Superior Essex is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of wire and cable products. Our Magnet Wire and Distribution business segment is the world’s largest producer of magnet wire, also known as winding wire. Magnet Wire is an insulated copper or aluminum conductor used by major original equipment manufacturers and distributors. Magnet wire is found in industrial motors, transformers and generators, automotive applications, electrical coils and controls, and appliances. It is also used in motor and transformer repair.
In North America, we also participate in the telecommunications industry through our Communications Cable business segment. Superior Essex is the industry leader in outside plant copper communications wire and cable products, which are used for voice and data transmission and are installed outdoors. We also manufacture and supply fiber optic cables and premises copper cables, which are installed within houses and offices. These fiber and copper cable products are used in communications applications, such as interconnecting campuses, businesses and communities.