Carlisle Companies Inc. on Thursday announced it had acquired ECS, Franklin, Wis., a manufacturer of wire and cable products, for an undisclosed price. ECS, which has annual sales of $50 million, will operate as part of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies. In September, Carlisle added another company, acquiring Jerrik, a manufacturer of connectors. “ECS complements our specialty wire and cable operations and broadens our product and engineering capabilities for our commercial and defense airframe customers," said David A. Roberts, Carlisle’s Chairman, President and CEO. "This acquisition furthers our plan to grow Carlisle’s businesses in attractive markets in which we play a leading role."