International Wire Group

Company Profile

We, together with our subsidiaries, manufacture and market wire products, including bare, silver-plated, nickel-plated and tin-plated copper wire, engineered wire products and high performance conductors, for other wire suppliers, distributors and original equipment manufacturers or "OEMs". Our products include a broad spectrum of copper wire configurations and gauges with a variety of electrical and conductive characteristics and are utilized by a wide variety of customers primarily in the aerospace, automotive/specialty vehicles, consumer and appliance, electronics and data communications, industrial and energy, medical device and medical electronics industries. We have eighteen manufacturing facilities and one distribution facility located in the United States,France, Italy and Poland. We operate our business in the following three segments:

Bare Wire. Our bare and tin-plated copper wire products (or conductors) are used to transmit digital, video and audio signals or conduct electricity. These products are sold to a diverse customer base of over 1,000 insulated wire manufacturers and various industrial OEMs for use in automotive/specialty vehicles, consumer and appliance, electronics and data communications, and industrial and energy markets.
Engineered Wire Products — Europe. Our bare copper wire products are engineered and used to conduct electricity either for power or for grounding purposes and are sold to a diverse customer base of various OEMs for use in the aerospace, automotive/specialty vehicles and industrial and energy (including electrical appliances, power supply and railway) markets.
High Performance Conductors. Our High Performance Conductors segment manufactures specialty high performance conductors which include tin, nickel and silver-plated copper and copper alloy conductors including standard and customized high and low temperature conductors as well as specialty film insulated conductors and miniature tubing products. These products are used by a variety of customers in the commercial and military aerospace and defense, electronics and data communications, industrial and energy, medical device and medical electronics markets.