Rea Magnet Wire

2 018 is an important year for ReaMagnet Wire,celebrating its 85th anniversaryas a distinguishedmanufacturer and supplier to themotor,automotive,and transformer industries.The companywas founded in 1933 and remained under private ownership until 1960,when it was purchased byAlcoa.In 1985,a group of managers purchased Rea MagnetWire taking the companyprivate,return- ing the organization to its family-owned,private- ly-held roots. Today,the companyhas close to 900 employ- ees,with corporate headquarters in FortWayne, Indiana,and fivemanufacturing plants in Fort Wayne and Lafayette,Indiana; Ashland,Virginia; Monterrey,Mexico; and Guilford,Connecticut.Rea MagnetWire has also operated a joint venture in China since 2002,comprised of four facilities spread out over three cities.Acquisitions have played a significant role in the company’s growth. REA MAGNETWIRE WE POWER THE WORLD REA MAGNET WIRE AT A GLANCE REA MAGNET WIRE CO. WHAT: Manufacturer & supplier to the motor, automotive, and transformer industries WHERE: Headquarters in Fort Wayne, Indiana WEBSITE: