With three manufacturing facilities located in Northeast Wisconsin, Luvata Appleton manufacturers a wide array of copper alloy wire products and offers over 60 alloys including:
- Phosphorous bronzes
- Silicon bronzes
- Tin brasses
- Cupro nickels
- High copper alloys
- Nickel silvers
As a leading fully-integrated manufacturer of copper-alloy wire, our technical capabilities provide customers with solutions that improve their performance. We are recognized as a leader in quality and innovation and are the supplier of choice for the most demanding wire applications such as:
- Alkaline batteries
- Solar photovoltaics
- Furnace brazing
- Copper infiltration
- Cold heading
Offering a lighter-weight aquaculture friendly alloy that supports sustainable, humane fish farm practices.
Battery Nail Wire
Offering a full range of alloys and diameters used in the manufacture of alkaline batteries.
Garment Fastener Wire
The most durable and reliable garment fastener wire in colors that are aesthetically appealing.
Simple wire forms offering significant benefits over powder metal (PM) copper infiltrants.
1964 - Opens as Valleycast near downtown Appleton with 16 production employees
1968 – Company merges with Albany International Corporation
1980 - Company becomes 'Cast Wire Division' of Albany International, expanding 50% during the recession
1983 - Acquired by Charthouse Group with focus on "quality & service"
1985 – Acquired by Outokumpu Copper
1990 – Expands with second plant built in Kimberly
2006 – Acquired by Luvata
2010 – Expands with third plant in Kimberly
2017 – Acquired by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (founded 1871)
What might a work day look like at Luvata Appleton? We invite you to take a peek:
Luvata Appleton offers different production shifts:
- Two and three shift weekly rotations
- Monday through Friday with overtime on Saturdays
- Similar to a 'southern swing'
- Two weekends off per month
- 'Long weekend' every four weeks, five days off
- Time and a half: Monday-Friday over 8 hours worked & Saturdays
- Double time: Sundays
If you are interested in applying for a position with Luvata Appleton, email a copy of your resume or completed application to our recruiter at:
To mail an application or resume please send to:
+1 920 738 8119
+1 920 738 8106