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SEA employees participate in “CASUAL FOR A CAUSE” to raise money for Felines & Canines Rescue Center.

SEA Wire is proud of it’s employees. Recently they participated in “CASUAL FOR A CAUSE” to raise $1,000 for Felines & Canines Rescue Center. In addition, the company was able to match their donation for a total of $2,000! The donation will help FCRC save the lives of cats and dogs across North Alabama. This no-kill facility rescues the animals from other shelters in the area and connects them with families that will care for them. We greatly appreciate the efforts of FCRC, and wish them luck!

Currently, FCRC operates as a volunteer-run, foster-based rescue as we raise the funds needed to open the Rescue Center in Owens Cross Roads, AL. As a foster-based group, they are able to save approximately 50 animals each month. When our Rescue Center opens in Owens Cross Roads, we will be able to save between 300-400 animals each month.

Felines & Canines Rescue Center

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. names Marty Clark to CEO and President.

Bob Wills, former CEO of SEA, has named heir apparent Marty Clark to the new role of CEO and President. Marty has been serving SEA for over 30 years and vastly responsible for the day to day operations and strategic vision for SEA since being named President in 2012.

“Through his leadership and vision as President, Marty’s talents, commitment and value have proven to be a key component in SEA’s success over the years”claimed Bob Wills. “Succession planning has always been a primary component of our recipe for success and it gives me great pleasure to know Marty will be leading SEA for many years to come and shaping what is already a very bright future for SEA.”

“Bob is one of the most respected and loved leaders in our industry and while I may have the honor of serving in this new role, it is wonderful to know that Bob is still with SEA and not ready to be a full time farmer just yet”says Marty Clark. “Bob will continue to be the father like influence at SEA for years to come and not have to be bothered with the day to day blocking and tackling.”

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Achieves AS9100 Rev D Certification

Company is First Wire and Cable Supplier to Achieve Compliance with Key Aviation, Space, and Defense Quality System Requirement

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. the leading provider of supply chain solutions for the mil-spec wire and cable industry, today announced that the company achieved compliance with new, stringent AS9100 Rev D quality system requirements for aviation, space, and defense markets. The new revision of AS9100 includes an increased focus on risk management, supplier management controls, on-time delivery, and product conformity measurements, including taking appropriate actions against vendors when planned results are not achieved. SEA has more than 40 years of experience in the wire harness supply industry which has enabled its experience to achieve AS9100 Rev D certification.

“We strive to ensure the highest quality products, processes, and quality management systems by proactively achieving key certifications, which aligns with our commitment to continuous improvement in all areas of operations,” said Marty Clark, General Manager of SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. “In addition, achieving or exceeding the tighter customer satisfaction requirements in AS9100 Rev D allows us to offer an added level of quality assurance to our customers, and further solidify our reputation as a trusted and proven provider of highly reliable and secure products.”

The AS9100 Rev D standard was developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) in order to satisfy internal, government, and regulatory requirements. The goal of the IAQG is to improve product quality and on-time delivery of products. This is accomplished through the cooperative implementation of initiatives intended to make significant improvements in quality and reductions in cost throughout the value stream.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Bob Wills

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award to Bob Wills for his service to the wire and cable industry.

The award was presented at the annual SEA Christmas party. Bob, employee #11, has served SEA for over 35 years and has been instrumental in shaping the family culture of SEA. He truly displays the best attributes of a father, husband, and leader to all that is SEA. Having been at SEA from nearly the beginning, he has helped to lead and transform SEA from a rep firm in the 70’s to now – one of the foremost leaders in Military and Aerospace logistics.

“Bob Wills has been the Reason SEA is such a great success as well as my own personal success” claimed Marty Clark, CEO. “Bob brings both discipline and professionalism that is unmatched. He is probably the most loved and respected leaders in the wire industry.”

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Announces new Custom Cable Design Tool

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. has added a custom cable design tool for both military and commercial applications.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. has greatly simplified the sourcing of custom cables. If you need to combine a number of cables into one cable for easier installation or require custom print legend or color match jacket, you are an excellent candidate to use the SEA custom cable design center.

