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General Aviation Avionics Sales on The Rise

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According to Aircraft Electronics Association(AEA), sales have reached a total of $1.14 billion for the first 6 months of 2017. The numbers show a 2.7 percent increase from the first half of 2016.

The dollar amount reported includes: all business and general aviation aircraft electronic sales -- including all component and accessories in cockpit/cabin/software upgrades/portables/certified and...

New Mesa Facility Officially Opens

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Our shelves are stocked and products are shipping! WireMasters is excited to announce our new Mesa facility is officially completed. After establishing an office in Mesa four years ago, we experienced great success and were eager to place more permanent roots there.

The new facility located at 1748 N. Higley Road Mesa, AZ 85205 is near Boeing and other clients at Falcon Field Airport. The 33,000-square-foot distribution center includes 27,000 square feet of warehouse space with four drive-in bays, two truck docks, and 6,000 square feet of office space. The expansion brings a larger...

Congratulations to our September Salesperson of the Month: Joseph Patterson

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It’s with great pleasure we announce our September Salesman of the Month, Joseph Patterson! Joseph recently stepped into the role as Account Executive at WireMasters, and he has performed exceptionally, booking almost four times his goal for September! With a vibrant and self-driven personality, Joseph has dedicated himself to hard work, and it’s shining through his success.

“I was eager to jump into my new position as an account executive. If it weren’t for my amazing customers, helpful teammates, hard work and...

Beth Harwell Speaker of The Tennessee House, State Representative, and Candidate For Governor Visits Wiremasters

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WireMasters hosted guest Beth Harwell, current Speaker of the Tennessee House, State Representative, and candidate for Governor at our headquarters Wednesday, August 9th. A longtime champion of smaller government, low taxes, and better schools, Speaker Harwell, says it’s imperative to her to meet face-to-face with leaders and impacting companies within our area. 

Members of the WireMasters Management Team-Richard Farris, Rush Holladay, and Randy Short welcomed Speaker Harwell with a briefing...

Congratulations to our July Salesperson of the Month: Justin West

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Join us in congratulating our July Salesperson of the month, Account Executive, Justin West. Justin had a prenominal performance throughout this past month. After 16 years with WireMasters, Justin has proven his dedication to being a hard worker that strives to not only reach his goals but...

WireMasters Achieves Superior Supplier Award

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WireMasters is excited to announce the receipt of a Boeing Performance Excellence Award for our supplier performance in 2016. During the 12-month performance period ranging from Oct. 1, 2015, to Sept. 30, 2016, WireMasters sustained a superior performance rating each month.
"We proudly supply Boeing with our wide range of wiring products...

Flexible High-Temperature Coax Cable: RG142

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One of our top versatile coax cables WireMasters stocks is RG142 also referred to as, M17/60-RG142. This product has proven to be an excellent solution for a vast range of applications, specifically in the military industry. This week WireMasters is highlighting this product as we provide you with detailed information on why we...

Wyre Tek Receives Additional QPL Status

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Today Wyre Tek, a WireMasters Company, announces additions to its NEMA WC27500-2015 Qualified Products List (QPL).  The approval from NAVAIR/NEMA is a breakthrough as it includes numerous supplementary shielded and shielded/jacketed constructions.

 Wyre Tek has a long history of manufacturing to the WC27500 specification and was among the first to receive QPL approval when the spec was first revised to require it in 2012. Now with these new approvals, all WC27500 cables manufactured by Wyre Tek have QPL status...

BREAKING NEWS:WireMasters Acquires European Company, DANNEWITZ GmbH & Co (DKG)

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Columbia, TN USA – WireMasters, Inc. announced today the acquisition of the Germany-based company, DANNEWITZ GmbH & Co (DKG). This acquisition establishes WireMasters' first warehouse location in Europe.

The definitive agreement was signed today. "We are excited to welcome DKG to the WireMasters family," said David C. Hill, President, and CEO of WireMasters, Inc. "Our European customers have long expressed a desire for us to have a European location.  This acquisition allows us, in a significant way, to increase

May Salesman of the Month: Jeff Wood

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Congratulations to our May Salesman of the Month, Jeff Wood! The 19 year WireMasters veteran is known for his extensive knowledge of wire and cable design. Jeff provides a one of a kind buying experience to customers as he assists them in choosing the right wiring for their aerospace harnesses. He, along with other WireMasters Account Executives, can also help you design a custom cable that may...

