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Davis Wire Corp.
www.daviswire.com / HQ: Irwindale, Calif. / Employees: 300 / Specialty: Galvanized wire and
reinforcing products

West

Deceptively Simple

davis wire corp. owes its long history of success to its devotion
to quality and advanced technology. by chris petersen

davis wire's products are utilized
in a wide variety of applications,
including agriculture and
construction.

At first glance, there doesn't appear to be anything all that complicated about steel wire. But the product's
simple appearance belies the versatility of its applications as well as the
extensive technical expertise that goes
into its fabrication.
No one understands this better than
Davis Wire Corp., which has been providing galvanized steel wire products
to customers in a wide range of industries since 1928. Even though wire is
viewed as a commodity, Davis Wire
continually has found ways to set itself
apart from its competitors through
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state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, a diverse product line and topnotch customer service.
Davis Wire is one of the nation's
largest producers of steel wire, with
two manufacturing facilities on the
West Coast. The company's products
are used in numerous applications,
from agriculture to manufacturing
of consumer goods. "We go from basic industrial wire to bedsprings to
shopping carts, all the way down to
stucco netting that goes into home
construction," Corporate Controller
Hak Kim explains.

The one element that connects all
of the various product lines under
Davis Wire's purview is the unwavering commitment to high quality
and customer service that has defined the company for nearly a century. It remains quite dedicated to
these values.
The company continues to strive
for improvement, as well, with continual investment in new technology a cornerstone of the company's
strategy. As the company works
hard against competition at home
and abroad, Davis Wire's commit-


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