A General Cables group company, Phelps Dodge International (Thailand) Limited, Thailand was established in 1968 as a joint venture between an existing Thai Firm and Phelps Dodge Corporation. Phelps Dodge Corporation is among the world's largest producers of copper. PDITL has been a pioneer in the local industry and was the first company to introduce the majority of new processes, products and technology. PDITL manufactures a complete line of copper and aluminium wire and cable products for the transmission, distribution and industrial application of electrical energy, as well as for a wide range of telecommunication applications. PDITL manufactures world class quality wire and cable for the local as well as international markets, complying with strict international standards. The company is one of the world's largest producer of carbon black and manufacturer of magnet wire. PDITL has operations in 27 countries.