In 2016, AFC turned 90!
First opening our doors in 1926, AFC has grown and evolved over the years to bring our customers innovative products that save time, labor and cost.
Many of these products are still in use today, and the innovation doesn’t stop there! AFC recently launched two new MC Luminary family products: MC Luminary HCF® and MC Luminary MultiZone®.
UL publishes first edition of UL 4 – Standard for Armored Cable.
American Flexible Conduit Company first opened in New Bedford, MA.
AFC Acquired by Nortek, Inc.
AFC launches new Home Run Cable®, a multi-conductor cable for runs from panel boards to junction boxes for power, lighting, control and signal circuits.
AFC adds Flex-4 Modular Wiring to the product offering.
In September 1985, AFC first introduced the new Fire Alarm®/Control Cable (Type MC).
AFC introduces MC Lite® aluminum armored cable to the market.
AFC adds jacketed metal clad cable, now Parking Deck/Lot Cable.
AFC Cable acquires Kaf-Tech
AFC introduces cable Color Coding. Helps to easily identify cable type based and material.
Launch of the new AFC50 fitting.
AFC Cable acquires Spiraduct
Tyco Interntional acquired AFC
AFC Cable acquires Eastern Wire & Conduit
AFC Cable acquires Alliance
Launched ColorSpec® ID system for cable identification. Visually represents color of internal conductors.
Tyco International announces agreement to sell majority stake in our business to the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The new company is named Atkore International®.
Launched MC Quik and MC-Stat® products which incorporate protective polypropylene wrap on each conductor.
Introduced MC Luminary Cable™ Type MC-PCS cable to the market. Combines power and control cables in one armor.
Expanded product offering for AFC Fittings line.
AFC expands the MC Luminary family of products to include MC Luminary HCF® and MC Luminary MultiZone®.
AFC further expands the MC Luminary family of products to include MC Luminary Quik™.
Globally recognized Flexicon®, flexible conduit solutions, now offered through AFC Cable Systems®.