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Canada Wire and Cable Company; Toronto, ON

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Name: Canada Wire and Cable Company; Toronto, ON    (CDN)  
Abbreviation: canada-w
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Canada Wire and Cable Company
Toronto, Ontario

Now Nexans North America located in Markham, Ontario.

Founded: 1911
Production: 1911 -

February 11,1911 - Canada Wire is founded in Toronto, Ontario, manufacturing all types of electrical cables and steel rope wires.

1931 - Canada Wire opens copper mill in Montreal to fill the needs of the Toronto plant to supply large quantities of wire to the U.S market.

1945 - Opens devision in N.Y to manufacture building wire.

1956 - Opens another plant in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

1965 - Opens plant in Fergus, Ontario.

1991 - Purchased by Alcatel.

1996 -  Moves head office to present location in Markham, Ontario.

2001 - Becomes Nexans North America. Now has 11 plants and 1500 employees.


This manufacturer was suggested by Tom Seeger.

Some models:
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