General Cable India plant inaugurated in Himachal

Baddi: General Cable Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, has completed construction on its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal inaugurated the plant today with more than 200 high-ranking government officials and business leaders in attendance.

Also in attendance were Mr. Mathias Sandoval, General Cable President and CEO Rest of World, Mr. Peter Campbell, General Cable Senior Vice President of Asia and Mr. Sandeep Sood, General Cable Country Head of India Operations.

Designed and built in compliance with Indian Green Building standards, the manufacturing facility is situated on 20 acres of land in the industrial town of Baddi, in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Baddi is one of the faster growing cities in India and quickly becoming a manufacturing hub for multinational companies.

“By designing ‘green’ from the ground up, we have seen immediate benefits in operating costs. These include energy savings of 30% to 40% and water savings of 20 to 30% when compared to other similar wire and cable operations. We have created a better-quality work environment for our associates, which will promote good health and safety practices and therefore increase productivity. We are off to a great start and are excited about our future,” said Sandeep Sood, Country Head of India Operations.

The broad range of products to be developed and manufactured at the facility include aerial transmission conductors, low, medium and high voltage power cables, building wire, control, instrumentation and specialty cables. At current installed capacity, the facility is capable of generating annual revenues in the range of $100 to $120 million, complementing the Company’s existing exports into the country.

“The opening of any new facility is a significant achievement, but the quality of execution at this plant in Baddi has been exceptional. I want to recognize the support of the state of Himachal Pradesh and our employees who have helped make this plant a reality as we address the outstanding opportunities in the growing Indian market,” said Mathias Sandoval, General Cable President and CEO Rest of the World.

General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty, construction and communications markets. For more information about General Cable products, please contact your local sales representative or visit our Web site at www.generalcable.com.

Certain statements in this press release, including without limitation, statements regarding future financial results and performance, plans and objectives, capital expenditures and the Company’s or management’s beliefs, expectations or opinions, are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those statements as a result of factors, risks and uncertainties over which the Company has no control. Such factors, risks and uncertainties are more fully discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 23, 2012 and subsequent SEC filings. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

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  1. says: P.K.GHOSH

    The oportunity lying ahead is tremendous, but question is ‘how to make strong strategy to implement the vision into reality’. the project is running in such a slow speed,the over cost and financial burden would tremendous. Secondly, to capture indian market with the existing players like, Poly cab, KEI, Havels, Universal, CCI, & DOZEN OTHERS.
    Until some dedicated team with experience and ownership attitudes is formed and with distinct objectives / goal are set it would be very difficult for the project to survive..
    thirdly , export marketing help from others units would help tremendously so long it would not develop its own wing to do so. simply orders from export market is the need of the day.,
    production efficiency and quality of the products are the main criteria. to serve customer with min. cost is the key to augment demand.demand
    Indian market is not an easy terrain, competitors are well trained so it is need to make strong core team of operations, marketing & finance.
    I am in tis line more than 32+ years working in India in different position and organisations and well aware of the facts & figures in the cable business,. that is why, I make this comments, Don’t mind if any thing is said wrong.

  2. says: A.K.CHAKRABORTY

    I am in this profession since 26 years. I hope this company will be a giant in future. Congratulation to the authorities. A.K.CHAKRABORTY

  3. says: NARAIN SINGH

    Sir
    i want an opertunity to serve in this organisation in HR DEPTT. I am post graduate in Pol. Science with one year Diploma in Computer Application. So give me an opertunity.

  4. says: ABHISHEK KUMAR SINGH

    Sir
    i want an opportunity to serve in this organisation in quality in the field of testing . I am B.Tech in Electrical engineering and I have one and half year experience. So give me an opportunity.

  5. says: kanchan singh

    i want a job in this company buz i am interested to work in this company,my exp 20 yrs,pls give me a chance

  6. says: ishan dogra

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  8. says: SURESH TYAGI

    I have 18 years experience of quality control and prodution in Ecko cables pvt ltd delhi qualification B.sc give me an opportunity to work with you

  9. says: MANISH RANA

    Respected sir,
    i want to get oppertunity to work in your company. i have done B.tech in electrical and electronics engg.
    presently i am doing job in Allengers medical systems limited , baddi .
    REGARDS,
    Manish rana

  10. says: SHIBU DAS

    Dear Sir,
    This is inform to you pl z Required jobs at STORE
    Of your Plant & Humble Request Immediately now.

  11. says: Manmohan Singh.

    I want a job in this company.i am interested to work in this company.basically i am a maintenance manager with 18 year experience.

  12. says: vinod kumar pal

    I want a job in this company . For the post of production manager.,I have 22 years experience in cable industry production & Q.C. & 2 years experience in pvc conduit pipe

  13. says: KRISHNAPADA DUTTA

    sir,
    I am a B.Tech engineer in Electronic & communication. I want a job in this company. I have two years experience in steel plant as a control system operation and maintainance..

  14. says: sunil kumar

    Dear sir

    I want a job in this company. For post of store incharge. I have 7 year experience in store activity .

  15. says: Madhav

    Dear sir

    I want a job in this company. For post of jr officer in Engg dipartment. I have 7 year experience maintenance dipartment.some vaccancy in your plant so please informe.

    Thanks

    Regarding
    Madhav
    8146838905

  16. says: anjani dwivedi

    if you commissioning your plant machinery contact me
    i can help you in commissioning & opening of plant
    m.no. 7024212226

  17. says: Abhishek pathak

    Sir I am Abhishek Pathak b.tech in electrical engineering with two year two month working experience in cable plant as Electrical engineer. please tell me about job opening in your company for Electrical engineer.

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