Thank you to our friends that came to visit us at MRO Americas 2016 this past week! WireMasters was among 830+ exhibitors and approximately 13,000 attendees that gathered in Dallas, TX for the show. Only thirty minutes from our WireMasters Grapevine Warehouse, the show took place at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center where exhibitors showcased the latest information and development trends throughout the MRO sector of aviation.

WireMasters is already gearing up and thinking about MRO Americas 2017 in Orlando! We can’t wait to see all of you again!

As we wrap up our thoughts on MRO, we are ready to pack up and head to our first European…READ MORE

josh-mcgee-wiremastersWireMasters Account Executive Josh McGee excelled in March 2016 and has been named salesman of the month! It’s been 6 years since Josh has joined the WireMasters family and his hard work, dedication, and drive has helped him rise to a top performing Account Executive within the company. With his eager personality, it’s no secret that serving the aerospace and defense industries brings him joy. Josh strives daily to bring wire and cable solutions to his customers, while capturing new business to help potential customers advance their aviation systems…READ MORE

WireMasters-March-MadnessMarch Madness – The sweet sixteen is officially here! As we all check our brackets, watch the games, and continuously check live stats, we decided to celebrate with the WireMasters Sweet Sixteen!

1) NEW WebsiteHave you checked out WireMastersnew and improved website with a number of detailed product pages for our wire, cable, and accessories along with the ability to develop or submit your RFQ from our website! Click Here to check it out!

2) EN Spec Wire and CableWireMasters recently placed a stocking package for EN Spec wire and cable and is stocking a number of EN products including EN2267, EN2714, ASNE0261, andMORE! Some customers refer to these as European Spec Wire and Cable and some simply call it Airbus Wire and Cable.

3) New AMPHENOL PCD distributor WireMasters has teamed with Amphenol PCD, a leading manufacturer of Interconnect products, as an authorized distribution partner. With products aimed to serve military and commercial aerospace, Amphenol PCD products will includeconnector accessories, such as Backshells, Dust Caps, and Adapters.

4) EXCLUSIVE W.L Gore Bulk Wire and Cable Distributor- W.L Gore recently named WireMasters the exclusive North American distributor for Bulk wire and cable products including GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables, GORE® Aerospace FireWire® Cables, GORE® Aerospace High Speed Data Cables, GORE® Shielded Twisted Pair Cables, GORE® Coaxial Cables, and GORE® Insulated Wires and MORE!

5) 70 Million feet of Wire and CableKnown as the Wire and Cable people, WireMasters stocks over 70 million feet of wire and cable across the US.

6) OVER 7,000 parts In-StockHave no fear – we can provide the parts you need! WireMasters stocks over 7,000 parts in stock at our 4 warehouse locations-Tennessee, Arizona, Texas, andRhode island.

7) SAME DAY ShippingDid you know WireMasters offers same day shipping on in-stock material?!!

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WireMasters has added a high-performance mid-range identification TE 3112 printer to our Value Added Department with the capability to now mark the standard 2” TE Connectivity (TE) TMS markers. This new addition to WireMasters Value Added Services will enhance our existing top of line products as we mark TE Connectivity (TE) Heat-shrinkable Marker Sleeves, Cable Marker Tags and Labels. Our high-quality services will continue, due to the 3112’s 300 dpi print head, which is capable of marking a broad range of products for use in aerospace, defense and ground vehicle applications!TE-3112-Label-Printer-WireMasters

WireMasters has the capability to meet a wide variety of custom wire and cable identification requirements…READ MORE HERE.

WireMasters Mesa, Arizona warehouse will soon have a new look. WireMasters and LGE Design Group submitted plans to the City of Mesa that would bring a 32-foot-high single-story structure on the 2.3-acre parcel at SWC of Ingram Street and Higley Road.

The 33 thousand square foot structure would feature 6,000 Square feet of office space and 27,000 Square feet of warehouse space to stock wire, cable, and assorted interconnect accessories.

After 28 years of serving the Aerospace, Defense, and Military industries it’s important WireMasters continues to expand and adapt to the market demands. Mesa and surrounding areas have high demands for our product supply and we want to continue expanding our large assortment of in-stock products to adapt and adhere to those requests.

Additional information on the new warehouse will be available in the near future upon approval form the City of Mesa. Stay tuned for the latest updates!

Rendering courtesy of City of Mesa

Rendering courtesy of City of Mesa

headerColumbia, Tennessee– WireMasters today announced that it has received a 2015 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. WireMasters maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015.

