Pakistan Cables, the country’s oldest and most reputable cable manufacturer, was established over 5 decades ago in 1953 as a joint venture with BICC. In the subsequent six decades, Pakistan Cables has earned a reputation as a market leader and premier cable manufacturer in the country and a company that does not compromise on quality. Pakistan Cables has been listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange since 1955. In 2010 General Cable Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in cable manufacturing invested in Pakistan Cables by taking up a 25% equity stake in the company.
Pakistan Cables is part of the Chinoy Group of Companies, which includes International Industries (IIL) and International Steels Limited (ISL), as well as other interests in diverse businesses. The revenue of the group in 2012 was Rs. 35.4 billion. Pakistan Cables is ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified and is the only cable manufacturer in Pakistan to have its cables type tested by the world renown KEMA Laboratory in Netherlands.
Pakistan Cables is an affiliate of Genera Cable, which is amongst the world’s largest cable companies with revenue in 2011 of USD 5.8 billion. General Cable has a global presence with 57 plants in 26 countries including the US, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Brazil, China, Thailand, South Africa, and the Philippines.
The affiliation with General Cable gives Pakistan Cables several advantages over its competitors, including the ability to source almost any type of cable for customers, access to cutting edge technology, technical support & management best practices, procurement advantages and export opportunities. Hence Pakistan Cables is the only cable company in Pakistan with multinational affiliation and product quality to match the best in the world.