The Prysmian Group is an Italian multinational corporation headquartered in Milan that manufactures electric power transmission and telecommunications cables and systems. It is the largest manufacturer of cables in the world measured by revenues. Prysmian Group is a public company, listed on the Borsa Italiana in the FTSE MIB index. It was founded on February 8, 2011.
Prysmian Group was created in 2011 through the merger of Prysmian and Draka.
The merger of Prysmian and Draka, and the integration of the two market-leading companies, culminated in the creation of the world's largest cable maker by revenue, the Prysmian Group.
The group now has a presence in 50 countries, with 82 plants and more than 21,000 employees; its global headquarters is located at Milan, Italy.
Prysmian operates in the business of underground and submarine power transmission and distribution cables and systems, special cables for applications in many different industrial sectors, and medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure industries.
For the all-important telecommunications market, the group manufactures cables and accessories for the voice, video and data transmission market, with a comprehensive range of optical fibers, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems.
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