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Our Holdings

Central Wire was founded in 1955 to manufacture fine diameter red metal wire used in the weaving of fourdrinier fabric for the paper industry and later developing expertise in stainless steel fine wire.  Over the half-century of expertise in manufacturing specialized wire products, CWI acquired additional assets located in Perth, Ontario, Alberta, Arkansas, California, South Carolina, Texas, Illinois, and other facilities across the globe. 

Learn more about our active holdings below. 

Strand Core

Bare Cable | Wire Rope | Assemblies

Leader Manufacturer of Domestic Commercial and Mil-Spec Strand, Wire Rope and Assemblies

Strand Core has the capability to manufacture strand from .009" and wire rope up to 5/8" in diameter in many material forms including but not limited to: stainless, galvanized, bright basic, copper, Inconel, phos bronze, and many other specialty metals.

Additional capabilities include compacting of rope and can produce a variety of cable assemblies per customer design and specifications including cable assemblies for helicopter rescue systems. Strand Core is also one of the few companies on the government's "Qualified Products List" for aircraft control cables.


Bare Cable | Coated Cable | Assemblies

Leader in Engineered Cable Assemblies and Extrusion

Sanlo is a leading design and manufacturer of custom mechanical cable assemblies in a wide variety of both uncoated-bare and thermoplastic coatings, also including other specialized coatings.

Our Sanlo production facility in Michigan City, IN, USA supplies custom design and engineering services, rapid prototyping and product launch internationally to companies involved in a wide range of industries and markets.

Loos & Co Inc.

Wire Rope | Stainless Steel Wire | Assemblies | Cable Hardware

Domestic Manufacturer of Military Specification Aircraft Cable, Wire Rope, Stainless Steel Wire, Brush Wire, Cable Assemblies, and Cable Hardware.

Loos and Company has over 60 years of experience in the wire and cable industry. With our knowledge and experience, we can offer the highest quality products available on the market. Our general product lines and capabilities are listed above. As a manufacturer, we can provide customized products for any application.

This list is a comprehensive overview of CWI’s current holdings.
To see all of CWI’s current and past acquisitions click here.