TPC Wire & Cable acquires specialty supplier Milrail

Dec. 5, 2018
According to the company, this move will strengthen its position as a supplier of wire and cable solutions

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC) has completed the acquisition of Milrail, located in Point-Claire, Quebec. According to TPC, the acquisition will strengthen its position as a supplier of wire and cable solutions. Milrail is a North American specialty supplier of wire, cable, interconnect devices and grounding systems to the rail, transit and military markets.

"We continue to execute our strategy of building on what is already one of North America’s leading wire and cable suppliers," said TPC president and CEO Jeff Crane. "TPC and Milrail share an approach of using high quality, innovative solutions to solve complex customer problems. We are excited and committed to expand Milrail’s product and service reach, delivering their great tradition of quality to even more customers throughout North America."

"Milrail will conduct business with the same passion and pride that has become its trademark and we are excited to find new partners in TPC that share these values," said Milrail’s vice president and co-founder Donald Laplante. "The new team gives us the opportunity to further increase our presence in the US and Mexico as a leading supplier of electrical interconnect transit products to the Americas.” Milrail President and Co-founder, Allan Laplante adds, “After 28 years of serving the Rail, Transit and Military markets in Canada, we’ve seen a shift in our customer’s thinking: a desire to work with larger companies with an extended reach. Combining Milrail’s exceptional customer service and technical support with TPC’s broader commercial capabilities, allows our two companies to carry this torch into the future and throughout North America in the wire, cable and connectivity market."