GCG Acquires NovaLight Telecom Supply

Leading value-added wire, cable and automation solutions provider GCG announced today the acquisition of NovaLight Telecom Supply. NovaLight is a nationwide supplier of products and materials for the construction and maintenance of fiber optic and copper networks.

NovaLight is based in Jasper, Georgia and has been serving the needs of telecom enterprises for the past 20 years. They have an experienced team and offer everything from fiber optic cables and conduit to underground products and testing tools. NovaLight’s growth has been significant with a focus on high service levels to regional telecom providers, regional electric co-ops, municipalities, broadband providers and more.

“The NovaLight team has done an excellent job meeting the needs of their customers across the U.S.,” said Steve Maucieri, CEO of GCG. “Adding them to our organization expands our breadth of offering in this area, enabling us to better meet the needs of current and future communications customers.”

NovaLight will be a part of our GCG Communications segment that focuses on the needs of telecom and broadband customers across the country. NovaLight and GCG Communications share a culture of responsiveness to customer and supplier needs and a drive to be the customer’s first-choice supply partner.

NovaLight President Andrea Creighton said that GCG’s national footprint, extensive supplier relationships and commitment to customer service made this a great fit for NovaLight. “GCG has a strong reputation in the telecom markets. Our NovaLight customers will benefit from GCG’s nationwide distribution network and depth of inventory.”

NovaLight is GCG’s fifth acquisition in the past 12 months. Acquisitions in 2021 included Allied Wire and Cable, a premier, value-added specialty distributor of wire and cable products. In addition, GCG added C&E Advanced Technologies (C&E) and Advanced Controls & Distribution (ACD), two well-respected automation controls, robotics and cable providers to its portfolio. Genuine Cable Group (GCG) is a leading value-added solutions provider meeting the wire, cable and automation needs of customers across a wide spectrum of markets, including Industrial Automation, Building Infrastructure, Communications and Industrial OEM. GCG also has cable assembly operations and is proud to be a leading wire and cable provider to the U.S. Navy.