AFC Cable Supplier/Distributor In Houston Texas
AFC Cable Systems®, Inc. was founded in New Bedford, Mass., in 1926 as American Flexible Conduit Company. The company was privately owned, then a part of Nortek Inc., Providence, R.I. from 1969 until 1990. AFC was again a private company independent of Nortek until December 1993, when it executed an initial public offering. The company successfully completed a follow-on offering in February 1995. In November of 1999, AFC was acquired by Tyco International, Ltd. In 2010, Tyco International announced agreement to sell majority stake in our business to the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The new company is named Atkore International®. In 2011, Atkore International® starts the year as a standalone company.
Wildcat Electric carries a broad range of AFC Cable products. Click here to request a quote or ask about AFC Cable solutions or call 713-676-0600.
First opening our doors in 1926, AFC has grown and evolved over the years to bring our customers innovative products that save time, labor and cost.
Many of these products are still in use today, and the innovation doesn’t stop there! AFC recently launched two new MC Luminary family products: MC Luminary HCF® and MC Luminary MultiZone®.
UL 4 First Edition
UL publishes first edition of UL 4 – Standard for Armored Cable.
American Flexible Conduit Company first opened in New Bedford, MA.
AFC Acquired by Nortek, Inc.
Home Run Cable®
AFC launches new Home Run Cable®, a multi-conductor cable for runs from panel boards to junction boxes for power, lighting, control and signal circuits.
Flex-4 Modular Wiring
AFC adds Flex-4 Modular Wiring to the product offering.
Fire Alarm®/Control Cable
In September 1985, AFC first introduced the new Fire Alarm®/Control Cable (Type MC).
AFC introduces MC Lite® aluminum armored cable to the market.
Parking Deck/Lot Cable™
AFC adds jacketed metal clad cable, now Parking Deck/Lot Cable.
AFC Cable acquires Kaf-Tech
Color Coded Cables
AFC introduces cable Color Coding. Helps to easily identify cable type based and material.
Launch of the new AFC50 fitting.
AFC Cable acquires Spiraduct
Tyco Interntional acquired AFC
AFC Cable acquires Eastern Wire & Conduit
AFC Cable acquires Alliance
ColorSpec® ID System
Launched ColorSpec® ID system for cable identification. Visually represents color of internal conductors.
Transition to Atkore
Tyco International announces agreement to sell majority stake in our business to the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The new company is named Atkore International®.
MC Quik and MC-Stat®
Launched MC Quik and MC-Stat® products which incorporate protective polypropylene wrap on each conductor.
MC Luminary Cable™
Introduced MC Luminary Cable™ Type MC-PCS cable to the market. Combines power and control cables in one armor.
Expanded product offering for AFC Fittingsline.
MC Luminary HCF® and MC Luminary MultiZone®
AFC expands the MC Luminary family of products to include MC Luminary HCF® and MC Luminary MultiZone®.
MC Luminary Quik™
AFC further expands the MC Luminary family of products to include MC Luminary Quik™.
Globally recognized Flexicon™, flexible conduit solutions, now offered through AFC Cable Systems®.