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About Continental Cable

Continental Cable LLC and its affiliates have been producing wire rope since 1948 and has evolved into a leading manufacturer of custom wire rope and wire rope assemblies. Continental Cable expanded its product line to include extruded cable and an extensive stock of standard cable hardware with the acquisition of GBG Industries in 1989.

Continental Cable LLC/GBG Industries employs 65 people specializing in the manufacture of custom mechanical wire rope cable assemblies. Other product lines include stainless steel and galvanized aircraft cable, a complete line of cable related hardware and tools and plastic coated cable.

Our swaging, stranding, extrusion and machining capabilities make Continental Cable and GBG Industries an excellent source for your custom assembly, wire rope and component requirements.

Our Product line includes:

  • Cable Assemblies
  • Aircraft Cable
  • Plastic Coated Cable
  • Cable Fittings & Tools

We work closely with our customers to provide wire rope products that are made to your specifications. Our objective is to completely provide our customers with the best quality and service through employee involvement and team-based efforts.

We have developed extensive procedures to ensure that product conformance is built into the custom wire rope products that we manufacture. We are constantly upgrading our equipment to meet the changing needs of our customers, including the growing demand for smaller manufacturing runs in shorter time periods.

Cable Assemblies:

With fifteen hydraulic swagers from 50 to 1500 tons and six rotary swaging machines, we are capable of swaging 3/64" through 1 1/2" diameter fittings. Quality Control is offered from start to finish and we are certified to ISO 9001:2008/AS 9100.

Processes:

  • Rotary Swaging
  • Hydraulic Swaging
  • Zinc Diecasting
  • Proof Testing
  • Plastic extrusion on cable
  • Stranding
  • CNC Turning
  • Automatic cut to length 
  • CNC Milling
  • Threading

Aircraft Cable:

Import and Domestic cable is offered in stainless steel and galvanized. Standard diameters range from 3/64" through 3/8" and common constructions are 7 x 7, 7 x 19, 1 x 7, and 1 x 19. Other material, sizes and constructions are available upon request.

Continental Cable LLC can be found on the QPL as a source for MIL-W-83420 cable.

Plastic Coated Cable:

We extrude PVC (vinyl), Nylon, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Hytrel, Urethane, and Pebax. Plastic coated diameters range from .024" up to 5/8".

Cable Fittings & Tools:

  • Copper and Aluminum Sleeves
  • Stamped Eyelets
  • Thimbles
  • Cable Cutters and Hand Swagers
  • 50 Ton Hydraulic Swagers
  • Marine Eyes
  • MS - AN - NAS Fittings
  • Balls
  • Threaded Studs
  • Shank Type Eyes, Forks, Hooks

Personnel:

  • Gary Preston, C.O.O.
  • Brian Nadeau, Vice President
  • Alaine Williams, Controller
  • Deb Tatro, Quality Control Supervisor
  • Alissa Hunt, Human Resources Director
  • Thomas McKenney,
    Manfacturing Engineer
  • Dan McDonnell, Inside Sales
  • Matt Bause, Inside Sales
  • Kristina Fiset, Sales Associate