ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Cable, a business unit of Rio Tinto, introduced the mobile version of its U.S. website today. The mobile site features product descriptions, applications, technical data, videos and project profiles highlighting the company's aluminum utility cables and STABILOY® brand of aluminum alloy cables.
"The explosive growth in the use of smartphones and tablets has resulted in users expecting instantaneous and concise information at any time or place. Alcan Cable's new mobile website will allow our customers and sales force to easily access our product information on their mobile devices", said Howard H. Atkins, Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, Alcan Cable.
The mobile website will serve as the platform for hosting future marketing tools and applications that facilitate cable selection, design and installation of Alcan Cable's aluminum cable products.
About Alcan Cable
With a history spanning over 100 years, Alcan Cable provides its customers with high-quality products and outstanding customer service. As a leading manufacturer of aluminum cable and rod and strip products, Alcan Cable serves the utility, electrical distribution, OEM and renewable energy markets.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), Alcan Cable has four manufacturing operations in North America and one manufacturing operation in China, as well as a dedicated Technology Development Center for its global operations.
About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
SOURCE Alcan Cable