Preformed Line Products Co.
| Nasdaq: PLPC
Preformed Line Products Co. designs and manufactures products and systems employed in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for the energy, telecommunication, cable operators, data communication and other similar industries. The company's primary products support, protect, connect, terminate and secure cables and wires. It also provides solar hardware systems and mounting hardware for a variety of solar power applications. The company operates its business through four geographic segments: PLP-USA, The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. The PLP-USA segment is comprised of its U.S. operations manufacturing of traditional products primarily supporting its domestic energy and telecommunications products. The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific segments support the company's energy, telecommunications, data communication and solar products in each respective geographical region. Its customers include public and private energy utilities and communication companies, cable operators, governmental agencies, contractors and subcontractors, distributors and value-added resellers. Preformed Line Products was founded by Thomas F. Peterson in 1947 and is headquartered in Mayfield Village, OH.