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Superior Essex Inc.
plant copper communications wire and
cable products, which are used for voice
and data transmission and are installed
outdoors," it says.
Superior Essex also produces fiber-optic cables and copper cables for
houses and offices. "These fiber and
copper cable products are used in communications applications, such as interconnecting campuses, businesses and
communities," it says.
Superior Essex's divisions include Essex
Brownell, a distributor of wire and cable,
electrical insulation and critical components based in Fort Wayne, Ind. "Our
extensive product offerings are used in a
variety of different end-markets, including automotive, industrial, commercial/
residential, energy, aerospace and medical," it says.
The company's European division,
Essex Europe, leads globally in winding
wire products. It supplies products such
as round wire, flat enameled or covered wire, and continuously transposed
cable. "Most of these products can be
manufactured with copper or aluminum
conductors," Essex Europe says. "Thanks
to the integration of our enamel manufacturing processes and a clear focus on
R&D, Essex develops continuously, in
close collaboration with its customers,
new solutions for high-efficiency motors,
renewable energy or electrical vehicles."
Superior Essex also has Essex Asia
Pacific, which has manufacturing facilities in Suzhou and Changzhou, China.
"Building on the strong heritage of Su-
perior Essex, we offer a combined reputation of product quality, innovation,
quick response and outstanding customer service," it says.
The company also has Hi-Wire Ltd.,
the United Kingdom's largest supplier
of enameled copper wire, enameled copper flat wire and motor repair related
ancillary products. "The continuing and
improving satisfaction of our customers
is the key to the future of the company
and its employees," it says.
Superior Essex also operates through
its parent company, LS Cable & System
Ltd., based in Korea. The firm provides
submarine, extra-high voltage, high-temperature superconducting and communication cables to power authorities,
electric equipment manufacturers and
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