Superior Essex

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Superior Essex
Type Subsidiary
Industry Cable
Founded April 1999[1]

1930[1] (Essex Wire Corporation)
1954[1] (Superior Cable)
Headquarters Atlanta, United States
Key people Justin F. Deedy (CEO)
Products Magnet Wire, Communication Cables
Revenue $2.99 billion (2007)[2]
Employees 3,800[3]
Parent LS Cable & System
Website http://www.spsx.com

Superior Essex is one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers worldwide.[3] Superior Essex has its headquarters in Atlanta, United States and specializes in magnet wire manufacturing and distribution. It operates 24[3] manufacturing facilities spread over the United States, Europe, Africa and China. Superior Essex was acquired by the Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System in 2008[4][5] and is since then one of LS Cable & System’s subsidiaries.

History[edit]

Superior Essex was formed by a merger of Essex Wire Corporation and Superior Cable in April 1999.[1] Essex Wire Corporation was founded in 1930[1] and was an original equipment manufacturer. It operated 44 plants[1] in North America by 1965[1] and had sales of $355 million.[1] Superior Cable came into existence in 1954[1] and had sales passing $500 million[1] in 1997. In 2008 the Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System acquired Superior Essex for roughly $900 million[5] to extend its reach into the North American and European market.

Locations[edit]

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United States[edit]

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United Kingdom[edit]

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China[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j http://www.spsx.com/about.aspx?id=54
  2. ^ http://www.spsx.com/newsrelease.aspx?id=4770&terms=financial%20statement
  3. ^ a b c http://www.theallianceonline.com/news-releases/superior-essex-to-expand-manufacturing-operations
  4. ^ http://www.finanzen.net/nachricht/aktien/LS-Cable-Announces-Commencement-of-US-45-00-Per-Share-Cash-Tender-Offer-for-Superior-Essex-348675
  5. ^ a b http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/06/11/korea-lscable-idUSSEO28944220080611
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v http://www.lscns.co.kr/attfile/ir/irdata/LSC&S_2011_SR_ENG%28WEB%29.pdf
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u http://www.superioressex.com/about.aspx?id=5230