HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — A world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, Prysmian Group, plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Pettis County, Missouri. The location currently employs 175 people and manufactures aluminum building wire products for commercial and institutional construction markets.
The company’s Sedalia facility expansion will take place in two phases. Phase one, which was just completed, was a $3.5 million investment for new equipment purchases, existing building renovations, and additional jobs. This addition includes an expansion of distribution operations. Prysmian Group plans to hire 30 new employees in Pettis County for phase one.
In addition to hiring for the expansion, Prysmian Group has many recruitment programs ranging from a graduate program, manufacturing (Make It), sales (Sell It), and controlling (Sum It) programs that offer local and international opportunities. In addition, the company has programs like P3, P4, Prysmian Academy, and Global Mobility for current employee development.
Based in Highland Heights, Kentucky, Prysmian Group North America operates in the United States and Canada. In July 2018, the Group finalized the acquisition of General Cable resulting in combined operations that include 23 plants, 6 R&D centers, and over 5,800 employees.