Manufacturing Today - Summer 2010 - (Page 22)

Industrial Electric Wire and Cable / HQ: New Berlin, Wis. / Products: Wire, cable and wire management products / David Nestingen, CEO & president: “We have a long range vision to be the premier global supplier of wire, cable and wire management products.” two of iewc’s commercial champions, president david nestingen, and vice president of north america mike o’donnell. Transformation iewc bolsters its global presence with new sites, new market verticals and new service offerings. Industrial Electric Wire and Cable (IEWC) – a forward moving company – has transformed itself. Primarily a domestic stocking distributor of wire and cable at the start of 2000 with offices in Milwaukee; Cleveland; Greenville, S.C., Dallas; and Phoenix – the company says it “wired itself for success” and became an industry favorite. Throughout the last decade, initiatives began to push the company to the next level of sustainable growth by reorganizing its sales 22 SUMMER 2010 teams to include integrated inside support staff and dedicated feet on the street in every major market in North America. By the end of 2009, the company had international locations in Toronto and Montreal; Aguascalientes, Mexico; Frankfurt, Germany; and Suzhou, China. However, the decade came to a staggering halt with the worst recession since the Great Depression. Now, in 2010, IEWC is looking to come back stronger than ever. “The recession of 2008 to 2009 hit the world hard, it hit our industry hard and it hit us hard,” CEO &

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Manufacturing Today - Summer 2010

Manufacturing Today - Summer 2010
Global Strategies
Continuous Improvement
Smart Pricing
Supply Chain
Business Value
Moving Forward
Westmark Products
Byrne Dairy
Ultrafryer Systems Inc.
Wil-Rich LLC & Wishek MFG LLC
American Precision Fabricators
Aqua Products Inc.
Black Diamond Equipment
Columbian Home Products
Control Devices LLC
Endustra Filter Manufacturers Inc
Heil Trailer International
Assembled Products
Order-Matic Corp.
Professional Building Systems Inc.
Smart Start Inc
Bosal International
Ausco Products Inc.
Brodart Company
Cambrex Corp.
Chapin International Inc.
Cleveland Gear Co.
Consolidated Precision Products
Control Flow Inc.
Douglas Autotech Corp.
Fetzer Architectural Products
The FNA Group
Fourslide Spring and Stamping Inc.
G.A. West & Company
Great Lakes Power Group
Grimm Brothers Plastics
Legends Furniture Inc.
National Tube Supply Co.
Optex Systems Inc.
Sunburst Electronics
V.E. Enterprises Inc
W. Soule & Company
Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing Today - Summer 2010