WireMasters Soon to Exhibit at Aviation Week Network's AP&M Europe

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Olympia London, UK HERE WE COME! WireMasters is gearing up to head to Aviation Week Network's AP&M Europe (airline purchasing and maintenance expo). The summit will be held May 31st-June 1st at the Olympia Exhibition Centre. WireMasters will be one of 200+ exhibitors and among 4000+ attendees at this year’s exhibit. The annual networking event focuses on commercial aviation aftermarket products and services including MRO service providers, OEMs, parts manufacturers and

WireMasters Named Authorized Distributor For Leader In Coaxial Transmission Line Technology, Times Microwave Systems

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Columbia, TN USA – WireMasters, an industry leader in sales and distribution for wire, cable and interconnect accessories, announced today they have partnered with Times Microwave Systems (TMS) as an authorized distributor. Times Microwave is an industry leader for coaxial cables and accessories that offer the broadest range of transmission line solutions for...

Congratulations to February Salesperson of the Month: Scotty Faulkner

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Senior Account Executive, Scotty Faulkner, rose to the top this month, achieving the salesman of the month award. The twelve-year WireMasters veteran excelled beyond  his set goals for February. Known for building strong relationships with his customers, Scotty holds vast knowledge about mil-spec...

Gearing up for HAI Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas

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HAI Heli-Expo

HAI Heli-Expo is quickly approaching! WireMasters, along with 20,000 other industry professionals, are heading to Dallas, TX March 6th-9th for the world’s largest Helicopter event. This year’s show is set to be the BIGGEST EVER with over 1 million square feet of exhibit...

Aerospace & Defense Solutions

WireMasters supplier spotlight on Zeus Part 2

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Aerospace and Defense applications are continually evolving and driving the need for innovative and enhanced products which optimize operating capabilities. WireMasters and its supplier Zeus are dedicated to helping our customers achieve their goals with Aerospace and Defense solution products.

Our recent blog post “Turning Polymers into Possibilities” featured the benefits of using Zeus products. In Part 2 of this series, we will be demonstrating product solutions for various areas of the aircraft and what products might best fit your application...

 

PLANE WIRED for Valentine’s Day

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Happy Valentine’s Day from your WireMasters family! Today is a day all about love and what are two things we love most….WIRE and our customers! Our shelves are even festive with these awesome pink, red, and white spools of wire to make our warehouse extra cheerful for the holiday! Want to make your wire harnesses or aviation systems festive too? Check out our...

Congratulations to January Salesperson of the Month: Kim Bryant

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Who says the number 13 isn’t lucky? It is for our Account Executive Kim Bryant. This is Kim’s 13th year with WireMasters and she’s starting it off with a bang as our January Salesperson of the Month. Kim excelled her goals beyond expectations for January.

She’s been an incredible part of the WireMasters sales team. She pours passion and hard work into everything she does -her job, customers, church activities, family, fundraisers-Kim always takes the task at hand and pours...

WireMasters 2017 Playbook: The BIG GAME is almost here!

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The Big game is almost here! Our WireMasters crew can hardly contain our excitement for the matchup between The New England Patriots and The Atlanta Falcons, oh and of course, we are pumped for the awesome commercials! What would a big game be without a playbook though? Check out our WireMasters playbook below!

Coaching: Everyone needs a good coach! WireMasters has a HUGE team of coaches with an abundance of knowledge about wire, cable, and harnessing components that can benefit and enhance your end use aerospace and defense operating applications! They can coach you through the entire process of choosing...

Turning Polymers Into Possibilities

WireMasters Supplier Spotlight on Zeus Part 1

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Turning polymers into possibilities. That’s what our great friends at Zeus are known for. WireMasters and Zeus have been developing our relationship as manufacture and supplier for many years now. As one of WireMasters’ top suppliers, Zeus supplies us with high-quality aerospace protective.

Zeus’ high-performance polymer components are manufactured to accelerate and enhance customer’s aerospace and defense systems with...

New Year is Excitement Filled for WireMasters!

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New Year 2017

2017 is officially here and we could not be more excited! With the new year ahead, we have a lot to look forward to. Starting in March and wrapping up in October we will be traveling the world exhibiting at various trade shows and with construction on our new Arizona facility in full swing, we will soon be operating from our brand-new...

