Prysmian Group North America expanding Abbeville County operations

July 5, 2016

Prysmian Group North America, a worldwide leader in the production of electrical cables, is once again expanding its existing operations in Abbeville County. The expansion will result in an additional $1.9 million investment and the creation of five new positions.

Prysmian Group North America, a manufacturer of low, medium and high voltage electrical cables, is upgrading the equipment at its Abbeville County plant to meet increased customer demand. Opened in 1964, the company’s Abbeville facility, which is located on S.C. Highway 28, is one of 10 North American locations for the international manufacturer and is home to the only vertical continuous vulcanization line in North America. Over the last six years, Prysmian Group has invested approximately $20 million in improvements and expansions at the facility.

For more information on the new positions, visit the company’s career page online


“The Abbeville plant is the cornerstone of the operations of Prysmian North America, and we are blessed to have sustained business from longtime customers combined with some new relationships. We have organically grown to meet demand and to ensure our plant is operating efficiently, and I’m grateful to our Abbeville employees for their role in our success.” –Abbeville Plant Director of Operations Cecil Talley

“We are proud to announce another expansion with our friends at Prysmian Group in South Carolina. They have called Abbeville home for over 50 years and this $1.9 million investment and creation of new jobs is another commitment to their partnership with our state.” –Gov. Nikki Haley

“Without a doubt, the success of Prysmian Group is another perfect example of the pro-business climate we’ve worked hard to foster in South Carolina. We’re thrilled to have such a dynamic company continue to call Abbeville County home.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“It’s always great to see existing industry expand in Abbeville County, creating jobs and generating investment. Our county is very pleased to be continuing our partnership with the Prysmian Group, and this further proves that Abbeville County is a great place to live, work and enjoy an unparalleled quality of life.” –Abbeville County Council Chairman Bryan McClain


  • Prysmian Group North America is expanding its existing operations in Abbeville County.
  • $1.9 million investment creating five new positions.
  • The company is a worldwide leader in the production of low, medium and high voltage electrical cables.
  • Prysmian Group’s Abbeville facility is located at 569 S.C. Highway 28 Bypass in Abbeville, S.C.
  • For more information on the new positions, visit the company’s career page online.