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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Lexco Cable
About Company   Norridge, IL  

Lexco Cable


Lexco has domestic and overseas manufacturing capability. We have a network of suppliers for wire rope, aircraft cable, micro-sizes cable, bungee, fittings, and related services to provide you with your specific custom cable or bungee assembly. We extrude vinyl and nylon. We have hydraulic presses and automatic cable cutters. We have pull testing capabilities for your proof testing and pull testing requirements. Lexco Cable is a family-owned and operated business. It began as a hardware store in Schwinn franchise on Chicago's west side in the 1950s. It continued as a Schwinn bicycle shop on the city's north side in the 60s. In the 70s, Lexco began extruding aircraft c able and making bicycle and retail security cables. During the 1980s and 1990s, industrial applications for cable and wire rope assemblies were developed,, and capabilities supporting applications fleshed out. In the 2000s, bungee assemblies, push-pull controls, and their unique elements were developed. We have been ISO 90001:2008 certified since 2009. We enjoy the challenges of new applications and welcome your inquiries.


Top Products: Wire Rope Strand, Structural Strand & Bridge Rope - ASTM A586 & A603 Aircraft Cable - Stainless Steel & Galvanized Vinyl & Nylon Coated Cables, Architectural Railings & Hardware Push-Pull Controls, Cutting & Swaging (Crimping) Tools, Pull Testing & Proof Leading Bungee Cords & Parts - Polypropylene & Nylon Cable Ties


Special capabilities: Pull Testing & Proof Loading, Fuse cutting, Mechanical Cutting Swaging (Crimping), Cable Rewinding, Sonic Welding, and CNC capabilities


Wire Rope Assemblies

Contact Information:

David Karbin




From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.