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IEWC Expands its Monterrey Distribution Center with New Facility
May 31, 2018
IEWC is relocating and expanding its Monterrey, Mexico distribution center on Monday, June 4, 2018. This new, larger facility will increase IEWC’s overall capacity to serve our customers with complete wire, cable, and wire management solutions as well as associated services.Read More
Getting It Right the First Time: Ensure the Wire & Cable Materials You Order Are What You Actually Need
April 30, 2018
Every original equipment manufacturer has their own distinct set of needs and expectations for wire, cable, and wire management solutions. These needs are what suppliers strive to meet and support each and every day. There are times, however, when the delivered product meets an OEM customer’s requirements, yet isn’t the optimal fit for their application. While there are many reasons for such mismatches, a strong distribution partner will always make every effort to understand the “specifications within a specification” — or the nuances that are not included in a typical product’s description — to ensure that you, the OEM, get the right material.
Avoid Teflon Wire and Cable Supply Disruptions with IEWC
April 19, 2018
Due to increased worldwide demand of Teflon™ (PTFE, FEP, PFA, and ETFE) and recent price increases by one of the main chemical producers, our suppliers have notified us that they anticipate imminent shortages of Teflon which will cause longer lead times, higher costs, and potential stock-outs on wire and cable that incorporate this material.
Freight Costs Keep On Truckin’ Upward
August 30, 2018
The growth in world industrial production and the implementation of tariffs are putting upward pressure on inflation. The July US Producer Price Index (PPI) increased 4.2% (and 9.2% for nonferrous wire and cable) from the July 2017 level. However, while inflation is far from a one-size-fits-all number, one component that impacts virtually all businesses is the rising cost of transporting goods by truck.Read More
2017 in Review: A Year of Record Sales and Planned Transitions
January 26, 2018
With the end of 2017 and the beginning of a new year, the season is perfect for retrospection and looking ahead to the opportunities in 2018. This past year was busy and full of change for the entire IEWC family. From record setting sales, to digital transformation initiatives, to succession planning, 2017 has been a bustling year and we expect 2018 to continue the trend.Read More
IEWC Announces Pat Rislov as New Vice President of Supply Chain
July 26, 2018
IEWC is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Rislov as Vice President of Supply Chain. With over 25 years of sourcing and materials management experience in a variety of roles, Pat brings a wealth of knowledge and business acumen to the role that will help to ensure a successful future for IEWC.Read More
IEWC Announces Dave Burleton as VP of Marketing
June 18, 2018
IEWC announces the promotion of Dave Burleton to Vice President of Marketing for its global operations.
IEWC Announces Mike Veum as New Chief Executive Officer
April 18, 2018
IEWC is proud to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mike Veum as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Veum’s acceptance of the CEO position is the final strategic step in a succession plan to transition both the CEO and Corporate President leadership responsibilities of David Nestingen, who has served as CEO since January 1999.