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1930 (Essex Wire Corporation)
1954 (Superior Cable)
|Headquarters||Atlanta, United States|
|Brian Kim (CEO)|
|Products||Magnet Wire, Communication Cables|
|Revenue||$2.99 billion (2007)|
Number of employees
Superior Essex is a global player in the wire and cable industry. Superior Essex has its headquarters in Atlanta, United States and specializes in communications cable and magnet wire manufacturing and distribution. It operates 17 facilities spread over the United States, Europe and China. Superior Essex is part of the Korean LS Group since 2008 and a subsidiary of LS I&D.
Superior Essex was formed by a merger of Essex Wire Corporation and Superior Cable in April 1999. Essex Wire Corporation was founded in 1930 and was an original equipment manufacturer. It operated 44 plants in North America by 1965 and had sales of $355 million. Superior Cable came into existence in 1954 and had sales passing $500 million in 1997. In 2008, the Korean LS Group acquired Superior Essex for roughly $900 million to extend its reach into the North American and European market.
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Brownwood, Texas
- Columbia City, Indiana
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Franklin, Indiana
- Franklin, Tennessee
- Hoisington, Kansas
- Kennesaw, Georgia
- Tarboro, North Carolina
- Huyton Quarry
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