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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A Guide to Copper Wires

A Guide to Copper Wires

Copper wires conduct electrical currents that power our homes and electrical appliances we use every day. Copper wire is the preferred conductor for many electrical applications because of the high conductivity of copper, which contributes to its optimal performance. Suitable for a wide range of applications due to its versatility, copper requires less insulation and […]

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

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