Life-Cycle Management Expert Northwire-NWI Lab360 Is Your Ally in the Battle to Achieve Your Objectives Amid Sequestration Cuts
110 Prospect Way
Osceola, WI, 54020
Press release date: January 23, 2013
Offering the industry's fastest-lead times, supporting interoperable open architecture (IOA), military-grade technical cable and wire, retractiles, assemblies, connectors, harnesses and contract engineering and manufacturing services
OSCEOLA, WI. - Northwire, Inc. (NWI), In response to threatening sequestration cuts and the increasing customer demand to support modernization efforts in the DOD, Northwire innovative solutions offer high technical readiness levels and supports open architecture for maximum interoperability. A woman-owned small business, Northwire-NWI Lab360 is the premier partner for the design, manufacture and contract engineering services of custom technical products for global diverse markets. ITAR and EAR Registered, NWI Lab360 leverages professional certifications in Six Sigma, Lean, Project Management and the American Society for Quality to optimize design, manufacturing and quality to achieve the highest quality and the shortest lead times for any volume of custom wire and cable, retractiles, assemblies, connectors, harnesses, injection and over-molded products.
Faced with the challenges of managing obsolescence, prime contractors for aerospace, defense and government programs can rely on Northwire's engineering services and ruggedized products through the entire life cycle phase. Northwire's battle-tested products meet the most demanding requirements to the exact specification, serving the mission-critical demands of technical insertions, research and development, test and development, procurement and new program-starts. From EMD to low-rate initial production through full-rate production, Northwire is the premier OEM - original equipment manufacturer for dependable custom-engineered, mil-standard compliant and mil spec wire and cable technical products and contract manufacturing.
"We are pleased to meet the needs of those who are committed to keeping peace and maintaining stability with world-wide allies," explains Katina E. Kravik, CEO and owner, "When fiscal constraints force replacement lifetimes well beyond their expectancy, today's warfighter, and prime contractors can rely on our program and certified project management professionals for the highest quality, combat-proven technical products, on-time delivery and the fastest lead-times in the industry with no minimum order quantity requirements," states Kravik. CAGE Code 7V821, Northwire has been meeting defense, maritime and aerospace technical custom cable, wire, retractiles, assemblies, connectors, harness, injection and over-molded requirements and contract manufacturing needs for nearly four decades.
Made in the USA, cost-effective and budget-compliant, Northwire products are field-proven to withstand the toughest military harsh duty applications, saving time and money in maintenance and operations costs, ensuring security and resiliency for the future. Designed for use throughout the United States Armed Forces, Northwire's long product life endures the most extreme environments, temperatures and hazardous materials in a wide variety of applications including, ground combat vehicles, force protection, ISR, EW and rugged communications, maritime (signal, control, instrumentation and power), aerospace (airframe point to point, avionics systems, missiles, aerospace flight, combat rescue vehicles, refueling and GPS satellites) and C4ISR (armament, sensor systems, radar systems, platform connectivity, communication satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles, military headsets, field, specialty and nuclear). Application analysis, free sample wire and cable, rapid cable prototyping, bar coding, RFID tags, packaging to mil spec requirements, stocking programs are also available.
For maximum performance, select from 7,000 standard products or design a custom solution, protect from RFI, EMI, crush, cut, impact, flame, chemicals, hazardous area, oil, rodents, fungus, water, abrasion, compression and more. Extreme flex capabilities including torsional, rolling, variable, bending and continuous.
From Concept to Completion, Northwire - NWI Lab360 design engineers engage with customers through every process phase from R&D, new product development, rapid cable prototyping, pilot models, clinical trials, low volume through high volume production, life-cycle innovation and logistics.
Cable manufacturer, Northwire Inc., offers same day custom products, no minimum order quantity, quotes in 24 hours or less, rapid solutions for assemblies, connectors, harnesses, injection, over-molding and contract manufacturing.
Northwire is ISO 13485:2003- and ISO 9001:2008-certified and is engaged in professional company-wide certifications in Six Sigma, Lean, Project Management, and American Society for Quality. The company's quality control laboratory ISO 17025 qualified by CSA International. This laboratory subjects the company's wire and cable products to tests that surpass real-world conditions, including the extremes of bending, flexing, flame, impact, crush, oil, and temperature resistance and more. ITAR registered, Northwire's CAGE Code is 7V821. Northwire also maintains various UL, ANSI, CSA, cUL, CE, NFPA, ABS, IEEE, and MSHA approvals and works closely with strategic supply chain partners to offer FDA-approved and RoHS2- and REACH-compliant and food grade materials.
Cable manufacturer, Northwire, Inc., celebrating over 41 years of innovation, is a registered woman-owned small business with corporate headquarters and manufacturing in Osceola, Wisconsin, a professional sales & design engineering center in Carson City, Nevada and manufacturing in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The cable engineering company is the premier partner for the design, manufacture and contract services of custom technical products including wire and cable, retractiles, assemblies, connectors, harnesses, injection molding, over-molding and contract engineering and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) for diverse applications in life sciences, energy, mil spec, industrial, machine vision, architectural lighting, underwater, and more. Northwire is a member of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association), NCMA (National Contract Management Association), RIA (Robotics Industries Association), AIA (Automated Imaging Association), Fieldbus Foundation, ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Associations) and WAI (Wire Association International), among others.
For more information, visit www.northwire.com.