TURBOLITE® M, a new 8-strand compacted hybrid hoist rope for underground mining, delivers the best strength-to-weight ratio in the industry and is measurably lighter than standard steel ropes.
WireCo WorldGroup announces the opening of a distribution center in Portland, Oregon, strategically located to handle the wire rope needs of our customers across the northwestern United States.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas - WireCo’s 9-Part Super-Flex slings have improved efficiencies providing the industry’s maximum-rated capacity lifting slings per diameter for wire rope. The improved efficiency is backed with a proven design that provides internal adjustment to distribute the load equally among all nine parts of the sling body.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas – April 20, 2017 – Union Wire Rope, a WireCo WorldGroup Brand, is proud to announce its 100th year as the industry leader in the design and manufacturing of wire ropes and assemblies. Union products deliver exceptional service and unmatched support worldwide. In addition to oil and gas applications, Union Wire Rope products are used in construction, logging, industrial, and surface mining.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas – April 10, 2017 – WireCo WorldGroup (“WireCo”) today announced that Interim Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer, James (“Jim”) O’Leary, has assumed the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. O’Leary will continue to serve as a member of the WireCo Board of Directors, as its Chairman, and his appointment concludes the Board’s search for a permanent leader.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas – WireCo WorldGroup (“WireCo”) confirmed today the previously announced majority investment has been completed from an affiliate of Onex Corporation, one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Funds managed by Paine & Partners, LLC will retain a minority interest alongside WireCo management.
WireCo WorldGroup marked the first year in their Prairie Village, Kansas location with a weeklong celebration which included community outreach. Employees filled 200 backpacks with school supplies giving 150 to Satchel Paige Elementary in KCMO and 50 to the Noyes Home in St. Joseph, Mo.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas – June 27th, 2016 – WireCo WorldGroup (“WireCo”) today announced that an affiliate of Onex Corporation (TSX: OCX) (“Onex”) is making an equity investment for a majority interest in WireCo. Funds managed by Paine & Partners, LLC (“Paine & Partners”), which acquired WireCo in 2007, will maintain a significant minority stake.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas – WireCo WorldGroup (“WireCo”) announced today that it is selling its steel wire rope manufacturing facility in St. Joseph, Missouri to Hillyard Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of cleaning and hygiene products.
Prairie Village, Ks. USA - WireCo WorldGroup was recently selected as the January 2016 Supplier of the Month by Smeal Fire Apparatus.