General Cable, Panduit to jointly launch structured cabling solutions

Highland Heights, KY; Tinley Park, IL—To provide technology-enabling systems, General Cable Corp. and Panduit recently announced an alliance, and will soon introduce their new PanGen structured cabling solutions for diverse network infrastructure requirements.

By Control Engineering Staff November 16, 2004

Highland Heights, KY; Tinley Park, IL— To provide technology-enabling systems, General Cable Corp. and Panduit recently announced an alliance, and will soon introduce their new PanGen structured cabling solutions for diverse network infrastructure requirements.

The firms say their alliance brings together two leaders in cable and connectivity to provide a comprehensive line of structured cabling solutions. They add their strengths include research and product development, as well as joint marketing and sales programs.

PanGen structured cabling is offered in two copper Category solutions, including PanGen Plus for the open-architecture enterprise market and PanGen Pro for smaller-sized businesses. PanGen Plus solutions are offered with Category 5e and Category 6 cables and connectivity products. PanGen Pro solutions provide Category 5e and minimally compliant Category 6 cables for high quality at an economical installed cost. PanGen systems are backed by technical support, cable management expertise, and a system warranty program.

‘Panduit is proud to join forces with General Cable to deliver premier open architecture PanGen structured cabling solutions to the industry,’ says Andy Caveney, Panduit’s business development VP. ‘We recognize General Cable’s commitment to service, quality and cable technology expertise, and believe their strengths complement ours extremely well.’

Jim Barney, General Cable’s senior VP and communications GM, adds that, ‘General Cable is excited to partner with the industry’s leading connectivity manufacturer. With our joint commitment to research and development, manufacturing excellence, customer satisfaction and ongoing industry leadership, we believe we bring tremendous value to our mutual customers.’

PanGen structured network cabling and connectivity systems will be sold through authorized General Cable and Panduit distributors.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jim Montague, news editor
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