Sep 24, 2021
Southwire’s facility in Huntersville, N.C. has again been recognized for its efforts in achieving compliance with air quality permits by receiving the annual Air Compliance Excellence (ACE) Award.
Sep 8, 2021
In support of its Carbon Zero goal, Southwire has signed a contract to participate in Georgia Power’s Customer Renewable Supply Procurement (CRSP) program.
Sep 2, 2021
Throughout the month of August, Southwire’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) team hosted a Summer Enrichment Series focused on the company's four key values.
Feb 11, 2014
Southwire Company and Coleman Cable, Inc. today announced that Cubs Acquisition Corporation successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Coleman Cable, Inc. for $26.25 per share in cash.
Mar 20, 2014
As it celebrates its 70th anniversary, the Copper Club has named Southwire President and CEO Stu Thorn its Copper Man of the Year and the 2014 recipient of the club's coveted Ankh Award.
Apr 10, 2014
By providing a unique environment for customers to discuss product needs the Southwire Energy Center is extending the company's reputation for innovation as a leading energy industry supplier.
Apr 2, 2014
Southwire is introducing SIMpull® Cable-in-Conduit for utility customers as the first certified SIMpull Solutions® product developed for the energy industry.
Jan 29, 2015
What's on the rise for construction in 2015? That would be commercial construction and going green.
Jan 25, 2016
Southwire is first to launch MC-PCS cable for Healthcare facilities. MC-PCS HCF Duo™ Cable provides approximately 3.5 times better grounding performance than Type AC HCF Cable.
Mar 2, 2016
Southwire announced today that the company's President of North America, Jack Carlson, has decided to retire. Carlson will serve in an advisory role to Southwire's leadership team until May 31, 2016.
May 10, 2016
Extending its strong commitment to developing industry innovations, Southwire recently held its groundbreaking for the Thorn Customer Solutions Center. As
Sep 20, 2016
We have increased our manufacturing capacity for our core building wire products and enhanced our distribution footprint with the acquisition of United Copper Industries, located in Denton, Texas.
Jan 6, 2017
As the company continues to align itself to best serve its markets and customers, Southwire announced that it will close the operations at its Flora, Illinois manufacturing facility.
Jan 30, 2017
As more technologies are being introduced to the construction industry, code makers are racing to keep standards up to date.
Mar 14, 2017
Continuing its strong commitment to optimizing the job site experience, Southwire announces the launch of the SIMpull™ Flange, a transformational addition to the company's suite of SIMpull Solutions® innovations.
Mar 26, 2018
Southwire recently announced that it will reinvest approximately nine million dollars back into the lives, and pockets, of its employees, joining a growing list of companies that have made similar moves as a result of recent tax reform.
Apr 12, 2018
As homes and businesses increasingly become 'smarter' with energy saving lighting options, Southwire has expanded its SIMpull Solutions® line of products to offer a new innovation.
Oct 1, 2018
Southwire is pleased to announce the launch of Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B-PCS Duo™ Cable – a cable that combines power conductors along with control/signal cables all under one jacket.
Oct 4, 2018
Southwire celebrated the addition of its Retail East Customer Service Center (CSC), located in Villa Rica, Ga., on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Jan 7, 2019
In support of the company's five-year strategic plan and in an effort to grow sustainably and profitably, Southwire recently announced that it will reorganize its executive leadership and business structure.
Sep 26, 2019
Southwire has launched a new careers website, led by a refreshed employee brand that focuses on this very point of pride – fittingly named The People Behind the Power™.
Oct 21, 2019
Southwire's facility in Lafayette, Ind., partnered with Project GIFT to donate more than $5,000 to the Wabash Center in support of Grant's House.
Oct 23, 2019
Southwire's facility in El Paso, Texas, is emphasizing the importance of breast cancer awareness throughout the month of October.
Oct 28, 2019
In support of the Lowe's ProServices, Southwire was invited to their Pro Event to demonstrate the effectiveness, ease of use, and continual innovation of our tools.
Nov 7, 2019
On Nov. 7, Southwire’s 12 for Life facility received the Presidents’ Award by the Georgia Safety Health and Environmental Conference (Georgia Conference) and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).
Nov 20, 2019
On Oct. 31, Southwire's Kentucky Plant hosted a 50th Anniversary Celebration to commemorate the facility's continued success.
Jan 30, 2020
As the company continues to align itself to best serve its markets and customers, Southwire announced that it will close the manufacturing facility on March 31
Feb 5, 2020
Southwire, an industry leader in wire and cable solutions, and Go Industries, d/b/a Longhorn Reels, a Texas-based company that manufactures wire and cable solutions, have resolved pending litigation.
