Light + Building 2020: Prysmian Group cancels participation

Cologne, February 21st, 2020. The BU Multimedia Solutions of the Prysmian Group has cancelled its participation in the Light + Building trade show due to the growing public health risks posed by the corona virus. Following a comprehensive risk assessment, the world's largest cable manufacturer has decided not to participate in the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology this year: The health and safety of employees, customers, and partners take precedence over economic considerations.

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Source: Klaus P. Rausch on Pixabay

Following a comprehensive internal risk assessment, the Prysmian Group, BU Multimedia Solutions has decided to take precautions and cancel its participation in the Light + Building. "This is very unfortunate. But we are firmly convinced, that the most responsible corporate decision now is to ensure the highest possible protection of our co-workers", said Llyr Roberts, Global Vice President of BU Multimedia Solutions Prysmian Group. If he participated, the cable manufacturer would not be able to guarantee the health and safety of his employees and visitors.

Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world market leader in power and telecommunications cables and systems. With more than 140 years of experience, sales of over 11 billion euros (pro forma as of December 31, 2017) and around 30,000 employees in 50 countries and 112 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and supplies a highly comprehensive range of products, services, technology and know-how. In the energy sector, Prysmian Group is active in underground cables and deep sea cabling and systems, special cables for applications in many different industrial sectors and medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure industry. For the telecommunications sector, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for the voice, video and data transmission industry and offers a complete range of optical fibers, fiber optic and copper cables as well as connection systems. Prysmian is a Milan listed company listed in the FTSE MIB Index.

More information: http://www.prysmiangroup.com

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