General Cable Appoints Peter E. Schmitt Company

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, JUNE 16, 2015 —General Cable (NYSE: BGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter E. Schmitt Company to promote Gepco® Brand products in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Servicing the Metro New York area for over 89 years, Peter E. Schmitt Company is a leading manufacturer’s representative firm for professional audio, video, lighting and OEM products. “We are truly excited to partner with General Cable,” stated Bryan Ottens, President, Peter E. Schmitt Company. “Adding Gepco Brand furthers our goal of providing a full complement of the highest quality products for our customers.”

“We are delighted to add Peter E. Schmitt and Company to our sales organization,” said Mike Vivian, Director of Sales, Gepco Brand Products, General Cable. “They were selected based on their outstanding reputation, experience and long standing status of excellence in the Broadcast and Pro AV Market.”

About Peter E. Schmitt 
Peter E. Schmitt Company is a manufacturer’s representative firm for the professional audio, video, lighting, and OEM markets. Servicing the Metro New York area for over 89 years, they are one of the oldest rep firms in the country. Their full complement of products as well as technical expertise has brought them continued success. 

About Gepco® Brand

Gepco Brand has been an industry-leading line of studio, stage and broadcast AV cables and cable assemblies for more than 30 years.  As a complete solutions-based supplier, Gepco also offers value-added service and distribution of connectors, cable management products, patch panels, and wire and cable accessories.    

About General Cable

General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of aluminum, copper and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, construction, industrial, specialty and communications markets.  In August 2009, Gepco International was acquired by General Cable. For more information about General Cable products, please contact your local sales representative or visit our Web site at or



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