About us

Linking energy and information to global growth

Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. We offer the widest range of services and know-how in the business, with almost 140 years of experience, sales exceeding €11 billion, and about 29,000 employees in over 50 countries and 112 plants.

Each year, the Group manufactures thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibres, copper cables and connectivity systems for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunications sector.

In 2018, General Cable merged with Prysmian and became part of Prysmian Group. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.

A public company

An industry leader with shareholders at its heart

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Don’t just make something. Make something extraordinary

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Data updated at 30 June 2018

Our Brands

Three industry-leading brands, One world-class Group

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Mission, Vision & Values

Our vision and mission provide the fundamental focus of all that we do

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Our Businesses

Three Business Areas. One industry leader

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Ethics & Integrity

We trust in equal opportunities and in the value of diversity

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Prysmian History

A journey that began two centuries ago

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2017 Results

FY 2017 Results Presentation

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