Loos and Company Corporate Information

Government Contracts

Company Overview:

Founded in 1958, Loos and Company have since become a leader in manufacturing a wide variety of wire, aircraft cable, and wire rope. Loos draws wire, strands, and closes wire rope up to 1-1/4" DIA right in the USA at our Pomfret, Connecticut facility. Our facility has a state-of-the-art rope mill, extrusion room, and wire mill for drawing. In addition, we have a jewel division specializing in brush wire products, a med tech division that manufactures various medical products, and a cable tech department that focuses on cable assemblies alongside our wire and wire rope division equipment. Our products are available in numerous constructions, sizes, and materials. We also provide custom products, configurations, and performance characteristics when you require them. Our high-quality products, manufacturing flexibility, and exceptional customer service mean that by buying with Loos, you are sure to find the cable and rope products you need!

Primary Areas of Support:

Military Specifications

SPECIFICATION

DESCRIPTION

MIL-DTL-83420

Wire rope, flexible, for aircraft control - supersedes MIL-W-83420, MIL-C-5424, and MIL-W-1511

MIL-DTL-87161

Wire rope, non flexible, for aircraft application - supersedes MIL-W-87161, MIL-W-5693, and MIL-W-6940)

MIL-DTL-18375

Cable, steel (corrosion-resisting, non-magnetic) flexible, preformed (for aeronautical use) - supersedes MIL-W-18375

MIL-DTL-87218

Cable, lockclad, for aircraft control          

MIL-DTL-6117

Wire Rope Assemblies, Aviation, Swage Type

MIL-DTL-83140

Wire ropes, stainless steel preformed, non-rotation, for aircraft rescue hoist and cargo handling (winching) - supersedes MIL-W-83140

MIL-DTL-5688

Wire Rope Assemblies; Aircraft, Proof Testing, and Prestretching 

MIL-W-18242

Wire rope and wire rope assemblies; single leg-corrosion resisting steel, minesweeping















Federal Classifications

CLASSIFICATION

DESCRIPTION

NAICS 332618

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing fabricated wire products (except springs) made from purchased wire

NAICS 336413

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing aircraft parts or auxiliary equipment and/or developing and making prototypes of aircraft parts and auxiliary equipment

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Chain and wire rope. Chain and wire rope with attachments or terminations are classified in this class when they are for general use

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Aircraft Control Cable Products. Wire rope with attachments or terminations and pulleys used in aircraft control applications. 

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Degaussing and Mine Sweeping equipment

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Wire, Nonelectrical. This class contains bulk material only. Excludes wire having electrical resistivity or conductivity rating

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Wire, Nonelectrical, Nonferrous Base Metal. Excludes wire having electrical resistivity or conductivity rating


Alongside our product specifications and federal classifications, there are various other industry and customer specs that Loos is capable of meeting. To learn more, visit our specifications page here.

Loos & Co.’s Quality Commitment

CAGE: 59157 | DUNS: 00-453-4657

Performance

For decades, Loos has strived for and achieved excellence. One of our proudest achievements is that the Defense Logistics Agency’s Supplier Risk Ratings has given Loos a supplier rating in the top 5% of all contractors. Other examples of Loos and Company’s high-level performance include:

  • Manufactures and stocks wire, aircraft cable, and wire rope in stainless steel, galvanized carbon steel, and a variety of other alloys
  • We are the sole source of various products, such as rescue hoists and minesweeping rope
  • We proudly serve numerous industries, including aerospace, military, and commercial applications (fitness equipment, rigging, elevators, scaffolding operations) 
Our Certifications                                                                                 
  • ISO 9001:2015     
  • AS9100: Rev D                                         
  • ISO 13485:2016 (Med Tech Division)       
  • SAM.gov Registered                               
  • Enhanced JCP Certified                       

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Partnerships:

Loos and Company are proud to be a member of PartsBase. Through PartsBase you can find many of our high-quality aerospace and military products. Go to partsbase.com to learn more.

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To learn more about our Government Specifications, reach out to our team!

Adam Brindamour

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Sales Coordinator – Government Business

[email protected]

(860) 630-4242


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