December Salesman of the Month: Jeff Wood

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Wrapping up the year on a high note as we congratulate our WireMasters December Salesman of the Month, Jeff Wood. Jeff has excelled beyond expectations as he also received this award in November, and it’s his third time achieving the award for 2016. It’s exciting to see Jeff and the rest of our sales team end 2016 with great success and we are excited to embark on the year 2017 as we know it holds exciting things.

We appreciate the hard work Jeff has put...

Merry Christmas From the WireMasters Family to Yours!

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Christmas is in full swing around WireMasters! We recently hosted our annual Christmas Party where our employees participated and demonstrated their uniqueness in our Tacky Christmas Sweater Contest! As you can see from the photos it was quite the contest, but Britany Warner (1st place), Joseph Patterson (2nd Place), and Ramon Maxwell (not pictured) took home the...

GORE® AEROSPACE ETHERNET CABLES NOW APPROVED ON SAE 6070 QPL FOR CIVIL AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS

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WireMasters is excited to announce our W.L Gore Cat6a Ethernet cables are now approved on the SAE 6070 QPL. We are excited for this advancement of the 10-gigabit Cat6a cables and it’s only through our strong partnership with companies such as W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) that we can continue to provide the latest advanced products to the aerospace, defense, and...

WireMasters is Thankful for You-Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving from the WireMasters family! As Thanksgiving Day approaches, we want to take this opportunity to extend our gratefulness and thanks to everyone who makes this company a success, especially our customers and...

GORE FEATURES ADVANCED CABLES AND MATERIALS FOR MILITARY AND DEFENSE APPLICATIONS AT 2016 ASE/CRIBBINS SYMPOSIUMS

WireMasters is the proud North American stocking distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable products

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GORE Aerospace High Speed Data Cables

WireMasters is the proud North American stocking distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable products. We are honored to be teamed with GORE as they continue to develop and provide the latest advances in wire and cable materials to the military, aerospace, defense markets. Don’t miss the opportunity to see...

Who do you owe your freedom to?

Veterans Day 2016

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Why are you able to practice your religious freedom? Why are you able to attend school? Why are you able to work? Why are you able to have date night with your spouse? Why are you able to come home to your family every night? The answer to these questions is because of our veterans.

“Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set...

October Salesman of the Month: Eric Hill

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eric-hillTwo in a row! Eric Hill is WireMasters salesman of the month for October. Eric previously achieved the award last month as well. The 17 year WireMasters employee has achieved outstanding numbers, all due to his dedication to his...

MRO Europe 2016 Updates -The Future of European MRO

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That’s a wrap on MRO Europe 2016! WireMasters was among more than 7,000 attendees at this year’s sold-out show. More than 96 countries were represented in the Amsterdam event with lots of conversation about the future of the MRO European market.

Aviation Week Network released their 2017 forecast for Fleet and MRO which offers a detailed look into different sectors - Commercial Aviation, Military, Business Aviation, and Helicopters. The information helps industry professionals focus on rising...

September Salesman of the Month: Eric Hill

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Congratulations to WireMasters September salesman of the month, Eric Hill! Eric joined the WireMasters team in 1999, and has excelled as a member of our sales team since. Eric has continually brought great customer service to his account base making sure their...

MRO EUROPE- Amsterdam Here We Come

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WireMasters is heading to RAI Amsterdam for MRO EUROPE 2016. The show will take place October 18th through the 20th with over 5,000 attendees representing over 80 countries. Airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, and industry experts will join to explore and define the MRO solutions and...

GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables Selected For The F‑16 Aircraft Upgrades

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We are proud of and congratulate our partner W.L. Gore on the announcement of their GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables being selected for the F‑16 aircraft upgrades.  We are proud to be the stocking distributor of these products and happy to be associated with the famous F-16 platform. OurWireMasters

 family is grateful for the men and women that are involved with the flight and operations of this legendary platform and thrilled their tools are being upgraded with some of the best...

Why EMI protection?

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Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), also known as radio-frequency interference (RFI), occurs when the radio-frequency of an electronic circuit interferes with another electronic device nearby. These waves of disturbances can be caused by carriers of electronic currents like avionics equipment, computers, radios, thunder storms, televisions and cellphones to name a few.  With the growing number of electronics on-board modern aircraft, it is of utmost importance to take every precaution to prevent and/or minimize the chance of EMI/RFI occurring.

EMI/RFI has the potential to cause loss of connectivity, obstruction to cockpit radios and...

