Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about € 7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 people across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and provides the widest range of products, services, technologies and know-how.
In the Energy sector, Prysmian Group operates in the business of underground and submarine power transmission cables and systems, special cables for applications in many different industrial sectors and medium and low-voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure industry.
In the Telecom sector, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for the voice, video and data transmission industry, offering a complete range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems.
The Group was created through the union of Prysmian and Draka, already leaders in their markets for innovation and technological know-how. We are combining the strengths of both and achieving increased investment potential and geographical coverage, as well as offering the most extensive range of products, services, technologies and know-how available on the market.
Prysmian Group is also characterised by being a public company, a listed company without a controlling shareholder, managed on a transparent basis and leveraging its ability to gain and maintain the continued confidence of its investors.
As of December 2015, the Group employed 19,316 people, comprising 4,899 white-collar staff and 14,417 blue-collar workers.
63% of personnel were located in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), including 18% in Italy.
North America and South America employ respectively 13% and 9% of personnel, while APAC (Australia, Asia and China) account for 15%.
About 15% of employees in 2015 were women. In detail, 9.5% of blue-collar staff are women, while this quota is almost 30% in the white-collar category.
Manufacturing, Production and Selling of Cables and Systems for Energy and Data Transmission, Energy, Telecommunications.