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Life Science

Custom Manufactured Solutions for Tomorrow’s Inventions.

Northwire designs and manufactures custom-configured disposable and reusable medical-grade cable, technical retractile cords, assemblies and connectors that are test and field proven to meet the demands of your application. Using advanced materials and manufacturing techniques, custom solutions are engineered for rigorous electrical, mechanical, ergonomic, aesthetic and environmental conditions.


  • The industry’s fastest delivery of custom-configured products with no minimum quantity or length requirements
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Expert design and rapid cable prototyping services
  • Design for Six Sigma®
  • ISO 13485:2003 Certified
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified
  • ISO 17025 Qualified by CSA International
  • Reliable, consistent, high-quality products with lot traceability
  • Expert guidance to navigate national and international standards, environmental and regulatory, and agency compliance
  • Proprietary designs
  • Private labels

ISO 13485:2003 +
ISO 9001:2008 Certified,
Northwire is a medical cable manufacturer working closely with strategic supply chain
partners to offer USP and FDA approved, RoHS2 and REACH compliant and food grade materials.

ISO 13485:2003 + ISO 9001:2008 Certified, NWI works closely with strategic supply chain partners to offer USP and FDA approved,RoHS2 and REACH compliant and food grade materials.


Custom Innovations, Proven Performance

The Fastest Track to Market

Northwire understands the importance of speed during the development and approval process for medical and dental equipment and life science technology. To help you accelerate this process,our rapid-response model delivers high-quality custom cable products fast with no minimum order quantity or length requirements.

We ensure that your product adheres precisely to your specifications, as well as the quality, performance and safety standards that are vital to the success of your application.


Medical Device Market Expertise

You can depend on NWI for consistent, durable,cost-effective, high-quality products that are test-proven to meet the demands of challenging applications with utmost reliability. We adhere strictly to your specifications, and with our reputation for service excellence, we will deliver quickly to meet even the tightest production schedules for medical device cable.


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Exacting Performance Characteristics

NWI’s medical wire products are designed, engineered, constructed and tested with the performance characteristics you specify, including:

  • USP Class VI and FDA-grade and biocompatible materials
  • Low bio-burden, pyrogens count and triboelectric noise-free
  • One or many sterilization cycles and methods
  • Continuous motion, torsional flex, bending, ergonomic demands and long flex life
  • Non-toxic and irritant-free
  • Silicone-free
  • Color-coding for polarization
  • Tactile qualities – extreme flexibility, suppleness
  • Smaller bend radius
  • Finishes – high gloss, satin and matte
  • Low surface friction
  • Low volume, low weight
  • Low noise
  • High mechanical strength
  • Elongation and high tensile strength
  • Superior lubricity
  • Resistance – temperature extremes, corrosion, chemicals,water, UV light, abrasion, scrape, cut-through, kink, torsion deformation, crush, impact and more
  • Internally ruggedized
  • Long lasting reusable or one-use disposable cable options
  • Designs to withstand cart rollover up to 2,000 lbs.(907.18 kg)
  • Miniaturization
  • ElectroMagnetic Interference (EMI) protection
  • Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) protection
  • Composite and multiconductor constructions
  • Private label, legends and custom colors
  • Lot traceability


Medical Device Market Expertise

NWI has decades of experience developing and
implementing advanced custom solutions for
leading medical equipment manufacturing companies internationally.