Feb 10, 2020
Southwire is proud to announce that our company has achieved a spot on the DiversityJobs.com top employer list for 2020.
Feb 13, 2020
Southwire's Huntersville Facility Receives Inspire Our Future Award, The Huntersville plant was awarded the first-ever Inspire Our Future Award from the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and Education Collaborative.
Feb 21, 2020
Southwire's EVP of operations was the keynote speaker at the 2020 Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet.
Mar 23, 2020
On March 23, 1950 Southwire was founded by Roy Richards Sr. Today, we celebrate 70 years of successful business, quality and service.
Apr 22, 2020
At Southwire, the health and well-being of our employees, our customers, our communities and all of our stakeholders is a top priority. In this spirit, please read more for an update from Southwire's President and CEO, Rich Stinson.
Apr 30, 2020
Our long-standing tradition of Giving Back is stronger now than ever before. In response to COVID-19, we are expanding these efforts with a focus on hunger, education and hope for the holidays.
May 5, 2020
As the company continues to align itself to best serve its markets and customers, Southwire announced that it will close operations at its Mineral Wells, Tx manufacturing facility, effective August 31.
May 19, 2020
Reflecting its commitment to excellence and world-class business practices, Southwire has been selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company.
Jun 3, 2020
Southwire is pleased to announce that Tim King has accepted the role of President of Southwire Canada. In this role, he will lead the company’s Canadian-based organization located at Southwire Canada’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.
Jul 17, 2020
Southwire has completed the first phase of its $1 million donation in response to COVID-19. Now, moving into phase two, the organization is turning its focus to education.
Jul 27, 2020
Supporting the company’s growth strategy, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Madison Electric Products LLC of Solon, Ohio – a manufacturer of high-quality, electrical components and accessories.
Jul 28, 2020
During the Fourth of July weekend, Southwire completed the migration of its SAP® environment to the Google® Cloud platform, setting a benchmark in the industry for successfully moving to the cloud.
Jul 30, 2020
The 2019 report highlights all areas of sustainability at Southwire and showcases the company’s most significant impacts by focusing on its five key tenets.
Aug 6, 2020
Southwire recently engaged S&P Global Ratings to provide an independent, forward-looking evaluation of the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and preparedness.
Aug 11, 2020
Supporting its long-term modernization strategy, Southwire recently began construction of a 250,000 square foot addition to its manufacturing campus in Bremen, Indiana.
Aug 26, 2020
Southwire’s facility in Huntersville, NC has again been recognized for its efforts in achieving compliance with their air quality permits by receiving the annual ACE award.
Sep 1, 2020
Supporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain generationally-sustainable for the next 100 years and beyond, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Construction Electrical Products (CEP) of Livermore, CA.
Sep 3, 2020
Southwire has a long-held and deep commitment to environmental stewardship and corporate sustainability. To meet this commitment and other sustainability goals, the company is investing in renewable energy to prepare for the future.
Sep 18, 2020
Southwire is pleased to welcome Fernando Esquivel as its new Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Esquivel’s multi-faceted background aligns well with the company’s values and culture.
Oct 7, 2020
Nancy Richards Farese recently wrote an opinion editorial featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) regarding Southwire’s efforts toward voter awareness and education.
Oct 9, 2020
On Oct. 1, Burt Fealing was a guest speaker at Standard & Poor’s \(S&P\) Live Webinar, where he discussed Southwire’s efforts toward environmental, social and governance \(ESG\) performance and transparency.
Oct 16, 2020
Southwire’s Hawesville, KY plant recently recertified its ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS). This is the fourth year the facility has maintained this certification.
Oct 26, 2020
Kristen Denney, environmental, health and safety (EHS) specialist at Southwire’s West Georgia CSC, recently received a Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, Inc. (VPPPA) scholarship to help fund her master’s program at Georgia Tech.
Oct 29, 2020
For the final phase of Southwire’s $1 million COVID-19 donation effort, the company will focus on providing Hope for the Holidays during the months of November and December, as well as host a three-hour virtual telethon fundraiser event.
Nov 4, 2020
Throughout October, Southwire's Lafayette, Ind. facility utilized technology to participate in the Greater Lafayette Commerce's Virtual Manufacturing Month by creating an online learning experience for more than 1300 students.
Nov 12, 2020
Four alumni from Southwire’s Engineering Academy (SWEA), recently received a patent for a device they helped design in 2016 while part of the program.
Nov 13, 2020
Kathleen Edge, EVP of Operations at Southwire, recently participated in a virtual event with Sonepar USA, where she joined four other panelists to discuss best practices for women to navigate through the electrical industry.