The custom cable design tool allows the designer to have control over conductor counts, AWG sizes, color codes, tolerances, insulation and jacket materials, shielding and print legends. Special designs also allow for the adjustment of overall diameters so that the cable will fit in existing ancillary components like grips, connectors, and grommets. Moreover, custom cables make it easier to ensure that inferior cables that does not meet mil-spec QPL standards are not substituted.

The SEA custom design tool is available on our website: here.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Announces new test capability for tension and compression.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. has added the Mark 10 ESM303 to its many test capabilities. The ESM 303 is a highly configurable single-column force tester for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF [1.5 kN], with a rugged design suitable for laboratory and production environment.

A wide range of tests can be performed, including break testing, cycling, limit testing to a load or distance, loadholding, elongation testing, tensile testing, compression testing, and more. Satisfy various test methods through an easy-to-use menu, allowing the configuration of test speed, force and distance limits, cycling, preload, and many other functions, all protected by a password.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. receives Auburn Top Tiger Award

Madison, Alabama (April 2017) – SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. today announced that it has again received the Top Tiger Award.

Making it into the Top Tigers is quite an accomplishment. The evaluation of the nominees represents the compounded growth over the last three years. To determine the 2016 class and rankings, Warren Averett CPA’s and Advisors completed the application process. After reviewing the qualifications Warren Averett reported an average growth rate of the winner at 23%.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Announces Return of Web-based Product Wizard

Madison/Huntsville, Alabama based SEA Wire and Cable, Inc has re-launched Product Wizard as the newest addition to its Internet solutions portfolio. The Product Wizard allows anyone to configure a Mil-spec wire and cable. By utilizing a propriety database design, your engineering staff can select the right cable for the job including a complete list of all specifications such as straining, OD, voltage, and weight. The Product Wizard is not only easy to use, but does not allow you to select an incorrect wire or cable configuration. You can also design Mil-spec tubing and UL wire.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc provides an extensive range of QPL products to the Aerospace and Military marketplace. “This is just the beginning of our roll out of new on-line services. We will continue to invest in Information Technology to leverage our dedicated organization with world class systems to further enhance our productivity and customer service,” said Marty Clark, SEA Wire and Cable General Manager.

Also customers can now check inventory on all items (absolutely any item) and will know our stock position, at which point an RFQ can be sent for quotation.

Lockheed/Nasa celebrate SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Orion Mission-1 Partnership

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc., the leading distributor and inventory logistics provider for Military and Aerospace Cable and Harness Management products, is proud to announce its continuing support of the Orion Mission-1.

“Building a great partnership takes unwavering commitment to your customers, your employees, and having great suppliers. We have a long history of supporting our country’s space programs, it is truly an honor to work with the Lockheed/Nasa team” stated Marty Clark, President and COO.

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is built to take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before. Orion will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. Orion will launch on NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. announces its new the capability to run solderability tests to J-STD 002.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc., the leading distributor and inventory logistics provider for Military and Aerospace Cable and Harness Management products, today announced the capability to run solderability testing in house. The test provides for accelerated aging (steam conditioning) in order to simulate the condition of the components after long-term storage.

“Building a great company takes unwavering commitment to your customers, your employees, and having great partners. With the addition of our new solderability and steam aging testing, we have become the best solution for aerospace and military connectivity solutions,” stated Marty Clark, President and COO. “SEA can now offer solderability testing for our customers in 48 hours,” stated William Thomas Director of Quality. “We test to the J-STD 002 specification this is a great addition to our other testing capabilities.”

