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The first designer & USA manufacturer of braided extension cords & power accessories.

Most extension cords and electrical wires are inconvenient, unsafe and unattractive.
I started Conway Electric in December, 2012 when I worked for a technology company. In my spare time I designed and built furniture. The a-ha moment came when I was building a floor lamp. After casting the welded steel section into a concrete base and adding the electrical wiring, I needed an extension cord to plug it in and figured attractive extension cords had to exist somewhere.
I went to every hardware store in Boulder, and looked online but couldn’t find anything remotely attractive. In those stores I found the same cheap, ugly, dysfunctional cords we’ve been using for years.
I knew something better could be made and that’s when I created the first prototype Extō. I used a braided cloth cord because I was in love with the feel of cotton and the mixture of colors that could be applied to a cord. I put together a metal enclosure with a powder coated finish because powder coating is less toxic than paint and metal enclosures don’t burn so they’re safer to use. You’ll find cork in some products and plastic-free packaging because I’m inspired by nature and wanted our packaging to be recyclable or biodegradable.
Technically speaking, I’m proud that we’re the first company to make cloth covered wire achieving certification listing in the United States and other countries.
We’re also the first company in the world to use braided cloth cords for a multi-outlet extension cord.
Why did I devote my life to building a better extension cord?
I helped launch over 150 new products, helped companies like Nike optimize their American manufacturing processes, and helped grow small ideas into big ideas. 97% of electrical accessory jobs were lost overseas, and the extension cord products on the market are dangerous and hideous. Starting Conway Electric was my vision to create a safer, more functional, more attractive extension cord. Quite simply, it’s something I believe in with my heart and soul.
Our products are made as much as possible in our factory here in the United States. We believe the best way to have the greatest impact, and to achieve the highest quality, is to keep the work here. This is why we filed many patents on our ideas and derivatives- to protect our business so we can continue growing and hiring more American workers.

Every time you buy one of our products you contribute to nearly 20 American companies and employment of more than 7 direct jobs that pay living wages. We want success to be a shared experience.

@conwayelectric

The first designer & USA manufacturer of braided extension cords & power accessories. Patented & pending. #MadeInLA #PowerToThePeople #🔌 #⚡️©2012

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Introducing the Extō Smart USB Type C®. An 8ft, 15-amp rated, power cord with a standard smart USB and a new USB C power port delivering a combined 5.1amps, charging up to 59% faster than standard USB chargers, controlled by a smart chip that maximizes charging speed while protecting your battery to help lengthen the life of your device. Dual USB ports ensure power delivery to almost any USB powered device around. The USB C port charges at a higher power delivery rate up to 3amps(!) while the new USB C connector cable can be inserted universally for easier plugging. Once full, the smart chip automatically shuts off the device to protect from overcharging. Charge up to 4 devices at once. Includes an internal Type 3 surge protection component to help keep any connected connected device safe from common power surges. Works with all new USB C-powered phones, tablets, or notebooks including Samsung, Lenovo, Sony, Google, Dell, Asus, LG, Microsoft, HTC and many more. Available in 6 colors with more coming soon . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #USB #USBC #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams #BestGift #GiftIdea
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Let's talk about the stellar work of @analog_zealot - a young designer who built this beautiful concrete music console powered by an integrated Conway Electric power supply. Can you leave him a comment letting him know what you think? (ps it's for sale )
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Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring ting tingling too and you know your 3 year old got into the ornaments. Fear not! We're the only extension cord company using internal tamper-resistant protection on all of our multi-outlet cords. This helps prevent unwanted objects from being inserted so they're safer around kids (and adults who hit the old 'nog a little too hard if ya know what i mean) by helping prevent electrical shock. Be safe, have fun, live to see another Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, or Festivus. Thanks @mrsninadavis for the photo . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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Baby, it's cold outside. Hit up @wilsonandwillys where it's warm inside and you'll be surrounded by friends . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #JAX #TaskLamp #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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Christmas, Step 1. Bottle Rocket Extō+2 ready for the call of duty via @anthonyshafer . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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"I'm begging you baby, baby, please Turn on the light, let it shine on me" Jerry Garcia would not need to beg so badly if he had this Whitewash Extō+4 with a bulb socket - one outlet for the light, 3 more for all your other stuff. @snarej0rdan keeping it lit in Austin, Texas . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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Testing testing 1-2-3. Other factories use statistical testing - maybe 1 unit of hundreds - to measure their quality. We test EVERY SINGLE Extō, JAX and Surge that goes out the door. It's easy when you have tools like this LCD display voltage tester. It's like a big screen tv for your electricity. This Extō Surge 720 Smart USB is ready to rock . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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About last night. What do birds of prey, bulldogs, grainy photos and extra long charge cables have in common? Ricky Nance enjoying his BottleRocket Red Extō Smart USB out in the open the way electricity should be, especially when it matches your home state's favorite teams. Can you guess the state? . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams #DirtyBirds
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GOOD BOYS USE THE EXTŌ+4 TO POWER THEIR DESK. Wallie the terrier says it's not work if you love your power cord so he's never worked a day in his life. Bottle Rocket Red Extō+4 powering @nasreen74's satellite office. Best thing about the Extō+4? Never-tip no-slip square shape keeps all your cords at bay . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDoggos
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Vintage with a Bottle Rocket on top. @reconsideredhome in Media, Pennsylvania showing how old and new live together in harmony. Bottle Rocket Red Extō+4 and a Navy Smart USB. Timeless design, modern technology . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #InteriorDesign #USB #SmartHome #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #IndustrialDesign #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringDreams
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"Takeaway heartache, take away bad dreams" What would you do for your dream? LA area band @trampforthelord making it happen with their 5th band member - the Extō+2, powering music. Thanks for the photo, Barry, keep rocking in the free world . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #ExtensionCord #Accessories #PowerStrip #Power #Band #Music #Original #MadeInUSA #Safe #PoweringMusic
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Start Spreadin the news, @savekhakiunited has the Extōs you need at their stores in New York. And some of the best American Made clothing around. Visit them at 317 Lafayette St, and 44 Greenwich in the Big Apple . . . #PowerToThePeople #Extō #Electric #MadeInUSA #ExtensionCord #PoweringDreams
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