The Controls Sector businesses supply specialised wiring, cable, connectors, fasteners, control devices and adhesives, for a range of technically demanding applications.


Our businesses

Windy City Wire (WCW): 50%

A leading value-added distributor of premium quality low voltage cable and wire. WCW’s comprehensive cable management systems save significant time and cost for customers.

Wire & Cable (UK): 9%

Specialist and flexible cable products and cable identification, termination and management products, and cable management solutions across a broad base of customers in Europe.

Interconnect: 22%

Harness components and specialist connectors used in technically demanding applications across multiple industries in Europe and the US. Our businesses supply a range of products and value-add services and products including protective sleeving, cut-to length tubing, kitting, connector assembly and prototype quantities of customised multi-core cables.

Specialty Fasteners: 10%

Specialty, premium-quality fasteners together with technical support, quality specification and other value-added services for customers in Civil Aerospace, Motorsport, Defence and general Industrial. We also support key customers with our automated inventory replenishment solutions.

Fluid Controls: 6%

Fluid controllers, compressors, valves, temperature and pressure measurement devices, and specialised liquid dispensing components primarily for customers in the UK Food & Beverage sector.

Adhesives: 3%

Specialty silicones, adhesives and sealants together with technical support and other value-added services.


1Pro forma revenues adjusted for acquisitions and disposals completed during the year.