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Loos and Company has over 50 years of experience in the wire and cable industry. With our knowledge and experience, we can offer the highest quality products available on the market. Our general product lines and capabilities are listed above. As a manufacturer we can provide customized products for any application. If you have any questions or wish to learn more about our products and capabilities, visit our product specific pages or contact us.

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Safety Lock Wire: Grades, Sizes and Colors Explained

Safety lock wire, or locking wire, is a physical locking device that holds nuts, bolts, or other fasteners in place and counteracts the forces, such as vibration, that are acting upon a connecting...

May 14, 2018 01:30 PM

Military Specification Cable QPL/QPD Updates

Military Specifications provide the performance and quality requirements for a wide range of products sold in industry today. Loos and Company, like many other manufacturers, uses military...

May 11, 2018 11:05 AM

Loos & Co., Inc. Turns 60 this year!

Loos & Company turns 60 years old this year. Take a moment below to reflect on the growth we've seen in that time period and the wide range of products and services we provide now versus when the...

May 10, 2018 10:52 AM

A Complete Guide to Medical Wire and Strand

Loos and Company has over 50 years of experience providing fine diameter wire and miniature cable. We know what it takes to manufacture products which must meet strict specifications. That is why...

Apr 11, 2018 01:57 PM

4 Considerations When Selecting Wire Packaging

Wire is used in everything from the harsh oil and gas industry to the clean and precise medical industry. Although these two industries look for very different performance characteristics in the...

Apr 04, 2018 02:24 PM

What are the Requirements for Domestic Wire Rope?

 Whether you are looking for Mil-Spec wire rope, domestic wire rope, or wire rope which conforms to the Buy American Act, Loos and Company has what you need. In the infographic below, we explain...

Mar 28, 2018 03:59 PM

Nylon vs Vinyl: Choosing the Right Cable Jacket

Do you have an application where you need a cable with a smooth Nylon or Vinyl jacketing? Or maybe you just want to add a splash of color to your cable. Either way, Loos and Company has you...

Mar 21, 2018 02:29 PM

Where to Buy Bulk Import Cable


Over the years, Loos and Company has built a reputation as one of the largest manufacturers of domestic and specialty wire rope. What you may not know about us is that Gus Loos founded Loos...

Mar 14, 2018 10:34 AM

Common Questions About Jacketed Cable Diameters

Being the industry leader in high quality jacketed aircraft cables and wire ropes for, we have many customers call asking for these products, often providing us only part of the information we...

Feb 08, 2018 09:45 AM

What are the Colored Threads in my Cable?

Here at the Hotwire, we often find ourselves clarifying questions that customers have about our products. The other day, we received this question:

Jan 18, 2018 09:30 AM