General Cable optimistic about 2013

Mar 27, 2013 | 02:42 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  General Cable, copper, aluminum, Brian Robinson, Greg Kenny, Alcan Cable, Alcan Cable North America, Alcan Cable China Europe

CHICAGO — General Cable views its prospects as bright following a year in which it made five major acquisitions.

The 169-year-old company, which once supplied Samuel Morse, is today at the leading edge of fabricating the material that accelerates data communication, signals factory machinery and feeds global energy grids, executives reported during their March 26 investor day.
General Cable’s total 2013 volume will range from 1.4 billion to 1.5 billion pounds, with about half of that copper and half aluminum, chief financial officer Brian J. Robinson estimated. ....

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