Electric distribution: ACCC conductor improves the efficiency, reliability and capacity of the grid

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Irvine, CA—Electrical distribution: CTC Global has entered into a formal business relationship with General Cable (NYSE: BGC) to jointly manufacture high-capacity, low-sag and energy-efficient ACCC® conductor solutions for electric utilities in the U.S. and Canada. The collaborative effort will allow CTC Global to utilize General Cable’s advanced manufacturing capabilities and expertise to produce the ACCC conductor, which has been deployed at more than 250 project sites in over 25 countries worldwide.
General Cable began working with CTC in 2004, gaining extensive experience manufacturing the ACCC conductor. With its acquisition of Alcan Cable in 2012, General Cable has become a leading manufacturer of electrical utility cables in North America and one of the largest in the world.
“We are pleased to re-establish our relationship with CTC,” said Jay Lahman, Vice President & General Manager, General Cable Electric Utility Products. “General Cable and CTC are both committed to delivering innovative cable technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of power delivery.”
Jason Huang, CEO of CTC Global, stated, “We are excited to once again work with General Cable. We believe their experience and production capacity will help make the ACCC conductor the ubiquitous conductor solution for new and reconductor projects worldwide.”
About CTC Global
CTC Global is a privately held Delaware Corporation based in Irvine, California. CTC developed, tested and commercialized the patented (and trademark registered) ACCC® conductor and ancillary hardware components such as dead-ends and splices. CTC manufactures the ACCC conductor and ancillary hardware components in association with certified stranding and manufacturing partners, worldwide.  The ACCC core has been in commercial production at CTC’s ISO 9001-2008 certified manufacturing facility in Irvine, California, since early 2006. The core is then shipped to one of more than ten regional manufacturing partners, including General Cable, where the finished conductor is produced. Since its commercial introduction, CTC has shipped more than 22,000 km of ACCC conductor to over 250 project sites in 25 countries. For more information about CTC, please visit at www.ctcglobal.com.
About General Cable
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 www.generalcable.com.

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