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Houston Wire & Cable Company Celebrates Opening of New Minneapolis Distribution Center

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - Houston Wire & Cable Company ( NASDAQ : HWCC ), a leading electrical and mechanical wire and cable provider, is opening a new distribution center on Wednesday, May 1st, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area to better serve local and regional customers. This strategic expansion supports HWCC's ongoing commitment to Right Product, Right Place, Right Time®, and will provide customers with the best possible service through standard same day shipment or will-call pickup.

John Marchiando, Region Vice President, who is responsible for the territory expansion says, "This new distribution center will enable our customers to obtain more of the products they need even faster than they could before. The long term benefits of an HWCC location in this part of the country are several, and we are excited about the increased service and value this investment will deliver to our customers."

About the Company

With 35 years experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest providers of wire and cable in the U.S. market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the nation.

Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables, private branded products, including LifeGuard™, a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable, mechanical wire and cable and related hardware, including wire rope, lifting products and synthetic rope and slings.

Comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service.