Construction Wire & Cable

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This study analyzes US supply of and demand for construction insulated wire and cable products. Major product segments covered are:

  • building wire and cable
    • thermoplastic insulated
    • nonmetallic and underground
    • thermoset insulated
    • metallic armored
    • service entrance
    • other building wire and cable (e.g., low-voltage doorbell wire)
  • telephone wire and cable
  • electronic wire and cable, including coaxial cable and multiconductor wire and cable
  • power wire and cable
  • fiber optic cable (single-mode and multimode)

Excluded from the scope of the study are bare wire and other types of noninsulated wire products, as well as complete wiring harnesses and wiring sets (although separately sold wire utilized in such products is included).

Historical and forecast sales are also provided for major construction end use markets including:

  • residential building
  • commercial building
  • nonbuilding

Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are provided in millions of dollars for demand, shipments, and net exports.

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