4 balls and a 2 known as M17/176-00002

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Ever heard of 4 balls and a 2? We’re talking wire and cable here, and it’s a high possibility if you work throughout the aerospace and defense industry then you know we are referring to the popular radio frequency cable, MIL-DTL-17/176-00002. The twinax data bus cable is one of WireMasters top selling and stocking items. With approximately 145,000+ feet in-stock WireMasters can ship this material out the same day your order is placed!

Rated with an impedance of 77 ohms, the cable is...



June Salesman of the Month: Tyler Boshers

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Tyler Boshers! Tyler is relatively new to the team just recently joining as a sales support in 2013. He then quickly transitioned to an account executive role and has already achieved this award, which is proof of his determination and dedication to customer service. Tyler continues to expand his account base and there’s no doubt that’s because of his commitment to providing top quality service to each of his customers. Excellence is what he continues to strive for and with his strong...

Farnborough International Airshow: Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot Set to Appear

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Exciting news for Farnborough International Airshow 2016! WireMasters is working closely with Kallman Worldwide this year as we will be exhibiting in the U.S. International Pavilion during the show. Last week Kallman made the announcement that they are partnering with Al Worden who will be participating in numerous official events, including the Pavilion opening ceremonies, presentations and receptions. 

It’s been 45 years since Worden made his first flight to the moon as the pilot of the Apollo 15 Command Module. The graduate of U.K.’s esteemed Empire Test Pilot School has teamed with Kallman to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education — during the Farnborough International Airshow.

Mil-Spec Cable Designs for Special OEM projects and more!

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When it comes to usefulness, no mil-spec part family delivers like M27500.  This series of cables are found in a variety of commercial and military applications including avionics, airframes, and ground-based systems.  Its versatility enables it to be configured to perform in just about any environment. In fact, OEM cable specification drawings are based on M27500, including companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream, Bell Helicopter, Bombardier, Raytheon, Sikorsky, and many others! One of our top wire and cable manufacturers, T/E Connectivity, also constructs M27500 cables under their 55A cable speciation!

EBACE 2016: A Great Success

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EBACE 2016 was a great success for WireMasters and our business aviation friends! We would like to thank each and everyone one of you that took the time to visit and meet with our team during the show! It was great to see old faces, and meet new ones!

WireMasters was among more than 450 exhibitors representing 40+ countries at the show located at Palexpo! Our team even embraced the Geneva, Switzerland culture as you can see from our photo on the right.

EBACE 2016 - Here We Come!

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Hello Geneva, Switzerland! WireMasters is headed to EBACE 2016 next week May 24th-26th. EBACE marks our first European show for the year and we can’t wait to chat with everyone about the latest developments in Business Aviation, along with our new company developments...

WireMasters Avionics Magazine featured and In-Flight Entertainment Updates

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WireMasters recently had the honor of being featured in Avionics MagazinesWire and cable: Aircraft EWIS and Swap in Focus, By Woodrow Bellamy III. WireMasters often talks about how we are adapting to meet the demands of the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) market and the ever changing demands of the aviation industry and this article went into great depth on what manufacturers and...

April Salesman of the Month: Jeremy Slaughter

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WireMasters congratulates Jeremy Slaughter for his outstanding performance that led him to be named April Salesman of the Month. Since joining the WireMasters sales team in 2004, his motivation for success has continually placed him as one of our top performers. His in-depth ...

The Ins and Outs of Coaxial Cable

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Designed by English engineer and mathematician Oliver HeavisideCoaxial Cable (coax) designs have been around since 1880. When manufactured these cables are constructed with an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, enclosed by a tubular conducting shield, certain types also include an insulated outer sheath or jacket. This detailed construction of coax cables provides an interference-free transmission path for high-frequency electrical signals.

Each element of the design of a Coaxial cable affects its size, attenuation, frequency performance, power handling capabilities, strength, flexibility, and pricing. Different constructions of the inner conductor, Overall Diameter ...

On to the Next one: Goodbye Dallas, Hello Switzerland

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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.

March Salesman of the Month: Josh McGee

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WireMasters 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

WireMasters March Madness-The Sweet Sixteen

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March 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 Website-Have you checked out WireMasters new 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!

WireMasters adds TE 3112 Label Printer to Value Added Department

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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...

A look into the Future: WireMasters Mesa

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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


WireMasters receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

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Columbia, 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.

