, but the company and its predecessors have served various wire and cable markets for more than 150 years. It is headquartered in Highland Heights, KY. General Cable develops, designs, manufactures, markets, distributes and installs copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products. Its three primary business segments are North America, Europe, and North Africa, and rest of world. General Cables products include electric utility products (low- and medium-voltage distribution cable; high- and extra-high voltage power transmission cable products and installation; and bare overhead conductor), electrical infrastructure products (electrical infrastructure, portable cord products and transportation products and industrial harnesses), construction products (wire and cable products for construction markets), communications products (wire and cable products that transmit low-voltage signals for voice and data applications and electronic wire and cables) and rod mill products (continuous cast copper and aluminum rod, which is sold to other wire and cable manufacturers). On October 31, 2007, General Cable purchased the worldwide wire and cable business of Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc., which operated as Phelps Dodge International Corporation (PDIC).

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News and information about General Cable Corp.

Klein's Howe Wire and Jaw Grip Tools Enhance Pulling Power
Product News Network; February 14, 2018; 699 words
...diameters ranging from 0.625 - 1.362 in. and is offered with general cable, Hendrix® aerial systems, Rite Lite BLL conductor...Cat. No. 1716-60) Common tree wire cable types include General Cable, Hendrix® aerial systems, Rite Lite BLL conductor...
Wipo Publishes Patent of General Cable Technologies for "Cable Having Shielding Tape Wth Conductive Shielding Segments" (American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 4, 2018; 420 words
...published on Feb. 1.Title of the invention: "CABLE HAVING SHIELDING TAPE WTH CONDUCTIVE SHIELDING SEGMENTS."Applicants: GENERAL CABLE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (US).Inventors: Roy B. Kusuma (US), Stephen A. Thwaites (US), Scott M. Brown (US...
Wipo Publishes Patent of General Cable Technologies for "Cables Having Colored Jackets and Methods for Same" (American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; January 28, 2018; 360 words
...was published on Jan. 25.Title of the invention: "CABLES HAVING COLORED JACKETS AND METHODS FOR SAME."Applicants: GENERAL CABLE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (US).Inventors: Xi Zhang (US), Sathish Kumar Ranganathan (US), Christopher C. Boller...
GENERAL CABLE REPORTS ACQUISITION BY DIRECTOR PREVOST (Kentucky)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; January 17, 2018; 268 words
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- General Cable Corp. /de/ (BGC), Highland Heights, Ky., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in...
How General Cable Helped Those in Need
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); January 10, 2018; 366 words
...Quoin Call Staff Report Associates with General Cable in Du Quoin were busy helping those...goal of $2,500, nine teams of 20 General Cable employees surpassed their goal in raising...delivered them to Head Start," said General Cable representative Taylor Sherrie.
Form 8-K: General Cable Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; January 4, 2018; 407 words
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- General Cable Corp. /de/, Highland Heights, Ky., files Form 8-K (current...DelawareItem 8.01 Other Events.On January 2, 2018, General Cable Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "Company...
GENERAL CABLE REPORTS DISPOSITION BY SVP PRES. EUROPE SINGHAL (Kentucky)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; December 21, 2017; 282 words
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- General Cable Corp. /de/ (BGC), Highland Heights, Ky., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in...
GENERAL CABLE REPORTS DISPOSITION BY SVP OF LATIN AMERICA MOGOLLON (Kentucky)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; December 21, 2017; 283 words
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 -- General Cable Corp. /de/ (BGC), Highland Heights, Ky., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 331491 - Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding

333120 - Construction Machinery Manufacturing

333131 - Mining Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3357 - Drawing and Insulating of Nonferrous Wire industry report

3531 - Construction Machinery and Equipment industry report

3532 - Mining Machinery and Equipment, Except Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment industry report