Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga., has acquired Tappan Wire & Cable Inc., Blauvelt, N.Y., a manufacturer of wire and cable for the electronics, signal/control and industrial markets. Tappan's products include security and access control cable, coaxial video cable, fire alarm cable, plenum-rated cables, category cables, home automation/combination cables and commercial sound/intercom cable solutions. The company also makes a wide variety of specialty and custom electronics cables.
Stuart Thorn, Southwire's president and CEO, said the acquisition will allow Southwire to leverage Tappan's ability to respond to requests for custom products, pricing and availability for cord, telecom and electronics wire and cable. The deal follows Southwire's purchase earlier this year of AIW and its line of flexible cord and other types of wire and cable. Southwire press release