Purchase will allow the company to expand its MC product line

Southwire recently announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase Alflex, a Louisville, Ky.-based subsidiary of Commonwealth Industries. In the deal, which is expected to close at the end of the summer, Southwire will acquire all aspects of the Aflex business like manufacturing facilities in Long Beach, Calif., and Rocky Mount, N.C., which produce a variety of armored cable and flexible conduit products for residential, commercial, industrial, and OEM markets.