David C. Hill, WireMasters President and CEO, said: “It’s an honor to receive such a prestigious award from Boeing. Quality and Excellence are characteristics that WireMasters strives to achieve and represent daily, so it is very meaningful to be recognized for those attributes by Boeing. As we continue expanding globally, milestones like the Boeing Performance Excellence Award signal to aerospace and defense industries that WireMasters is a company worthy of serious consideration. ”

This year, Boeing recognized 530 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. WireMasters is one of only 423  suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) recently named WireMasters, Inc. the North American distributor for  products for the Civil Aviation market, expanding the initial distribution agreement put in place in October 2015.

WireMasters currently stocks a large assortment of Gore’s high-performance bulk wire and cable products throughout our warehouse locations (Tennessee, Arizona, Texas, and Rhode Island). Like Gore, WireMasters is a privately-held corporation dedicated to bringing the latest innovations and solutions to the industry. This new relationship is part of our continued commitment to deliver quality products and services to customers across the globe. WireMasters now offers: GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables, GORE® Aerospace FireWire® Cables, GORE® Aerospace High Speed Data Cables, GORE® Shielded Twisted Pair Cables, GORE® Coaxial Cables, and GORE® Insulated Wires.

Ethernet-aerospace-gore-vs-standardTechnology is continually evolving in the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) market. Gore® high speed Ethernet cables will play a big part in WireMasters IFE offerings, and is a great choice to meet the demands of the military and aviation markets. In addition to being 24 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than standard Cat6a cables, the Gore aerospace Ethernet cables provide one of the highest transmission speeds in the industry – a whopping 10Gb! These cables can be easily installed in tight confined spaces throughout your aircraft due to their superior flexibility characteristics. Providing a reliable electrical performance and long transmission distances, Gore Ethernet Cables excel in delivering reduced weight, lower attenuation, minimal crosstalk, and improved shielding effectiveness for critical system performance.

Gore’s® 10GbHigh Speed Ethernet cables, RCN9047-26 (26 gauge) and RCN 9034-24 (24 gauge) are two of the fastest Ethernet cables W.L. Gore® is producing. This product pairs perfectly with the Amphenol MicroCom (Amphenol® µ-Com) connectors which WireMasters is also stocks.

Ethernet Cat6a cable RCN9034-24

Ethernet Cat6a cable RCN9034-24

David C. Hill, President and CEO of WireMasters, added, “Having Gore® products on our line card expands our ability to service our customers in a more complete way. Our military and aerospace customers have a need for these products, and will now be able to purchase them from WireMasters, along with the rest of their harnessing materials, and still receive the fastest quotes and best customer service in the industry.”

WireMasters strong partnership with Gore® helps us deliver these top quality aerospace Ethernet, FireWire, or shielded twisted pair data cables to maintain high-speed communication throughout your avionics systems.

So enough talk about GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables let’s check out this video of an actual Gore application engineer chatting about Gore Aerospace Ethernet cables operating in aerospace applications and the challenges of the IFE market!

WATCH NOW: http://bcove.me/ef1d5tum

Here is also a General Overview of GORE® Aerospace

 

 

For more on WireMasters, Inc., visit www.wiremasters.net.

For more information on W. L. Gore & Associates, visit www.gore.com/electronics.

 

About WireMasters, Inc.
Founded in 1988, WireMasters Inc. is a leading international distributor of high-performance and high-temperature military specification wire, cable and associated accessories. Since its inception, WireMasters has operated under the mantra, “Quality is not expensive….it is Priceless”. WireMasters’ knowledgeable account executives and AS9100 & ISO 9001:2008 quality standards allow the company to provide the quickest quotes in the industry, all supported by a quality certified network of support. WireMasters, Inc. is headquartered in Columbia, TN with additional warehouses in Grapevine, TX, Mesa, AZ and Cranston, RI and stocks well over 70 million feet of wire and cable inventory. For more information visit www.wiremasters.net

 

About W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® fabric, the company’s portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, Del., Gore posts annual sales of more than $3.2 billion and employs approximately 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world. Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. “100 Best Companies to Work For” lists since the rankings debuted in 1984. The company also appears regularly on similar lists around the world. Learn more at gore.com.

Columbia, TN USA-WireMasters announces they have teamed with Amphenol PCD, a leading manufacturer of Interconnect products, as an authorized distributionAmphenol-Logo_2015 partner. With products aimed to serve military and commercial aerospace, Amphenol PCD products will include connector accessories, such as Backshells, Dust Caps, and Adapters. As WireMasters expands into interconnect accessory lines, they will enhance support and bring added value to their customers’ harnessing capabilities.

