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Congrats to United Wire and Cable for 25 years


October 16, 2009
By Anthony Capkun

EBMag extends a heartfelt congratulations to our friends at United Wire & Cable, which is celebrating 25 years in the industry. United is a Canadian-owned company based in Toronto, serving electrical wire and cable customers on a global basis. The company operates as a full line supplier of insulated power, control and instrumentation cables, fiber optic cables, bare overhead wire, and custom-designed cables.

Many of the company’s engineering team members pioneered the first
length of solid dielectric cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated
cable, which was produced and installed in Canada in 1963 for a 600V
application. In May of 1990, another milestone was reached: United Wire
& Cable successfully completed a turnkey project for Ontario Hydro,
Toronto, Leaside T.S., by supplying and installing the first online
230kV solid dielectric (XLPE) insulated power cable in North America.

CLICK HERE to learn more about United Wire & Cable.

IN THE PHOTO:
Bob Pawluk, United Wire and Cable’s general manager, serves as EBMag’s
“cover model” for our March 2007 “Made in Canada” feature.

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