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General Cable's top competitors include Encore Wire, Datacomm Cables, Hitachi Metals America, Samtec, NKT, Southwire, Nexans and Anixter.
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General Cable
General Cable
General Cable is a company that develops, designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products and system solutions.
Encore Wire
Encore Wire
Encore Wire is a company that manufactures copper and aluminum, residential, commercial, and industrial building wire.
Datacomm Cables
Datacomm Cables
Datacomm Cables is a company that manufactures and distributes cables, stocks cabinets, racks, and patch panels.
Hitachi Metals America
Hitachi Metals America
Hitachi Metals America is a manufacturer of automotive-related, infrastructure and energy, and electronic-related products.
Samtec
Samtec
Samtec is a manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions.
NKT
NKT
NKT is a company that designs, manufactures, and markets power cables for low-, medium-, and high-voltage solutions.
Southwire
Southwire
Southwire Company is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of building wire and utility cable, as well as the tools used in their installation.
Nexans
Nexans
Nexans is a provider of cabling infrastructure for power and data transmission.
Anixter
Anixter
Anixter is a company that distributes network and security, electrical and electronic as well as utility power solutions.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1927
Founding Date
1989
Founding Date
2001
Founding Date
1965
Founding Date
1976
Founding Date
1891
Founding Date
1950
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
1957
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Highland Heights, US HQ
Poços De Caldas, BR
Brampton, CA
Saint Jérôme, CA
Los Cerrillos, CL
Belén, CR
Heroica Nogales, MX
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Locations
McKinney, US HQ
Locations
Deer Park, US HQ
Locations
Harrison, US HQ
Arlington Heights, US
China Grove, US
Farmington Hills, US
Hopkinton, US
Manchester, US
Milpitas, US
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Locations
New Albany, US HQ
Mentone, AU
Belo Horizonte, BR
Dongguan, CN
Huizhou Shi, CN
Shanghai, CN
Alajuela, CR
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Locations
Brøndby, DK HQ
Hendra, AU
Surrey Hills, AU
Kladno, CZ
Velké Meziříčí, CZ
Asnæs, DK
Brøndbyvester, DK
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Locations
Carrollton, US HQ
Mississauga, CA
Locations
Courbevoie, FR HQ
Alger, DZ
Forrestfield, AU
Geebung, AU
Thomastown, AU
Bakı, AZ
Aalst, BE
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Locations
Glenview, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Bibra Lake, AU
Brisbane, AU
Mount Waverley, AU
Sydney, AU
Vienna, AT
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Employees
Employees
8,500
Employees
1,2897% decrease
Employees
8
Employees
6,476
Employees
2,1321% increase
Employees
3,4695% increase
Employees
2,8991% increase
Employees
25,9454% decrease
Employees
9,4001% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
2.1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
2 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
4 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
2
Twitter followers
298
Twitter followers
1.2 k
Twitter followers
4
Twitter followers
3.5 k
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
6.4 k
Twitter followers
4 k
Twitter followers
15.7 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
42
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
12
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
17
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
26
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
8
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
29
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
24
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.8
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
2.38%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
75%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
64.71%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
69.23%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
62.5%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.55%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
79.17%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
370024
Alexa Website Rank
213616
Alexa Website Rank
320823
Alexa Website Rank
402752
Alexa Website Rank
134201
Alexa Website Rank
298171
Alexa Website Rank
227955
Alexa Website Rank
382589
Alexa Website Rank
148868
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
3.2
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.2
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
3.5

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$1.3b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$745m (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
€1.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$6.1b (Y, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
€6.7b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$8.8b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$1.1b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
€928.3m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
€5.9b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
$7.1b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$194.5m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
€541.9m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
€786m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
$1.8b (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
$76.1m (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
(€74.5m) (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A
Net income
(€118m) (FY, 2019)
Net income
$262.9m (FY, 2019)

Operating

Countries
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
125 (FY, 2019)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
50 (FY, 2019)
Enterprise Customers
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
25 k (FY, 2019)
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
N/A
Enterprise Customers
100 k (FY, 2019)
Floor Space, square feet
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
2.1 m (FY, 2018)
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
N/A
Floor Space, square feet
9 m (FY, 2019)
Locations
Locations
N/A
Locations
N/A
Locations
N/A
Locations
N/A
Locations
40 (FY, 2019)
Locations
N/A
Locations
N/A
Locations
N/A
Locations
309 (FY, 2019)
Patent Applications
Patent Applications
57 (Aug, 2020)
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
38 (Jul, 2020)
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
61 (Sep, 2021)
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
N/A
Patent Applications (US)
1 (May, 2021)
Patents (US)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
136 (Sep, 2021)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
3 (May, 2021)
Patents Issued
Patents Issued
92 (Aug, 2020)
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
518 (Y, 2018)
Patents Issued
54 (FY, 2019)
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
28 (Jan, 2019)
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
390 (FY, 2020)
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Patents and Patent Applications
N/A
Product Lines
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
4 (Sep, 2021)
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
30 (Jul, 2020)
Product Lines
N/A
Product Lines
N/A
Service Centers
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
10 (Y, 2018)
Service Centers
N/A
Service Centers
187 (FY, 2019)
Trademarks
Trademarks
143 (Aug, 2020)
Trademarks
63 (Jan, 2019)
Trademarks
N/A
Trademarks
N/A
Trademarks
N/A
Trademarks
N/A
Trademarks
104 (Jul, 2020)
Trademarks
N/A
Trademarks
N/A
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Encore Wire
HQ
McKinney, US
Employees
1,289↓ 7% decrease

Encore Wire is a company that manufactures copper and aluminum, residential, commercial, and industrial building wire.

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Datacomm Cables
HQ
Deer Park, US
Employees
8

Datacomm Cables is a company that manufactures and distributes cables, stocks cabinets, racks, and patch panels.

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Hitachi Metals America
HQ
Harrison, US

Hitachi Metals America is a manufacturer of automotive-related, infrastructure and energy, and electronic-related products.

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Samtec
HQ
New Albany, US
Employees
2,132↑ 1% increase

Samtec is a manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions.

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