WireMasters-Amphenol-AlumaLight-Backshell

WireMasters Amphenol AlumaLight Backshell

WireMasters and Amphenol PCD are both dedicated to providing the latest innovations and solutions to the industry. Recently, the two teamed up for extensive training on these new products ensuring the WireMasters is ready to service an increased demand with hands on experience. A main focus of WireMasters’ stocking items will be Backshells, in a variety of angles.  Built with special designed locking technologies, the Backshells are manufactured to the military specification MIL-C-85049 (SAE-AS85049) to provide strain relief, EMI protection, and band lock to various applications. The new Alumalight Backshell, recently premiered at the Paris Air Show, will be one of the numerous product offerings available.  This product is a high quality, lightweight, metal backshell option that offers superior EMI performance. The other main focus on stocking items for WireMasters will be Dust Caps with expanded lanyard options and a variety of QPL selections that are manufactured to the military specification MIL-DTL-38999 (D38999). Amphenol PCD Adapters will also be among the newly offered line with Pre-Shielded Adapters, Shrink Boots, Grommet Nuts, Crimp Rings, etc.

David C. Hill, President and CEO of WireMasters stated, “WireMasters serves a vast range of customers worldwide, and is continually working to expand our product offerings to help enhance our abilities.  Amphenol PCD tailors to the military and commercial aerospace interconnect industry and together we will provide the most cost-effective, innovative, and high quality products throughout the harnessing market.”

WireMasters-Amphenol-Dust-Cap

Amphenol Dust Cap

WireMasters also recently became the North American distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable products. Gore’s 10GB High Speed Ethernet cables, RCN9047-26 (26 gauge) and RCN 9034-24 (24 gauge), pair perfectly with the Amphenol MicroCom (Amphenol® µ-Com) connectors. As of this week, WireMasters has placed a stocking package for the Amphenol MicroCom (Amphenol® µ-Com) connectors, and will be in stock soon.

Other Amphenol PCD products are now available in our stocking warehouses across the U.S. (Tennessee, Arizona, and Texas). For quotes, questions, and information about WireMasters new distribution of interconnect products, please contact our WireMasters team at 1.800.635.5342 or email us at wminfo@wiremasters.net.

 

 

About WireMasters, Inc.

 

Founded in 1988, WireMasters Inc. is a leading international distributor of high performance and high temperature military specification wire, cable and associated accessories. Since its inception, WireMasters has operated under the mantra, “Quality is not expensive….it is Priceless”. Our knowledgeable account executives and AS9100 & ISO 9001:2008 quality standards allow us to provide the quickest quotes in the industry, all supported by a quality certified network of support. WireMasters, Inc. is headquartered in Columbia, TN with additional warehouses in Grapevine, TX, Mesa, AZ and Cranston, RI and stock well over 70 million of feet of wire and cable inventory.

 

For more information visit www.wiremasters.net

 

About Amphenol PCD

 

Amphenol Pcd, a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of interconnect products for Military, Commercial Aerospace and Industrial applications. Located north of Boston in Beverly, Massachusetts, the company designs and manufactures a wide range of products – System Attachments, Junction Modules, Relay Sockets, Terminal Blocks, Rectangular & Circular connectors, and Cable Assemblies & Adapters. Each product is made and engineered with the highest quality standards in the industry. With facilities in North America and Asia, Amphenol Pcd products are chosen by hundreds of OEMs around the world, reliant on Amphenol’s technical excellence, global network of distributors, and cost-effective solutions for custom systems.

 

About W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® fabric, the company’s portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, Del., Gore posts annual sales of more than $3.2 billion and employs approximately 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world. Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. “100 Best Companies to Work For” lists since the rankings debuted in 1984. The company also appears regularly on similar lists around the world. Learn more at gore.com.

WireMasters started 2016 off with a strong performance, this proved especially true for Account Executive Steve Zimmerman.  As part of the WireMasters team now for 16 years, Steve has excelled in wire, cable, and accessory sales and handles some of the largest accounts throughout our company. Holding extensive knowledge of the Aerospace and Defense industry, Steve provides great assistance in guiding his customers to the perfect product to enhance their electrical systems. WireMasters thanks Steve for providing enhanced customer service to his customers and demonstrating what the true meaning of being a “WireMaster” is. Congratulations to WireMasters January Salesman of the Month, Steve Zimmerman.

Account Executive Steve Zimmerman

Account Executive Steve Zimmerman