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When you Partner with General Cable…

…you get One Company that manufactures and delivers all of the wire and cable products you need — from Carol® Brand cords, cordsets, and electronics wire and cable that satisfy the fast-changing requirements of the marketplace and communications cables for high-bandwidth voice, data and video applications to General Cable’s industrial instrumentation, power and control cables that serve an extensive range of applications and environments. Now add to that a comprehensive line of Building Wire products.


Breadth of Product

General Cable’s copper building wire and cable products including XHHW-2 and, tri-rated USE-2 and aluminum products. Canadian constructions such as RW90, RWU90, and T90 are also readily available. Our THHN copper products come in a variety of colors and offer a low-friction jacket designed to improve installation even under the most difficult conditions.

For today’s solar energy projects, General Cable offers a complete line of SunGen® solar photovoltaic wire in copper constructions for wind and solar applications.

What's New?

Improving Safety through Electrical Codes
NEMA’s January 2015 issue of electroindustry magazine features the article Improving Safety through Electrical Codes by Christel Hunter, Director of Field Application Engineering for General Cable.  Christel addresses the important role that codes and standards play to ensure proper and safe cable installations.  Read more….

2014 National Electrical Code Updates – Wire and Cable
General Cable’s Director of Field Application Engineering, Christel Hunter, identifies changes to the 2014 National Electrical Code and what they mean for code users in her article 2014 National Electrical Code Updates – Wire and Cable published in IAEI magazine. Read the article 

A Rich History

General Cable has a rich history of experience and innovations with roots dating back to the 1800s. In fact, General Cable invented NM-B at its Rome, New York plant in 1922. As a global leader in the wire and cable industry, General Cable focuses its worldwide resources on providing outstanding quality and delivering maximum value to its customers.