From Humble Beginnings, creating a Bright Future
Encore Wire began its legacy in 1989, as a 68,000 square foot industrial warehouse building in McKinney, Texas. With support and dedication from our employees, our customers and our community, we have grown to approximately 3 million square feet under roof and stretch across 450 acres. Today, Encore Wire is a leading manufacturer of copper and aluminum residential, commercial and industrial building wire.
Founded in McKinney, TX in a 68,000 sq. ft. industrial warehouse
Initial Public Offering
Encore Wire expands its product line into commercial wire; adds Plant 2
Secondary Public Offering
Added Distribution Center
Added Copper Rod Mill
Added Plastic Mill
Encore Wire expands its product line again; adds Plant 3, Circuit Wire (THHN, MTW & Striping)
Encore Wire expands its recently added Distribution Center to 420,000 sq. ft. and adds 60 dock doors; adds railroad track/system
Encore Wire grows again; adds Plant 4, Armored Cable
Encore Wire adds Plant 5, Industrial Cable, to its campus
Encore TechLab is born! The LEED® Platinum Certified R&D Center is the first of its kind in North Texas
Encore Wire adds Plant 6 and introduces Aluminum building wire to its product line
Encore Wire expands its Aluminum plant by 225,000 sq. ft. for a total of 452,000 sq. ft.
Encore Wire expands its Armored Cable plant by 161,000 sq. ft. for a total of 321,000 sq.ft.
Encore Wire builds new Service Center at 720,000 sq. ft., almost double the size of the previous facility.
The previous Distribution Center is converted to Plant 7, a Commercial and Industrial plant at 490,000 sq. ft.
The state-of-the-art Employee Center opens, incorporating Encore Wire's on-site medical clinic, recruiting and training departments, as well as an employee gym.