Profile: Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWCC.O)
21 Feb 2017
Houston Wire & Cable Company, incorporated on March 20, 1997, is a holding company. The Company is engaged in provision of electrical and mechanical wire and cable, hardware and related services. The Company operates through sales of wire and cable, hardware and related services segment in the United States market. Its cable management program includes purchasing and storing inventory for product availability. It provides cable management services and value-added services. The Company offers products in categories of wire and cable, including continuous and interlocked armor cable; control and power cable; electronic wire and cable; flexible and portable cord; instrumentation and thermocouple cable; lead and high temperature cable; medium voltage cable; premise and category wire and cable; primary and secondary aluminum distribution cable, and synthetic fiber rope slings, chain, shackles, and other related hardware.
The Company also offers private branded products, including its brand LifeGuard, a low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) cable. Its products are used in repair and replacement work, also referred to as maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), and related projects, larger-scale projects in the utility, industrial and infrastructure markets and a range of industrial applications, including communications, energy, engineering and construction, general manufacturing, marine construction and marine transportation, mining, construction, infrastructure, oilfield services, petrochemical, transportation, utility and wastewater treatment. The Company's industrial products include armored cable; bare copper and building wire; CIR crush and impact resistant cable; communication cable; hook-up; LifeGuard LSZH cables; mining cable, and tray cable. Its commercial and residential construction products include aluminum building wire and cable; copper building wire, and communication cable.
The Company's utility cables include overhead transmission; substation control cable, and underground/direct buried cable. Its Communication products are fiber optic cable; high-speed data cable; Houwire sound, security, and fire alarm cable; industrial Ethernet cable, and outside plant telephone cable. The Company's electrical apparatus and accessories include cable and cord fittings; cast boxes; cast device boxes; commercial boxes; conduit bodies; conduit fittings; fixture hangers, and hazardous fittings. It offers a range of Mechanical Wires, including chains and accessories, custom fabrication, synthetic rope and slings, and wire rope and hardware. The Company caters to the utility market, industrial market and infrastructure market. The utility market includes investor-owned utilities, rural cooperatives and municipal power authorities. The industrial market comprises various manufacturing and production companies. The infrastructure market includes education and health care; air, ground and rail transportation, and telecommunications and wastewater.
Houston Wire & Cable Co
10201 North Loop E
HOUSTON TX 77029-1415