Nov 16, 2020
Supporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain a generationally sustainable, diversified electrical company, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of American Elite Molding (AEM).
Nov 24, 2020
As part of Southwire's commitment to inclusivity, on November 19 employees throughout the company celebrated International Men’s Day. This year’s theme is focused on, “Better Health for Men and Boys.”
Nov 25, 2020
Project GIFT recently partnered with ALLiED to donate hygiene kits and letters of encouragement to CHRIS 180 in honor of its annual Pride celebration.
Dec 2, 2020
Southwire recently appointed four new directors to its board, effective October 2020. Joining the Southwire board of directors are Karen S. Carter, Halsey Cook, Richard Holder and Vernon Nagel.
Dec 10, 2020
Southwire’s Plant and Customer Service Center (CSC) in Denton, Texas were recently recommended for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) certifications.
Dec 15, 2020
In April, Southwire announced an expansion of its Giving Back efforts in response to COVID-19. As 2020 comes to a close, the company has now donated more than $1 million in three phases - Hunger, Education and Hope for the Holidays.
Dec 18, 2020
As Southwire continues to develop its Tools, Components and Assembled Solutions business and execute upon its strategic plan, the company announced that it will divest its Watteredge business to NESCO, Inc.
Jan 8, 2021
The Southwire Carrollton Utility Products plant recently recertified its ISO 14001 environmental management system, an internationally agreed standard that helps organizations improve their environmental performance.
Jan 12, 2021
Southwire Canada recently donated three truckloads worth of product to Habitat for Humanity Canada. Because of this donation, Southwire will be recognized as a Bronze Level Donor through Dec. 31, 2023.
Jan 14, 2021
Thomas Heberling, Southwire vice president of wire and cable manufacturing, was recently announced as the new president for The Wire Association International for a one-year term that commenced on January 1, 2021.
Jan 22, 2021
Southwire President and CEO Rich Stinson recently engaged in an interview with Manufacturing Outlook to discuss Southwire, its background and how the company has been successful through innovation in a technology-driven world.
Jan 27, 2021
Southwire recently made a $10,000 match contribution issued to The Ray for Georgia Gives Day, securing a record-breaking year in contributions for the nonprofit and launching a larger, ongoing partnership between the two Georgia-based organizations.
Feb 9, 2021
Are you interested in a job that is fast-paced, hands-on and has exciting opportunities for growth? Then come join our manufacturing team and become one of The People Behind the Power™! Apply NOW at careers.southwire.com.
Feb 11, 2021
Supporting its long-term modernization strategy and commitment to sustainability, Southwire will soon begin construction of a new copper rod manufacturing plant in Carrollton, Georgia, replacing the existing system.
Feb 22, 2021
Supporting its long-term strategic plan, Southwire has divested the intellectual property portfolio of its Moonrays® business, including the Moonrays trademark and URL, to Fusion Products LTD, a Canadian-based company.
Mar 3, 2021
Due to the extreme weather and corresponding power outages experienced throughout the southern and southwestern United States last week, Southwire has received force majeure notifications from a number of its non-metal raw material providers.
Mar 11, 2021
In response to the devastating winter storm that hit Texas and other parts of the United States a few weeks ago, Southwire’s Project GIFT provided a tractor trailer filled with pallets of water to Houston Food Bank, an affiliate of Feeding America®.
Mar 18, 2021
Continuing to support its long-term modernization strategy, Southwire will soon begin an expansion project at its Retail East CSC in Villa Rica, Ga. by adding more than 230,000 square feet of space to the existing 400,000 square foot distribution center.
Mar 22, 2021
Bill Fowler was recently voted on as a trustee to the IEC Foundation, showcasing Southwire’s commitment to give back to communities and provide educational opportunities to individuals who need it most.
Mar 25, 2021
In support of Southwire's commitment to sustainability, the company made a $5,000 donation to West Atlanta Watershed Alliance directed toward their Proctor Creek Trash Trap Network Education Project.
Mar 29, 2021
Southwire Canada is proud to announce that it recently became a Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Certified™ organization, showcasing the company’s commitment to its employees, communities and other stakeholders.
Apr 1, 2021
Reinforcing Southwire’s commitment to fostering a community of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, the company is proud to announce partnerships toward educational advancement.
Apr 9, 2021
In response to the devastating tornadoes that recently hit Georgia and Alabama, Southwire’s Project GIFT donated more than $14,000 toward disaster relief efforts.
Apr 12, 2021
Vineyard Wind today announced that Southwire will be a key supplier for the design, manufacturing and installation of the onshore cables for Vineyard Wind 1.
