Dorstener Wire Drawing Opens New U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in York, PA
YORK, PA—June 17, 2014—Dorstener Wire Drawing is pleased to announce the opening of its new U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility located in York, PA. Dorstener Wire Drawing, founded in 2013, is a member of the Dorstener Group of Companies. Operations in York, PA, started in January 2014 and will be in full production by October 2014.
Pat McGrenera, vice president, explains, “DWD’s new plant will incorporate Dorstener’s unique proven process for producing stitching wire and new state of the art equipment unlike any other in the world. Additionally, distribution of our manufactured products will be strategically positioned at multiple locations in North America as required logistically to efficiently serve our customers.”
“This investment in our U.S. wire drawing operation represents Dorstener’s commitment to better serve the North American market demands,” said Rudi Tushaus, president of the Dorstener Group. “Competitive pricing, in stock availability and being closer to our North American customers while maintaining our high quality standards is now reality.”
The York, PA, plant will manufacture POWERBIND wire in gauges from 18 to 28 and package them in all common spools sizes as well as the high capacity EASYDRUM system. In addition, DWD will offer the BINDSERVICE product line which includes wire lubricants, handling and despooling equipment.
Mark Hurt, operations manager for DWD said, “After many years in the wire manufacturing industry, it is exciting to be a part of DWD’s U.S. operations. Our new plant can now provide American-made high quality stitching and stapling wire to the graphic arts marketplace. Furthermore, it is very satisfying to be part of a company that is providing jobs and contributing to the economy right here in the USA.”
Steve Kauffman, sales and product manager stated, “As a veteran sales representative to the graphic arts industry, I am aware of the needs of our customers for high quality, value priced, stitching wire that is available when they need it. Our customers are constantly striving for process improvement and lower cost in their operations. Dorstener’s high quality, performance proven products along with our new U.S. manufacturing facility perfectly position’s DWD to meet all these needs.”