Utility supplies: New app offers mobile access to product information, applications, specifications

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Utility tools: Southwire’s Utility Wire Catalog App provides easy viewing of utility conductor and cable product information such as applications, specifications, construction and data for each product in the extensive line. This Southwire app is now available in the App Store for use on Apple products and features an easy-to-navigate diagram so the user can select products based on where they are used in the utility system. The mobile app allows users to browse the complete catalog, search for products based on use, and scan a product barcode in the field to access the technical specs on the conductor. The Southwire Utility Wire Catalog App also enables the user to compare products, save jobs for future reference, and export product information that can be easily transmitted and shared.

Southwire now has a suite of 16 mobile apps serving a variety of needs for the utility industry and electrical contractors. The popular free apps have been downloaded more than 175,000 times.

“Southwire released its first set of mobile apps in 2012 and has continued to build this popular platform because it makes our customers’ jobs easier,” said Amy Murrah, Southwire Product Engineer. “The ability to use a mobile device on the jobsite to access critical information, make an important calculation or spec the right product improves productivity and reduces the potential for errors.”

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable (including ROMEX® brand NMB cable), metal-clad (MC) cable, cord products (including Tappan sound, security, and communication cables through Tappan Wire & Cable Company, LLC), utility cable products, industrial power cable, OEM wire products, SCR® copper and aluminum rod, and continuous casting technology. Southwire also supplies MAXIS® Contractor Equipment and Southwire Electrician¹s Tools to the commercial, industrial, retail, electrical wholesale outlet, and utility construction markets.

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