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WireMasters Connects with Corsair Forming Partnership for Electrical Connectors

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WireMasters is excited to announce a new partnership with Corsair. As an AS9100  certified manufacturer, Corsair supplies connectors for the most demanding military and aerospace applications.   WireMasters will be a full line value-added distributor offering 38999, 5015, 26482, thermocouple contacts and ground power receptacles. 

“Teaming with Corsair is an honor and great advancement for our connector group. It is a...

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Wiremasters To Be the First Distributor to Stock Gore® Space Cables

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As the authorized North American distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable, WireMasters is excited to announce we are adding specific Gore® Space Cables to our product offerings. WireMasters is the first distributor that Gore® has offered their space products to and an initial stock package for the High Data Rate Spaceflight Cables is a necessity.

The aspiration and interest of space travel and satellites continue to rise. For over 25 years, Gore® has been supplying wiring solutions to space applications with a 100% success...

Let’s Debate: Will Seat Back screens become extinct?

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The discussion of “Will the Seat Back Screen survive the evolving In-Flight Entertainment World?” continues to be a debate throughout the commercial aerospace industry. As passengers, we all like to be connected to our devices-phones, laptops, tablets, etc. It’s about staying connected and having the same capabilities on our devices in the air as we do on the ground-which is why reliable on-board wi-fi connection is crucial.

Certain airlines such as American Airlines have recently chosen to forego the seat back screens in their recent purchase of 100 Boeing 737 MAX. However, their widebody aircraft that fly internationally will remain with...

New ADS-B Systems Bring Coaxial Demands: RG58 VS. RG400

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A recent Avionics News Article highlighted the need to upgrade coaxial cables from RG58 to M17/128-RG400. Aircraft are currently upgrading to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), which the FAA is calling the “hallmarks of NextGen surveillance.” Implementing the new technology helps determine the position, traffic, weather, and other related flight-information used for air-traffic control.

Beginning January 1, 2020, all aircraft that fly within most controlled airspaces must be equipped with an ADS-B system, and as such upgrades to these new requirements have begun. The transmit power o...

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...

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

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

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Times Microwave Products

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...

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

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F-16-1200x1000We 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. Our WireMasters

 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...

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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Boeing AwardColumbia, 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.

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.

 

 

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.

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