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. Sponsors Nashville Salutes

SEA Wire and Cable is a proud sponsor of Nashville Salutes which will be a week of celebration to honor Medal of Honor Recipients in attendance and preserve their legacy by launching the Medal of Honor Character Development Program throughout Middle Tennessee. The week will include multiple events that will allow general public participation to show their appreciation for the selfless sacrifices of these Great American Heroes who helped preserve the freedoms that we enjoy. Nashville Salutes will culminate in a Gala event to be held at the Music City Center on Saturday, August 8, 2015. With expected attendance of over 1000, this will be a grand and memorable event. SEA Wire and Cable is honored to be associated with this wonderful event!

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. announces its new distribution agreement with TE Connectivity.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc., the leading distributor and inventory logistics provider for Military and Aerospace Cable and Harness Management products, today announced the addition of TE products to its offering. SEA now offers TE wire and cable and harness management products (including Raychem/Tyco brand products).

“Building a great company takes unwavering commitment to your customers, your employees, and having great partners. With the addition of TE Connectivity, we are ready to become the source for aerospace and military connectivity solutions,” stated Marty Clark, President and COO.

Our team of focused product experts will deliver design solutions to SEA customers.” Jim Duggan, National Sales Manager added, “SEA customers have been pressing for this product line extension and now we can best support their complete product needs. Our total product offering combined with industry leading inventory management programs like SMI (SEA Managed Inventory) will drive value and efficiency for our customers.”

The addition of TE products to the SEA product portfolio will enhance their overall value proposition to the aerospace and military markets they serve. SEA will be a one stop shop for all wire harness applications.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc receives Notice of Qualification to WC27500-2012

Madison, Alabama (June 2013) – SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. today announced that it has received approval from Naval Air Command to manufacture products in accordance with WC 27500-2012. This initial approval is effective as of the date of the Qualification Test Reference 15443801.AAl05-31-13.

“The SEA team has worked diligently to acquire this certification to satisfy our customer’s needs for flexible solutions,” stated Marty Clark President and COO of SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. “More importantly, it demonstrates that SEA is committed to maintaining its position as a world-class mil-spec cable supplier,” Clark said.

The approval applies to all products produced in the Madison, Alabama facility for groups 1, 6, 8, 10, and 12. For any questions requiring the new WC27500-2012 approval, please contact William Thomas SEA Quality Manager.

Notice of Qualification WC27500-2012

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Henry Reynolds

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award to Henry Reynolds for his service to the wire and cable industry.

The award was presented in Henry’s hometown of Greenwood, South Carolina. “Henry has been a big reason for our success” claimed Jim Duggan, National Sales Manager for SEA. “He brings both product knowledge and professionalism that is unmatched. He has probably forgotten more about the wire industry than I will ever know.”

Currently Henry Reynolds is the owner of BAMCO which specializes in Wire, Cable, and Interconnect products with RSCC Aerospace and Defense as his top supplier.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc., a leading Military/Aerospace Wire and Cable distributor, announces the promotion of Chase Layton to Operations Manager effective January 1, 2013. Chase will be responsible for warehouse and daily operations for SEA.

“Through his hard work and dedication, Chase has proven to be valuable asset to the SEA management team. We expect Chase’s commitment and quantitative skills to prove to be a key component in SEA’s future growth. Chase will provide that critical vision to help shape our tactical and strategic plans” said Marty Clark, President and COO of SEA.

Chase started with SEA working summers to help finance his college expenses. After graduating from University of Alabama in 2008, Chase joined the sales organization where he honed his skills and learned the basics of the business. Chase is currently graduating with his MBA from University of Alabama Huntsville with emphasis on operations management. In addition to providing support to the warehouse over the past several months leading to new programs, systems, and efficiencies – he has also been instrumental in technology updates with new ERP P21 system.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

Madison, Alabama (January, 2012) – SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011.

This year, Boeing recognized 529 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. is one of only 407 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

“We are pleased that we have been honored with this award,” stated Marty Clark President of SEA Wire and Cable, Inc. “More importantly, it demonstrates our commitment to the critical mission of our war fighters,” Clark said.

Madison, AL (December 7, 2011) – SEA Wire and Cable, Inc., a leading Military/Aerospace Wire and Cable distributor, announces the promotion of Marty Clark to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Marty will be responsible for the strategic direction and daily operations for SEA.

