AFC Cable Systems, Inc. was founded in New Bedford, Mass., in 1926 as American Flexible Conduit Company. The company was privately owned, then a part of Nortek Inc., Providence, R.I. from 1969 until 1990.

AFC was again a private company independent of Nortek until December 1993, when it executed an initial public offering. The company successfully completed a follow-on offering in February 1995.

In November of 1999, AFC was acquired by Tyco International, Ltd.

In 2010, Tyco International announced agreement to sell majority stake in our business to the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The new company is named Atkore International.

In 2011, Atkore International starts the year as a standalone company.

AFC Cable Systems, Inc., a part of Atkore International, is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of electrical distribution products. These include armored and metal clad cables, flexible wiring systems, flexible metal, non-metallic, and flexible metallic liquidtight conduits and fittings used in the construction and modernization of commercial office buildings, institutional facilities, shopping centers and multifamily dwellings.

The company, which traces its origins to 1926, supplies a broad range of innovative, cost-effective products to electrical contractors throughout the United States and internationally.


Design and manufacture cost saving electrical and communication products and systems that supply power, voice and data for commercial, retail, institutional, and industrial applications.


Armored cable (Type AC, Type MC), metallic, non-metallic, and liquidtight flexible metal conduits, specialty cables, cable and conduit fittings, integrated modular voice/power/data wiring systems.


Commercial, retail, institutional, and industrial construction, including commercial office buildings, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, banks, shopping centers, computer centers, manufacturing facilities, new construction renovations and re-hab construction.


Design build electrical contractors, Electricians, OEM’s, and other Electrical Industry Professionals – sold through Electrical Wholesale Distributors and several DIY retailers.

Companies and Divisions that form AFC Cable Systems, Inc.

AFC Cable Division’s product line includes of armored cable (Type AC, Type MC), metallic, non-metallic, and liquidtight flexible metal conduits, specialty cables, cable and conduit fittings, and integrated modular voice/power/data wiring systems. These products offer total installed cost savings, along with application versatility.

AFC Fittings product line consists of fittings for armored cable (Type AC, Type MC), flexible and non-flexible conduit and coupling, and conduit.

ACS/Uni-Fab modular power product line encompasses value-added electrical device assemblies and systems in both standard and custom configurations.