February Salesman of the Month: Chris Gordon

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February was another great month for WireMasters, and especially so for Salesman of the Month Chris Gordon. Chris, a repeat award winner, continues to be one of WireMasters' highest performing Account Executives...

WireMasters now a Distributor of Gore Bulk Wire And Cable Products

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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.

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Technology 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

WireMasters is now an Authorized Distributor for Amphenol PCD, a Leading Manufacturer of Interconnect Products

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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 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.


 

August Salesman of the Month: Eric Hill

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Congratulations to WireMasters August Salesman of the Month, Eric Hill!  Throughout Eric’s sixteen years as an Account Executive, he has demonstrated a diligent work ethic, helping him rise among the sales team as a top performer while posting consistently high monthly numbers...

July Salesman of the Month: Jeff Wood

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Congratulations to WireMasters July Salesman of the Month, Jeff Wood! Since joining team WireMasters in 1998, Jeff has proved himself to be one of WireMasters top performers achieving outstanding sales volume, in addition to displaying extensive product knowledge of Aerospace wire and cable...

WireMasters Newest Addition Brings Excitement to Tennessee Warehouse

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WireMasters is excited to announce the newest addition to the Tennessee warehouse; a customized delivery van! The Ford E250 Van is wrapped with bold images of WireMasters logo and products so you’re sure not to miss it when your orders are being delivered! Similar to our delivery vans at our Mesa, AZ and Grapevine, Texas warehouses, all three WireMasters locations...

WireMasters Golfs for the Wounded Warrior Project

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Last week,  WireMasters was swinging for the greens in Fresno, California as we sponsored and participated in the NIACC-AVITECH Technologies charity golf tournament benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Held on the premier course at Belmont Country Club, WireMasters and other participants teamed with warriors as they spent the day playing a round of golf, eating a delicious lunch, and competing in contests such as longest drive and closest to the pin. There were also two auctions held; ...

June Salesperson of the Month: Kim Bryant

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesperson of the Month, Kim Bryant! Kim has been a great asset to the WireMasters team since joining in 2004. Known for her hard work and dedication, Kim well exceeded her sales goal for June 2015, more than tripling her target. Outside of WireMasters, Kim is a loving wife and mother to husband Scott and their two wonderful children. A lifelong resident of Columbia TN, Kim is deeply involved in her church and community. WireMasters appreciates Kim’s ...

Paris Air Show 2015

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The WireMasters team traveled to Le BOURGET, France last week for the 2015 Paris Air show. Held at the Aéroport Paris-le Bourget, WireMasters joined approximately 2,300 other exhibitors and 350,000+ visitors for the largest Aerospace industry event in the world.



This year’s show was an exciting one, especially for Airbus. The France based company received 421 orders worth $57 billion. Not only were their numbers impressive, but they flew the fully electric E-Fan 1.0 that operates exclusively on batteries.  The new E-Fan 2.0 was on a static display during the show. Both these prototypes are a part of Airbus’s goal to achieve a 100-seat electric aircraft within the next 15 years.

May Salesman of the Month: Chris Gordon

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Third time's a charm! It should come as no surprise that WireMasters is honoring Chris Gordon as our May 2015 Salesman of the Month. This marks the third time in five months that Chris has earned this distinction.  Easily surpassing his May sales goal, Chris consistently demonstrates the results born of dedication and hard work. WireMasters is pleased with Chris’ continued growth as evidenced by his recent accomplishments. Congratulations again to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Chris ...

Innovating Data Cable-Increasing Speeds. Decreasing Weights. Improved Communications.

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Data Cables are an increasing demand throughout the Aerospace industry. Often used on applications such as In-Flight Entertainment Systems, Cabin Management Systems, Ethernet Avionics, and Ground Vehicle Trunk and Bus, these cables need to provide optimized speed to meet customers’ requirements.


As one of the world’s largest wire and cables distributors, WireMasters carries a variety of these data cables in stock from manufactures like Carlisle,ECS, Emteq, Harbour, Pic, and T/E Connectivity. Each of these manufactures provides uniquely designed products with a variety of enhanced characteristics.

April Salesman of the Month: Chris Gordon

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Congratulations to WireMasters April 2015 Salesman of the Month, Chris Gordon! This marks the 3rd time in the past 5 months that Chris has earned this honor. His Sales in April and the preceding months reflect his hard work and continued dedication to both his customers and WireMasters. “Chris is a very talented salesperson.  He holds extensive product knowledge and is extremely focused on his business each day.  He shows up with a plan and gets right to work.  You never have to wonder ...

