Belden Inc. (BDC)

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Belden Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets cable, connectivity, and networking products for industrial, enterprise, and broadcast markets. It operates in three segments: the Americas; the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and the Asia Pacific. The company offers cable products, including copper cables comprising shielded and unshielded twisted pair cables, coaxial cables, and stranded cables; fiber optic cables, which transmit light signals through glass or plastic fibers; and composite cables that combines multiconductor, coaxial, and fiber optic cables. It also supplies heat-shrinkable tubing and wire management products to protect and organize wire and cable assemblies; and designs, manufactures, and markets industrial Ethernet switches and related equipment, such as rail-mounted and rack-mounted for factory automation, power generation and distribution, process automation, and large-scale infrastructure projects. In addition, the company provides fiber optic interfaces and media converters used to bridge fieldbus networks; industrial connectors for sensors and actuators, cord-sets, distribution boxes, and fieldbus communications; and load-moment indicators. Further, it offers high-performance copper cables, fiber optic cables, connectors, wiring racks, panels, interconnecting hardware, and intelligent patching devices, as well as cable management solutions for end-to-end network structured wiring systems. Additionally, the company provides hardware and software solutions; networking infrastructure products; specialized cables for security applications; flexible, copper-clad coaxial cable, and associated connector products; and connectivity solutions. The company sells its products through distributors, as well as directly to systems integrators, original equipment manufacturers, end-users, and installers. Belden Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Shawn Harrison Longbow Research Buy   Dec 07, '10   35.82  41.00  Dec 07, '11  -5.08% 
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