Allied Wire & Cable Supplies Military Wire to Turkish Defence Market

Issue 41 - March 2013

Allied Wire & Cable is a specialty manufacturer and distributor of electrical wire and cable, specializing in military products. It is the largest stocking distributor of QPL-approved mil spec wire in the world, and has been exporting its products internationally for more than twenty years.

President and co-owner of Allied Wire & Cable, Tim Flynn, and Vice President of Sales, Tony Spina visited Turkey in December as members of a United States Aerospace and Defence Trade Mission. While in Turkey, they met with U.S. Ambassador Ricciardone and U.S. Undersecretary for International Trade Sanchez, as well as Turkish Deputy Secretary of Trade Cemalettin Damlacı, and Undersecretaries for the Turkish Defence Industries Köse, Altınok, and Özbek. During briefings from both American and Turkish representatives, Flynn and Spina learned a lot about the Turkish culture, trade, and Defence requirements.