About Us

In an ever-changing world, our task is to recognize today what our customers will need tomorrow. As the largest non-vertically integrated copper and copper-alloy wire products manufacturer in the United States, we’re committed to sustainable growth, innovation, environmental and social responsibility, delivering best-in-class customer experience, and utilizing technology as an enabler. Combining more than 100 hundred years of wire manufacturing expertise with the ability to develop innovative products, we create the highest quality bare, tin-plated, silver-plated, nickel-plated copper wires and specialty products, such as copper-based alloys, aluminum conductors, and engineered electrical solutions, used in a variety of applications and emerging markets.

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Types of Copper Alloys

Types of Copper Alloys

Unlike pure copper, copper alloys are complex formulations of metal with a copper base and alloy elements such as nickel, aluminum, silicon, tin, and zinc in varying concentrations that give the alloy desired properties. Learn more about popular copper alloys and their common applications. ETP and OF Copper Two popular alloys of copper are electrolytic […]

Q1 2022 Marketing Newsletter

Q1 2022 Marketing Newsletter

Read our Q1 2022 Marketing Newsletter! Stay up-to-date with the latest news from International Wire! Click here to read the full edition.

Tinned Copper vs. Bare Copper Wire

Tinned Copper vs. Bare Copper Wire

Electrical wires and cables made from copper are designed to conduct electric currents. Depending on the application, you may require either bare copper or tinned copper conductors. International Wire Group offers reliable bare and tinned wires and cables that provide top-notch performance in various industries and applications. Learn more about the features, benefits, and applications […]

Business units

International Wire operates five business units: Bare Wire Division, Continental Cordage, Hamilton Products, Owl Wire and Cable, and High-Performance Conductors, located in the United States, and Engineered Products, located in Europe. Our products include a broad line of copper wire constructions and gauges with a variety of electrical and conductive characteristics.

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“International Wire stands committed to serving our customers’ needs while ensuring a safe environment for our associates who are dedicated to providing unmatched product capability, quality, and capacity to our industry.”

Greg Smith, President, CEO and Operating Partner