Essex Group


Essex Group was established in 1930 by businessman Addison Holton. They formed the Essex Wire Corporation in Detroit, Leasing 125,000 square feet Ford Motor Company plant.

Their headquarters are at Atlanta, Georgia. Superior Essex Inc. employs almost 3000 people and manages a business portfolio that generates $1 billion in revenues annually. The company is one of the global manufacturers of magnet wire. They lead the industry in quality standards, having been the first magnet wire manufacturer in the world to earn the automotive industryÂâ€Ã¢„¢s QS-9000 certification. In addition, Essex Group Inc. has achieved ISO 9000 status.

Superior Essex Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of a wide range of cable, wire and electrical insulation products. Throughout North America, Europe and in multiple other international regions, their products are integral to the operation of vast communications networks, electrically powered machinery and countless consumer and industrial goods.    

The companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s Outside Plant (OSP) communications cables carry most of the voice and data traffic for the world's telecom networks and no one is more experienced in the business of OSP cable than Superior Essex. Their premises cable product line includes just about every type of copper and fiber cable used for voice and data communications inside buildings.
The Fiber Optic cables are the undisputable future of wired communications. They have developed an entire portfolio of fiber optic cables that includes loose tube, single tube, ribbon, and tight buffer designs for outside plant, premises, and indoor/outdoor applications.  They also distribute a number of related products from third party manufacturers, such as electric motors, electrical insulation products, motor repair parts and pump seals. These products are sold through their Essex Brownell distribution business, which also distributes a variety of Essex Group Inc manufactured products.

Currently, Superior Essex employs nearly 3000 people in multiple locations. It's their dedication to quality and customer service that has made their one of the largest manufacturers of wire and cable products in North America. And loyalty like that does not go unnoticed. At Superior Essex, they reward their employees with competitive pay and benefits, modern technology and numerous opportunities for advancement.