GENERAL CABLE LAUNCHES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) WEB SITE


www.GeneralCableCSR.com


HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
– General Cable, a global leader in the wire and cable industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Web site, www.GeneralCableCSR.com.  The Company has long been committed to creating shared value for its associates, shareholders and stakeholders as well as the communities which it serves and operates in around the world.  With the launch of this new site, General Cable will now share its journey, commitment and progress in the areas of sustainability, health and safety, citizenship and innovation with stakeholders.

Over the years, General Cable has had success in reducing its impact on the environment by incorporating responsible practices into its daily business operations, making safety a core value throughout the organization, integrating strong ethical values into daily business activities and introducing innovative and more environmentally friendly products. While General Cable is pleased with its progress thus far, the Company will continue to examine its business and work to develop new strategies to create long-term shared value for its organization, partners and the communities it serves, further strengthening an already strong commitment to continuous improvement.

“As we continue to strengthen as a flexible and responsive global organization, the quest to improve upon environmentally-sound processes and product designs reflects our ongoing commitment to achieving industry-leading standards,” said Roddy Macdonald, General Cable’s Executive Vice President, Business Development and member of the Company’s Operating Committee.  “We are proud to launch our Corporate Social Responsibility site.”

“We not only support our own Lean and Green culture by continuously monitoring our own progress, we also strengthen our alignment with the sustainability goals of our partners and suppliers,” continued Macdonald. “Lean manufacturing techniques coupled with sound environmental management strategies will ensure that we are delivering value to our customers, engineering and manufacturing high-quality products with minimal environmental impact and waste.”

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 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.

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Release No. 0755
11/15/11