Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, provides wire and cable products, and related services in the United States. It offers continuous and interlocked armor cable; control and power cables; electronic wire and cables; flexible and portable cords; instrumentation and thermocouple cables; lead and high temperature cables; medium voltage cables; and premise and category wire and cable, wire rope, and wire rope slings, as well as nylon slings, chain, shackles, and other related hardware. The company also offers private branded products, including low-smoke zero-halogen cables under its proprietary brand, LifeGuard. Its products are used in maintenance, repair and operations, replacement, and related projects; projects in the utility, industrial, and infrastructure markets; and a range of industrial applications, including communications, energy, engineering and construction, general manufacturing, mining, construction, oilfield services, infrastructure, petrochemical, transportation, utility, wastewater treatment, marine construction, and marine transportation. The company markets its products through its sales force. Houston Wire & Cable Company was founded in 1975 and is based in Houston, Texas.