Apr 13, 2021
Southwire is proud to announce that it has been selected as a 2021 US Best Managed Company. This is the second year in a row Southwire has been chosen.
Apr 15, 2021
Continuing to support its long-term modernization strategy, Southwire announces a $10 million investment to its Crestview facility, focusing on safety, systems, capacity and materials management.
Apr 19, 2021
Last year, Southwire committed $1 million dollars of its charitable funding in response to the pandemic, and now, the company is expanding its COVID-19 giving back efforts into 2021 with an additional $500,000.
May 4, 2021
Due to the extreme weather event in mid-February, Southwire received force majeure notifications from a number of its non-metal raw material providers. We have not declared force majeure and are not declaring force majeure at this time.
Tamieka Weeks was chosen in 2020 to be the first-ever African American president for the Atlanta Chapter Risk and Insurance Management Society. Now, the chapter is one of three across the country that achieved the 2021 ECHO Award.
May 11, 2021
Southwire recently obtained a Declare label for its 600 Volt and 1000 Volt SOLONONplus® Type XHHW-2 VW-1 cables, making it the first company in the U.S. to offer a Declare label for a power cable used in the wiring of green building projects.
Jun 14, 2021
Southwire has partnered with Standard Chartered, a leading international trade bank by investing in sustainable deposits with a focus on environmental, social and corporate governance \(ESG\).
Jul 14, 2021
Southwire to match one-third of annual energy usage with renewable energy certificates \(RECs\) from Rayos del Sol solar project in Texas.
Jul 29, 2021
Southwire’s long-held commitment to sustainability has been evident throughout its history and was formalized with its first official sustainability report in 2007.
Aug 4, 2021
Southwire’s Kentucky Plant recently received a three-year Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) recertification.
Aug 12, 2021
Southwire has officially broken ground on the construction of its new copper rod manufacturing plant in Carrollton, Ga., featuring an SCR-9000S Copper Rod System.
Aug 16, 2021
Southwire Canada is proud to announce that it was recently named on the Best Workplaces™ in Manufacturing list, after being named a Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Certified™ Organization.
Aug 26, 2021
To bolster growth strategy and accelerate greenhouse gas emission reduction
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May 31, 2021
Southwire’s legacy has long been defined by service, the belief in doing what one person can do to make a difference. In May, the company dedicated time to honor Military Appreciation Month.
Aug 23, 2019
Southwire is incredibly proud to announce that Kathleen Edge, Executive Vice President (EVP) of Operations, has been named as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2019 Women Who Mean Business honorees.
Sep 12, 2019
Southwire is thrilled to announce that Matt Miles, VP of Manufacturing Enterprise Systems, has been chosen as one of the Wire Journal International’s (WJI) 2019 Rising Hotshots.
Oct 9, 2019
Southwire's team in Lafayette, IN participated in the annual Industrial Roundtable Career Fair at Purdue University on Sept. 10.
Oct 16, 2019
Allied, one of Southwire’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participated in Carrollton’s first-ever Pride event on Friday night and in Atlanta’s 49th Pride event on Saturday and Sunday.
Mar 9, 2020
On March 6, Southwire employees were invited to celebrate International Women’s Day, which occurred on March 8, throughout the organization.
Jul 2, 2021
June marked Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ \(LGBTQ+\) Pride Month, and during the month, Southwire took the time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals around the world.
Jul 16, 2021
Southwire is excited to announce the return of its annual Back to School Giveaway with a modified in-person event on Saturday, July 31 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Midway Church.
Jul 20, 2021
During the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Project GIFT partnered with Officium, one of Southwire’s employee resource groups \(ERGs\), to support Wounded Warrior Project® \(WWP\) by participating in the Carry Forward Virtual 5K.
Jul 22, 2021
In support of Southwire’s Carbon Zero goal to be carbon neutral for its operations by 2025, the packaging team actively searches for opportunities to improve sustainability efforts and reduce environmental impact.
Sep 2, 2021
Aug 28, 2019
Southwire’s 2019 Back to School (BTS) event has been a huge success, generating more record-breaking numbers than ever before.
Nov 11, 2019
Southwire has partnered with West Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center \(West GYSTC\) and Roopville Elementary School to Solarize-A-Classroom.
Nov 22, 2019
Southwire partnered with the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office to donate more than $3,000 in support of Project Lifesaver, an international non-profit organization.
Congratulations to Southwire's Rancho CSC for receiving a three-year CAL-OSHA VPP Star Site Certification.
Apr 1, 2020
In this time of social distancing and school from home, Southwire and West GYSTC are partnering to provide virtual learning opportunities to children across the country.
Aug 20, 2021
Multiple facilities returned to an in-person format of the annual giveaway event.
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