IFE Making its Mark at AIX 2015

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As technology continues to evolve, so does the future of air travel.  As the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) takes place in Hamburg Germany this week, focused primarily on the new developments in aircraft interiors, with the majority of those enhancements geared toward In-Flight Entertainment (IFE). The IFE Zone of AIX 2015, where WireMasters is located at stand #4B10, is fully dedicated to displaying these new products and technologies.

Recent studies show the IFE market will quadruple world-wide throughout the next decade, but it’s important for suppliers and manufactures to develop the technology to assist in increasing bandwidth and data transfer rates, while keeping the products light weight.

Recapping Quad-A 2015

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WireMasters was an exhibitor last week in our backyard of Nashville, TN at the 2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit (Quad-A). Over 200 representatives from 22 countries attended the show, which made for a tremendous networking event for industry professionals. The most rewarding experience about this particular show is getting to personally meet a number of military personnel that are currently serving or have previously served to fight and defend our country’s freedom. Among the ...

March Salesman of the Month: Jared Perkins

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Jared Perkins! Since joining WireMasters in 2011, he has quickly risen to the top booking double his goal for March 2015. Always striving for excellence, Jared has continually demonstrated the true meaning of a WireMasters employee through dedication to his team and customers. WireMasters is proud to have Jared as a part of our sales team and we’re excited to see his success in the future. Jared is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State ...

Quad-A 2015-Military Aviation is coming to our Backyard of Nashville

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The Aviation Community meets in WireMasters backyard of Nashville, TN March 29th-31st, 2015 at Quad-A Show!   WireMasters will join 200 Companies representing 22 Countries to network about the latest industry developments at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center. The AAAA annually convenes The Military Aviation community, with forums including General Sessions, Soldier Award presentations, a Q & A session with senior leaders and more while also hosting the expansive exhibit hall, with ...

Recap on Heli-Expo 2015

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Last week, WireMasters exhibited at HAI Heli-Expo 2015 in sunny Orlando, FL. With 57 aircraft on display, WireMasters was one of 735 exhibitors at this year’s show, along with 18,272 registered attendees! That number of attendees allowed WireMasters booth to remain a hub of activity throughout the show.

February Salesman of the Month: Josh McGee

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Josh McGee! Since joining WireMasters in 2010, Josh has proven his value through hard work and dedication. His consistent effort paid off in January, as he vastly exceeded his sales booking goal for the month. Outside of WireMasters, Josh is a loving husband and father to wife Lauren and their new daughter Hayden. Josh is a tremendous asset to the WireMasters team, and we anticipate continued sales growth to complement the excellent ...

Fly High to Heli-Expo 2015 with WireMasters

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WireMasters is packing up and ready to head for Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, FL! Exhibits will be open March 3rd-5th at the Orange County Convention Center where WireMasters will be located at Booth #532! Top industry professionals will gather at the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the International Helicopter community to observe and learn the latest developments in the Rotorcraft Industry! Trust us; with 1 million square feet of exhibit and meeting space, 20,000+ buyers, and ...

Get to know your Aircraft Series-Part 3

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Heli-Expo 2015 is just around the corner, and WireMasters will be exhibiting! In honor of our countdown to the expo, we have dedicated our Get To Know Your Aircraft Series to the rotorcraft industry this week! We hope you enjoy this posting and be sure to stop by and see us at Heli-Expo! We will be located at booth#532 and look forward to seeing all of you there...

History of the American Aviator – Part 8 – The Skies Over Vietnam

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With communism again on the march in Southeast Asia, The Vietnam conflict would play on through five US presidents, cause casualties in the millions, as well as end in the eventual fall of South Vietnam. President Lindon B. Johnson authorized the beginning of mass air campaigns in the skies over Vietnam in February, 1965...

January Salesman of the Month: Chris Gordon

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Congratulations to WireMasters first Salesman of the Month for 2015, Chris Gordon.  January marks the second consecutive month that he has achieved this honor!   Chris’ rise to the top proves that through hard work and dedication you can achieve success. We congratulate Chris on his great accomplishments and appreciate the hard work he puts in daily to help enhance the WireMasters team, as well as our customers buying experience! Congrats again to WireMasters salesman of the month, Chris ...

