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Northwire Names New President

OSCEOLA, WI - Northwire Inc., Technical Cable, has named Michael Conger the company’s new president. He replaces Mark Kravik, who was president and owner since 1984 and is transitioning to chairman of the board.

Prior to joining Northwire, Conger served in senior management roles in the railway and truck manufacturing industry.

‘‘We are delighted that Mike has joined Northwire and are confident he has the skills to continue Northwire’s industry leadership in service, speed, quality and product development into the future,’‘ says Kravik. ‘‘Mike’s experience as a leader in growth-oriented environments will allow him to position Northwire for continued success - even during this challenging economy.’‘

Conger holds a master’s of science degree in organizational leadership and quality as well as a bachelor’s of business administration and operations management from Marian University, Fond du Lac, WI. He is credentialed as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Institute project management professional, lean manufacturing management professional, American Society of Quality (ASQ) certified quality manager, American Welding Society (AWS) certified welding inspector and by the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Certified Level II Visual Testing (VT).

Northwire designs and manufactures technical and retractile cables for diverse applications such as: machine vision, industrial networking, alternative energy, medical and architectural lighting. Northwire has manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and New Mexico, USA, with sales offices in Jiangsu Province, China, and The Netherlands. Northwire is a member of the Robotics Industries Association, Automated Imaging Association, European Machine Vision Association, Japan Industrial Imaging Association, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, Fieldbus Foundation, Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Profibus Trade Organization and Measurement Control and Automation Association, among others.

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