About USW

Family owned and operated in America, for more than 30 years U.S. Wire and Cable Corporation has stood for reliability, quality and innovation.

 

Reliability

Reliability is our founder’s mantra and company’s focus. We make and keep promises the old-fashioned way, with timely delivery of best-in-class products. Our “customer first” mindset is predicated on great service that ensures every customer can trust and rely on U.S. Wire & Cable.

Unparalleled Quality

U.S. Wire and Cable has always set the industry benchmark for excellence in product quality standards. Our commitment to excellence is the foundation on which we were built and remains our focus today.

Innovation

U.S. Wire and Cable’s leadership in innovation is evident in all facets of the company, from product development and design to manufacturing processes and delivery systems.

U.S. WIRE and CABLE’S FAMILY OF COMPANIES

U.S. Wire and Cable Corporation encompasses three industry-leading divisions in the garden hose, power cord and industrial lighting sectors: Flexon Industries, U.S. Wire and Cable Corporation and Voltec Power & Lighting. Together, our companies and brands bring decades of unmatched innovation, experience, value and service to retail partners, distributors and consumers. USW owns and operates two manufacturing facilities and six distribution centers in the United States, with supplemental offshore production capabilities.

For more than 60 years, Flexon Industries has set the standard for manufacturing quality garden hoses for professional and home lawn and garden care. Based in Newark, New Jersey, Flexon is a family-owned and operated company that manufactures products domestically, giving it a competitive advantage over companies that source products overseas.

Voltec Power & Lighting joined the USW team in 2016. Voltec is known for its proud heritage, new product development and dedication to the service. Together, Voltec and U.S. Wire and Cable deliver customers a robust offering of power cords, task lighting and power distribution systems. The Voltec brand is dedicated to servicing and growing its Electrical and Construction channels.

U.S. Wire and Cable’s commitment to consistent quality, product innovation and unwavering customer service has afforded all three divisions longstanding relationships with customers.

Company Founder

Alex Folkman

Flexon Industries was founded by Alex Folkman in 1956 with a vision towards building a company on three pillars: quality, service and family values.  For over 63 years, Mr. Folkman has stewarded his organization according to these principles and has demanded the same of his employees and family.  The result is a family of companies that has enjoyed remarkably consistent growth in their reputation and market share.  Today, with the leadership passed to the next generation of the Folkman family, Flexon and US Wire continue to grow and service their customers by staying to true the very same pillars of quality, service and family values.

Joseph Folkman

Chairman of the Board

Joe has been with the company since 1992. His primary focuses are operations and strategic planning, as well as overseeing the corporation’s financial and accounting activities. Continuing the legacy of his father who started the company in 1956 and together with his partner, David Rauch, Joe has embraced the brand promise of reliability, quality and value.

David Rauch

CEO

David Rauch has been an executive of Flexon Industries, a division of U.S. Wire & Cable, since 1979. Over the years, David has stayed true to the company’s core values and operating strategy. David has systematically grown the company year over year, ensuring its leadership position in the lawn and garden and electrical industries. Together with his partner, Joe Folkman, David leads the effort to nurture a family business culture that places an emphasis on combining an outstanding professional relationship with a personal touch for all Flexon’s customers.

Warren Swindlehurst

President

Since 1997, Warren has worked to expand the company’s reach and depth of product offerings. Warren has 35 years of international sales experience. He held a senior sales position at PepsiCo and brings his deep experience to U.S. Wire & Cable’s customers. He leads the corporation’s three divisions with an emphasis on building and maintaining customer relationships, strategic planning and manufacturing.

Contact

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USW
A Division of U.S. Wire & Cable
One Flexon Plaza
Newark, NJ 07114

Tel: 973.824.5530
Fax: 973.824.1208
Toll Free: 1.800.327.4673