Allied University

Allied Wire and Cable has been an industry expert since 1987. We encourage our customers and employees to stay up to date with industry knowledge. In order to do so, we’re committed to providing as much information as possible so every ordering process goes smoothly.

Allied University is your one stop shop for all things wire and cable. We’re here to answer your questions. Before making large purchases, it’s important to know exactly what you’re paying for, and we want to help make it clearer. Our industry expertise and vast product knowledge helps assure you that the purchase you’re making is the right one.

This vs That

Not sure which cable is best suited for your specific needs? No worries! We cover the basics of our products and make sure the differences and similarities are clear. If you are stuck between a couple of cables, check out our comprehensive list of product comparisons.


Sometimes we all need to go back to the basics. If you need a refresher on the classifications of different cables, the differences in shielding type, or which wires are best for high temperatures, we got you covered.

Custom Cable

Sometimes off-the-shelf wire and cable won’t meet your unique needs. At Allied Wire and Cable, we have an abundance of experience helping customers design their own custom cables. If you are not sure exactly what you need, our experienced sales representatives will help you figure it out. Read more about how we have helped other customers in the past.


Allied is your source for all industry news when it comes to wire and cable. Our news section contains industry news with the latest information about product availability, new technology and market changes. We also consistently update our customers with the happenings of Allied Wire and Cable.

Cable Chronicles

Many of the wires and cables we use in everyday life have had huge impacts on different industries like the military, aerospace, and telecommunications. What may seem like a basic wire could have helped make technological advancements across the world.

Product FAQs

If you're looking for basic information on a specific type of wire and cable, our FAQ pages can help. We took frequently asked questions from our customers and compiled them into an accessible and understandable article.