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  • Jun 29, 2015
    News

    General Cable Moves Out of Asia Pacific Markets

    General Cable Corp., Highland Heights, Ky., said it will sell its Asia Pacific operations to MM Logistics Co., Ltd., for approximately $205 million. The company’s operations in the region include businesses in Thailand, China, New Zealand and Australia. The sale is part of a divestiture program announced last fall and will simplify General Cable’s geographic coverage....More
  • Feb 23, 2015
    News

    Encore Wire announces 4Q financials

    Encore Wire Corp., McKinney, Texas said unit volume, measured in copper pounds contained in the wire sold, increased 2.4% and was offset by a 6.3% decrease in the average selling price per copper pound sold in the fourth quarter of 2014 versus the same period in 2013....More
  • Jul 18, 2014
    News

    Curious Copper: Prices Up Despite Expectations of Oversupply

    Copper prices are showing quite a bit of lift, hitting a 5-month high recently despite expectations that increases in production from new mines and decreases in demand from China would lead to oversupply....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
    News

    General Cable Announces 1,000 Layoffs in Restructuring for Better Profitability 1

    General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., today announced a restructuring program that the wire and cable giant expects to produce annual savings of $75 million, in part by eliminating approximately 1,000 positions, or 7% of the company's global workforce....More
  • Apr 10, 2014
    blog

    Southwire Opens Energy Center to Focus on Substations and Smart Grids

    Wire giant Southwire, Carrollton, Ga., opened a new Southwire Energy Center at its Villa Rica, Ga., plant where the company will develop components and products for smart grids and renewable energy products and expand the company’s cable technology and solutions for substations....More
  • Apr 2, 2014
    blog

    Breaking: 11 Power Cable Producers Fined by EU for Price Fixing

    Bloomberg and several other outlets are reporting on a price-fixing cartel among power cable producers fined over $400 million by the European Union....More
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