Wire Harnesses & Assemblies

General Cable has been a global industry leader in designing and manufacturing the wire and cable products you’ve trusted and demanded for more than 100 years. We have also provided custom-designed cable assemblies and wire harnesses meeting rigorous quality standards since 1990, utilizing industry-leading cable brands such as Carol®, Brand Rex and Prestolite Wire®

We are vertically integrated in the manufacture and distribution of wire and cable products, enabling a consolidated supply chain strategy specifically designed and customized for customers like you who demand added value through cost efficiencies, supply security, quality control, cycle time reduction, short lead times and proven industry-leading delivery performance.

Providing you with a centralized solution for your cable, assembly, tooling design and validation needs, General Cable’s dedicated program management delivers stringent quality-certified products manufactured to IPC/WHMA-A-620 standards in an ISO 9001:2008 facility. Every product is custom-designed to your specifications, including but not limited to the following examples:

  • Mechanical Power & Signal Assemblies
  • PVC, Plastic, & Rubber Overmolded Cables
  • Simple and Complex Wire Harnesses
  • Glass and Plastic Fiber Optic Assemblies
  • Medium-Volt Cable Assemblies
  • Control Systems (box builds)
Our financial strength and stability, technological expertise and global footprint in a challenging and changing economy are differentiators. We provide you with peace of mind for your harness and assembly needs so you can focus on managing your core competencies.
General Cable is at the forefront of emerging technologies by designing tomorrow’s assembly and cable solutions for the industries that are evolving. Leading with cable innovations in the energy, transportation and medical markets while providing standardized constructions to industrial, communications and military markets puts General Cable right where you need us to be.  Some of our customizable assemblies include:
  • Prestolite Wire® Brand system solutions for the Transportation market meet nearly any harness or assembly need, and we have specialized in the following transportation applications:
    • Ignition Wire Assemblies
    • Harnesses & Assemblies for Engines and Powertrains
    • Transmission Harnesses
    • Battery Cable Assemblies
    • Wire Harnesses & Electrical Assemblies
    To assist you in finding a Prestolite Wire Brand solution for the assembly system you need, please contact us today at +1 800 952 3842 or prestolitewire@generalcable.com to request more information and pricing.
  • Assemblies for Rapid Transit & Locomotive
    General Cable’s Polyrad® XT Rail and Transit wire and cable is the chosen solution for demanding environments throughout the U.S. and the world. Polyrad XT is found extensively on all types of rapid transit and freight cars, heavy- and light-rail cars, diesel-electric locomotives, and off-road vehicles.
  • Cable Solutions for Medical Equipment Assemblies
    From imaging, patient care and network communication to safety, building automation and power, General Cable’s products satisfy virtually every equipment application for the health care market.  Call us today at +1 800-424-5666 for additional details.
  • Assemblies for Oil, Gas & Petrochemical  
    From supertankers and semi-submersibles to offshore platforms, General Cable is cognizant of the challenges of environmental and safety regulations relating to the marine and onshore environments and offers a full line of Oil, Gas & Petrochemical wire and cable solutions including MOR® Polyrad® XT -125 IEEE 1580 Type P listed cables, MV-RIG® Type E cables, our high-performance CCW® armored cables, and copper and fiber communications cables. General Cable’s enhanced mud-oil-resistant jacket, meeting NEK 606 mud oil resistance requirements with ester-based muds for oil drilling environments, is engineered into all of our MOR Polyrad XT Type P cables.  Our IEEE 1580 Type P offering includes flexible unarmored and armored and sheathed signal, control, low-voltage and AC variable frequency drive (VFD) cables.  Our industrial-grade fiber optic cables have been designed to meet the growing needs of fiber-based systems for control and sensor applications.
  • Solutions for Wind Power Nacelles and Towers 
    General Cable’s engineered wind cables withstand the flexing and vibrations typically experienced in the rigorous wind farm environment.  Custom cable assemblies that meet our partners’ specifications offer ease of installation.
    • Fiber Optic: Singlemode and Multimode, Rodent-Resistant, Loose Tube Cables-All Dielectric or Armored, -40°C to +70°C
    • Electronics: Single Conductor Lead Wires, Coax Cables or Multi-Conductor Unshielded and Shielded Cables
    • Control: Super Vu-Tron® SOOW Cables, 600 V, 90°C & 105°C
    • Low-Voltage Power: Super Vu-Tron® DLO Cables, 600 V, 1000 V & 2000 V, 90°C
    • Medium-Voltage Power: Application-Specific Cables, 2 kV-46 kV, 90°C
  • Portable Power Wire and Cable for Assemblies
    General Cable’s Carol® Brand thermoset rubber cord products with CPE- or EPDM-based jacket and insulation systems are typically required in environments with extreme temperature ranges or on job sites and factory floors where resistance to oil, chemicals and abrasion is mandatory. Rubber cord products provide longer life in demanding applications. Carol Brand is simply the most accepted in the industry, having proven itself on the job time after time. Our rubber cord line is the most comprehensive in the industry, ensuring that the proper Carol Brand product can always be specified.
  • Tactical Fiber Optic and Military Cable for Assemblies
    NextGen® Brand tactical fiber and military cables are designed, engineered and manufactured to specification for specialized and custom applications for an extensive array of markets. General Cable’s Tactical Cables are also often used in harsh commercial applications.