Alpha Wire Acquires Coast Wire and Plastic Tech

Enhanced Custom Cable Capabilities added to the Alpha Portfolio

Elizabeth, NJ — Alpha Wire is proud to announce the acquisition of Coast Wire and Plastic Tech of Carson, CA. Coast specializes in custom wire and cable for the medical, instrumentation, industrial, semiconductor, and commercial electronic markets.

“We are pleased to add Coast to the Alpha family,” says Mike Dugar, president of Alpha Wire. “With the addition of Coast’s expertise in custom cable design and manufacturing, we offer a superior array of cabling solutions for our targeted markets, including medical device manufacturers and industrial machine builders.”

“Being part of Alpha Wire creates new opportunities and broadens our, global customer base,” says Mark Vanderwoude, president and CEO of Coast. “We share Alpha’s commitment to provide products of the highest quality to meet the most demanding application needs of customers.”

The combined organization will continue to feature industry-leading service levels, highlighted by Alpha’s in-stock standard product configurations and Coast’s rapid prototyping capabilities on specialty designs. With minimum order sizes as low as 100 feet on both standard and custom products, the new Alpha Wire is the ideal choice to get the right product, in the right amount, at the right time.

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About Coast

Coast Wire and Plastic Tech manufactures custom wire and cable products for the medical, instrumentation, industrial, semiconductor, military, and entertainment industries.  The company’s manufacturing capabilities include an assortment of insulation materials, from FEP to silicone, and a conductor range of 4/0 to 50 AWG. Coast has been recognized for exceptional customer service, flexibility, and cost effectiveness since being established in 1963.

About Alpha Wire

For over 90 years, Alpha Wire has designed and manufactured industry-leading wire, cable, and tubing products for factory automation, packaging, automotive, alternative energy, and other technically advanced applications. Beyond giving our customers the cables they trust for quality and reliable high performance, we give them the committed service they deserve. We help customers find the best possible solutions to production and manufacturing challenges with small put-ups, logistical excellence, and broad inventory for dependable, same-day shipment.

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