On Monday October 12, 2020 Central Wire Industries (CWI) Lancaster received the International Industry of the Year Award from the Lancaster County Department of Economic Development. This award was presented during a very well attended Lancaster County Council meeting. CWI Lancaster is proud to accept the acknowledgement of its continued growth, its investment in modernizing manufacturing facilities, and above all the dedication of its employees, who are the backbone of its continued success. The International Industry of the Year Award is based on several criteria, including:
- CWI Lancaster is a division of a business that is based outside of the United States.
- Our wire facility has been located in Lancaster County for at least 3 years.
- The facility has created at least 10 new jobs or $2 million in investment in the last 5 years.
- CWI Lancaster has a history of community giving, impact or engagement.
Scottie Simpson, 1st Shift Annealing Furnace Operator and Greg Spalding, General Manager accepted the award on behalf of all the great employees of CWI Lancaster. “It was an honor to not only receive this award, but to also take it back to the plant and show it to the team,” according to Mr. Spalding. “They’ve earned this with their dedication and hard work. I couldn’t be prouder of all the men and women who contributed to winning this award.”
The beautiful award will be proudly displayed for all to see in the CWI Lancaster lobby trophy case, as a reminder of their commitment to further growth.
Central Wire Industries (CWI) Lancaster is located in Lancaster, SC (USA), and employs 40 people in rod breakdown, drawing, annealing, straightening, finishing, packaging, and labeling operations. Specializing in the manufacture of welding wire, spring wire, and bar stock, the facility boasts some of the company’s most advanced investments in drawing and processing equipment.