“Through his leadership and vision as General Manager, Marty’s ability, commitment and value have proven to be a key component in SEA’s success over the years. Now Marty is providing that critical role in succession planning that is so important to any business and I have every confidence that Marty will continue to boost SEA to higher levels for years to come” said Bob Wills, CEO of SEA.

Marty joined SEA in 1988 where he quickly advanced from an entry level warehouse position to Sales, IT management, and Operations management prior to becoming General Manager for the last seven years. He earned a BS in Accounting in 1992.

SEA Announces the introduction of our newest member to the SEA family. Joe Denny, formerly with Arrow/Petsche, will be joining SEA as a Strategic Sales Representative and Director of Business Development as of November 14, 2011.

Joe brings a tremendous amount of experience in the Aerospace wire and cable distribution market and will be working from our Fort Worth, TX office.

We are excited to report this news as it is one of many steps SEA is and has been taking to secure a growth position within our market as we continue to strive to increase our business with our strategic partners.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Announces Shipboard Cable Products from RSCC

Madison/Huntsville, Alabama based SEA Wire and Cable, Inc has launched a new shipboard product partnership with RSCC shipboard cable. SEA will now support M24643, M24640, M17, and zero halogen products. SEA will offer many types of cable constructions including irradiation cross-linked crosslink and coaxes used for low smoke and radio frequency applications. SEA Wire and Cable, Inc provides an extensive range of QPL products to the Aerospace and Military marketplace. “As a RSCC master distributor and partner, we can now offer our customer base another option in sourcing their low smoke shipboard cable,” said Marty Clark, SEA Wire and Cable General Manager.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc Announces Web-based Product Wizard

Madison/Huntsville, Alabama based SEA Wire and Cable, Inc has launched Product Wizard as the newest addition to its Internet solutions portfolio. The Product Wizard allows anyone to configure a Mil-spec wire and cable. By utilizing a propriety database design, your engineering staff can select the right cable for the job including a complete list of all specifications such as straining, OD, voltage, and weight. The Product Wizard is not only easy to use, but does not allow you to select an incorrect wire or cable configuration. You can also design Mil-spec tubing and UL wire. SEA Wire and Cable, Inc provides an extensive range of QPL products to the Aerospace and Military marketplace. “This is just the beginning of our roll out of new on-line services. We will continue to invest in Information Technology to leverage our dedicated organization with world class systems to further enhance our productivity and customer service,” said Marty Clark, SEA Wire and Cable General Manager.

DRS Technologies Names SEA Wire and Cable, Inc as a Preferred Supplier

Madison/Huntsville, AL – May 24, 2007. Madison/Huntsville-based SEA Wire and Cable, Inc has been recognized as a preferred supplier for DRS Technologies. With the challenges necessary to support our fighting men and women in the field, DRS Technologies has selected SEA Wire and Cable, Inc as a strategic partner to ensure superior quality, delivery, and comprehensive supply chain management.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc provides an extensive range of QPL products to support DRS Technology’s worldwide operations. As the third largest manufacturer for the Aerospace and Defense Industries, it was necessary for DRS Technologies to rationalize its supplier base to guarantee it meets the demands of their military customers. “Our acknowledgment by DRS Technologies as a preferred supplier validates our consistent capital investments to leverage our dedicated organization with world class technology and systems,” said Marty Clark, SEA Wire and Cable General Manager.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc.

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc SEA is a leading supplier of wire, cable, tubing, termination sleeves, cable ties, EMI/RFI backshells, connectors and other cable assemblies for the aerospace and military markets. The company is headquartered in Madison, Al with offices worldwide.

For more information on SEA Wire and Cable: www.sea-wire.com

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc
451 Lanier Road
Madison, Al 35758
Phone: 256-772-9616
Fax: 256-327-0277
Contact: Jim Duggan, National Sales Manager
Email: jimd@sea-wire.com