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Superior Essex Inc.
www.spsx.com / HQ: Atlanta / Specialty: Wire and cable products / Superior Essex: "We are
proud not only of what we are accomplishing, but of how we are achieving success."
Wired to Succeed
superior essex is a leader in wire and cables,
including magnet wire.
superior essex produces
fiber optic cables and
copper cables for houses
With a legacy stretching back
nearly 90 years, Superior Essex Inc.
says it has a reputation of high integrity and for delivering products with
excellent customer service. "We are
proud not only of what we are accomplishing, but of how we are achieving
success," the company says.
"To protect this reputation, we
continually strive to serve the best interests of our customers, employees
and shareholders, while behaving as a
responsible corporate citizen," Superior Essex explains.
"This requires, among other things,
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that we act with the highest ethical
and legal standards."
Based in Atlanta, the company is
a leader in the design, manufacture
and supply of wire and cable products.
Superior Essex's history goes back to
1930, with the formation of the Essex
Wire Corp. in Detroit.
Twenty-four years later, Superior
Cable started operations in Hickory,
N.C. It later acquired Essex International - formerly known as Essex Wire
- and became Superior Essex in 1998.
Today, "Our magnet wire and distribution business segment is the world's
largest producer of magnet wire, also
known as winding wire," it says.
Magnet wire, Superior Essex explains, is an insulated copper or aluminum conductor that major OEMs
and distributors use. "Magnet wire
is found in industrial motors, transformers and generators, automotive
applications, electrical coils and controls, and appliances," it says.
The company also serves the North
American telecommunications industry through its Communications
Cable business segment. "Superior
Essex is the industry leader in outside