Founded in 1974 in Rockaway, New Jersey with only five employees, today, CMA is a leading, international cable manufacturer headquartered in Bolivar, Ohio. We have a rich history of designing and manufacturing cost efficient and reliable control cables, mechanical cables (push and push-pull), conductive cables (wiring harnesses and leads), custom cable assemblies and electro-mechanical products; supported by our engineering design assistance and outstanding customer service. This has led to a tradition of growth and quality achievements for CMA.
You can read about how we’ve been able to provide solutions to our customers. Read our CMA Case Studies.
The philosophy behind our Company is best summed up in our Purpose Statement:
“We safely connect the world through excellence in cable assembly solutions that create growth and prosperity for our customers, associates and stakeholders.”
Since our founding, our Purpose has been supported by five core values:
1. People are the Company
2. Commitment to mutual respect and teamwork
3. Professional and ethical conduct
4. Continually improve
5. Create growth and prosperity for the Company and our Associates
In addition to our exceptional quality, design assistance, and outstanding customer service, CMA has continued to utilize innovative cable manufacturing and assembly techniques to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed their expectations. In our 40 years of designing and manufacturing cable assemblies, our design engineers have developed an extensive line of standard components to reduce design time, assure product performance, minimize tooling costs, and reduce total product cost.
With our main manufacturing facility located in Bolivar, Ohio and partner locations in China and Taiwan, our global manufacturing footprint provides flexibility to deliver unique value to our customers.
Because of our daily dedication to quality and excellence, CMA has earned countless awards that recognize how that dedication pays off. Click here to learn more about the recent quality awards we have received.
Through the years, our philosophy of providing quality products such as cable manufacturing, mechanical cables, or custom cable assembly, supported by our design assistance and outstanding customer service has led to a tradition of growth and quality achievements for CMA.
|1974||CMA founded in Rockaway, New Jersey with five employees; 1,200 sq. ft.|
|1977||CMA moved to Fairfield, New Jersey and expanded to 5,000 sq. ft.|
|1978||Doubled production to 10,000 sq. ft.|
|1982||Increased production again to 15.000 sq. ft.|
|1984||Opened a 2,000 sq. ft. production facility in Bolivar, Ohio|
|1987||Expanded the New Jersey facility to 25,000 sq. ft.|
|1988||Opened a new 21,000 sq. ft. facility in Bolivar, Ohio|
|1994||Relocated corporate offices to Bolivar, Ohio and expanded the facility to 58,000 sq. ft. with 170 employees|
|1998||CMA earns ISO9001/QS9000 certification|
|2000||CMA celebrates 25 years in business|
|2005||CMA earns TS16949 certification|
|2006||CMA’s first Six Sigma Black Belt is certified|
|2007||CMA certifies two additional Six Sigma Black Belts|
|2008||Expands capabilities by signing an exclusive marketing agreement with an Asian cable partner|
|2009||Opens second production facility in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico; 40,000 sq. ft.|
|2010||CMA’s facility in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico earns ISO 9001 certification|
|2011||Cabco, a manufacturer of conductive assemblies becomes a part of the CMA enterprise|
|2013||Cabco earns ISO9001 certification|
|2014||Cabco becomes a part of CMA’s product line|
|2014||CMA celebrates 40 years of providing quality cable assemblies|
|2018||CMA earns IATF16949 certification|
|2021||CMA is acquired by Torque Capital Group to offer strategic, operational, and financial resources to accelerate the building of long-term value.|
|CMA acquires Glassmaster Controls, a designer and manufacturer of mechanical cables, controls, and actuation assemblies to offer strategic, operational, and financial resources to accelerate the building of long-term value.|