Cord Master Engineering
1544 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247

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Sourcing Obsolete Connectors

milspec cables sourcing obsolete connectors

At Cord Master Engineering, we frequently get requests for assistance in sourcing obsolete connectors. We are happy to source and resell hard to find connectors to our global customer base.

With global budgets tight, airlines and air forces are working hard to keep legacy aircraft flying longer. This leads to a need to deliver spare parts for aircraft whose connectors…Read More


Aerospace Power Cords

aerospace power cords

Cord Master Engineering produces aerospace power cords. We have a full line of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) power cords. This line includes versions of power cords made with Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) materials.

We specialize in small batch manufacturing so no order is too small. If you have a drawing and bill of materials and need one of…Read More


Aerospace Laser Wire Marking

aerospace laser wire markting

Cord Master Engineering offers aerospace laser wire marking services. Our state-of-the-art UV laser marking system is from Spectrum Technologies. The Spectrum unit allows us to permanently mark a wide range of wire and cable jacket types. The result is a high quality, durable identification method. Our specialty is marking high performance fluoropolymer finished electrical wires and fiber…Read More


Aerospace Light Assemblies

aerospace light assemblies

Cord Master Engineering has long experience with aerospace light assemblies. We work with companies like Honeywell and Raytheon to build and package kits of helicopter light assemblies. These kits are either shipped to the military for storage as spare parts or are used as part of a specific replacement or upgrade program for a particular…Read More


Custom Molded Cables

custom molded cables

Cord Master Engineering manufactures custom molded cables to your exacting specifications. We have over 40 years of experience working with a wide variety of wire gauges, materials and connectors. Our specialty is low smoke zero halogen cables. These cables can be for power supply, communications or data transmission. By working with Cord Master Engineering, you will enjoy the benefits…Read More


Tape and Reel

tape and reel

Cord Master Engineering provides tape and reel services.

“Tape and reel feeder is the most commonly used feeder design. Tape-on-reel feeders are loaded with a reel, which is placed onto a reel-reception. The peel-off carriage pulls the reel tape forward until the next component is in the pick-up position. When the sensor indicates that the component is at the pickup…Read More


CNC Molding

cnc molding

Cord Master Engineering has CNC molding equipment. This equipment allows us to maximize throughput while maintaining tight tolerances and high quality.

Computer numerical control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools by means of computers executing pre-programmed sequences of machine control commands. This is in contrast to machines that are manually controlled by hand wheels or levers, or mechanically automated…Read More


Aerospace and Defense Trends

aerospace and defense trends

We found this article about aerospace and defense trends and thought you would find it interesting.

2017 Aerospace and Defense Trends: Contractors as Local Businesses Around the World

“Military budgets continue to tighten in the traditional big markets. Emerging nations seek to protect themselves and their growing economies. Thus defense contractors — most of which have roots in the…Read More



Defense Contractors

defense contractors

Cord Master Engineering is fortunate to list many of the top defense contractors as our customers. This list released in 2016 is based upon contract obligations data from 2015. It is interesting that Humana cracked the top 9 as it is the only non-weapons systems provider on the list.

Supplying these companies requires in depth knowledge of the engineering, procurement…Read More