History of the American Aviator – Part 7 – The Astronaut

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With Korean War smoke settling and the Cold War ramping up, space and the travel to-and-from became a new frontier of exploration and research. Although by today’s definitions there is a clear difference between an “aviator” and an “astronaut,” one could say the only thing that separates the two breeds of pilot is a little bit of air. With a looming threat to national security, science fiction started becoming reality in America with the formation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency ...

Get to know your Aircraft Series: Part 1

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WireMasters is officially releasing our new blog series, “Get to know you Aircraft”! This week we are featuring the  Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, Gulfstream G650, and the Bell AH-1Z Helicopter. Keep checking back for the latest aircraft highlights! Traveling at speeds of mach .085 and carrying 323 passengers, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner sets a new benchmark for Fuel efficiency and operating economics. The 224 foot long aircraft, measures in at 56 feet tall with a wingspan of 197 feet...

Fly High with WireMasters to Heli-Expo 2015

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Mark your calendars! WireMasters is excited to announce our exhibit at Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, FL March 3rd-5th.  All attendees and exhibitors are invited to stop by our booth (#532) to discuss our products, as well as new developments for 2015! Heli-Expo is the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the international helicopter community. It’s an honor for WireMasters to attend this prestigious event with top industry professionals from around the world.  Knowing that aviation is an ...

December Salesman of the Month: Chris Gordon

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Chris Gordon! The Middle Tennessee State University graduate joined team WireMasters in 2007 and quickly rose to the top thereafter. Chris’s success comes as no surprise. Possessing superior skills in customer service, he always makes his customers a top priority and is dedicated to working hard to make sure their WireMasters experience is nothing short of excellent! “It’s a blessing when you can wake up and look forward to coming to ...

A New Year and New Adventures for WireMasters, Inc.

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Happy New Year from your WireMasters family! 2015 marks 27 years of service in the Military, Aerospace and Defense Industry, and we have big adventures planned! From attending various trade shows and starting a new blog series, WireMasters is sure to cross your radar!

Attending the world’s largest show dedicated to the International helicopter community...

Wright Brothers Day

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On December 17, 1903, from Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, bicycle shop owner Orville Wright telegraphed his father the following: “Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind started from Level with engine power alone average speed through air thirty one miles longest 57 seconds inform press home Christmas.” With this, he and brother Wilbur Wright became the inventors and pilots of the first engine powered airplane - The Flyer. WireMasters joins in remembering the ...

Down to the Wire

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We are officially down to the wire! As 2014 draws to a close, WireMasters would like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It’s been an amazing and successful year for WireMasters as we celebrate 26 years of service.

We are proud of our accomplishments and excited for the future.  None of this would be possible without our loyal customers, and we thank each of you for your patronage. It has been our sincere pleasure to serve you in 2014, and look forward...

Top 14 Christmas Movies

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‘Tis the season to be jolly and watch lots of Christmas movies! With only 15 days until Santa arrives, WireMasters is sharing our top 15 Christmas movies. Which one is your favorite?

Elf-

The 2003 movie Elf has become one of the best Christmas movies of all time. Buddy has been raised at the North Pole as an Elf, but now his oversized figure is wreaking havoc on the elf community. Sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity, Buddy takes on the big city of New York to find his father. Watch as he adapts and learns about life in a big city!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

He’s a mean one Mr. Grinch! With a heart two sizes too small, the Grinch is set on stealing Christmas away...

A Look Inside the Boeing Approved BMS13-48 Wire and Cable

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As a leading distributor of Mil-Spec and BMS (Boeing Military Specification) wire, cable and accessories, WireMasters stocks a variety of the BMS13-48 specification products. Approved by Boeing, this specification establishes the requirements for insulated wire and cable with tin–coated and silver–coated copper conductors, nickel–coated and silver–coated high strength copper alloy conductors with a primary insulation of cross–linked Ethylenetetrafluoroethylene

(ETFE)...

November Salesman of the Month: Eric Hill

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Congratulations to WireMasters Salesman of the Month, Eric Hill! Since joining Team WireMasters in 1999, Eric has always made serving his customers a top priority. His incredible numbers this month speak volumes about his hard work and dedication to his job. Outside of WireMasters, Eric is busy continuing his hard work which includes being a Licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed Auctioneer, and a Cow-Calf Producer. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three ...
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