Cord Master Engineering
1544 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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Small Gauge Wire Kits

small gauge wire kits

Cord Master Engineering specializes in preparing small gauge wire kits. These wire kits are frequently packaged and shipped as spare parts for custom made aerospace and defense systems. Our laser wire marking services play an important role in wire kit production.

“Aerospace manufacturing is a high-technology industry that produces “aircraft, guided missiles, space vehicles, aircraft engines, propulsion…Read More


Economic rebound helping local manufacturing companies

local manufacturing companies

As the economy rebounds, local manufacturing companies are enjoying the benefits … and some of the challenges.

“Unemployment is dropping nationwide albeit rising slightly here in Massachusetts,” said Hugh Daley, CFO of Cord Master Engineering. “The job market is tight. It makes hiring entry level manufacturing employees really challenging. Finding experienced manufacturing employees to work in our…Read More


Wire Marking Services

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Cord Master Engineering provides wire marking services. Our Spectrum Laser Wire Marker is a major part of our wire marking offering.

UV laser wire marking has been around since the 1980’s. It was originally developed specifically for the aerospace industry. The technology allows for the safe application of permanent identity codes to wire insulation. Whereas…Read More


Shrink Tech Shrink Fit Tunnel

shrink tech shrink fit tunnel

Cord Master Engineering utilizes a Shrink Tech shrink fit tunnel for heat shrinking tubing onto wire harnesses.

“The Shrink Tech Systems unit is simple and inexpensive to operate,” said Luis Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer at Cord Master Engineering. “It is made to shrink down packaging materials. Our custom harness business depends upon this unit.”

The standard…Read More



Spectrum Laser Wire Marker

spectrum laser wire marker wire marking services

Cord Master Engineering depends upon a Spectrum Laser Wire Marker to provide laser wire marking services to our customer base.

“The Spectrum unit laser marks and cuts small gauge wire to size,” said Luis Teixeira, COO at Cord Master Engineering. “We have several trained operators who can setup and run this machine. Our military and aerospace…Read More


Carpenter Payoff

carpenter payoff

Cord Master Engineering operates a Carpenter Payoff as part of our wire cutting process. Accurate cutting of wire is vital to our custom wire harness and cable assembly business.

“The payoff assists in the smooth un-reeling of wire into a cutting machine so it does not cause any pulls resulting in short pieces of wire,” said…Read More


Prototype Cords We Can Help With

There are various types of prototype cords that Cord Master Engineering can help you with.

  • A Proof-of-Principle Prototype serves to verify some key functional aspects of the intended design, but usually does not have all the functionality of the final product.
  • A Working Prototype represents all or nearly all of the functionality of the final product.
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Prototype Electric Cords

Cord Master Engineering is your ideal source for prototype electric cords. If your product development project needs a one-off custom electric cord for the prototyping phase, give us a call.

“A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned…Read More


Custom Electric Cords

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Cord Master Engineering manufacturers custom electric cords in our HUBZone certified shop located in North Adams, MA. Our customers provide their design packages including drawings, bills of material and (sometimes) samples. We build electric cords that exactly match our customers’ specifications.

What are custom electric cords?

Power cords can be customized on any of the following parameters: