Mount Joy Wire Ranked Sixth on Central Penn Business Journal Manufacturers’ Revenue List
Mount Joy Wire Corporation is ranked sixth on the list of manufacturers ranked by local revenues in the 2015 “Made in Central PA: Made Locally, Distributed Globally” supplement published by the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal.
CEO Tom Duff said Mount Joy Wire reported 2014 local and total revenues the same at $35.5 million for its manufacturing facility employing nearly 150 and established in 1991. Ranking ahead of the company are High Industries Inc., Fry Communications Inc., York Container Company, Greiner Industries Inc. and Ross Technology Corporation.
“Made in Central PA” reported that the top five manufacturing sectors in Central Pennsylvania (Lancaster, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon and York counties) are primary metals, machinery, fabricated metal products, forest and wood products, and electrical equipment, appliances and components.
There are a total of nearly 88,000 employees in nearly 2,000 manufacturing establishments in the five-county area. Lancaster County leads with 33,732 employees at 872 facilities.
Statewide, there are 13,710 manufacturing companies with more than a half million workers. Manufacturing accounts for 12 percent of the gross state product (GSP), which was $77.37 billion in 2013. The manufacturing sector employs nearly 10 percent of Pennsylvania’s workforce. Nearly $37 billion in manufactured goods were exported by the state in 2014.
Mount Joy Wire makes spring wire, oil tempered wire and specialty wire for the agricultural, aerospace, architectural, automotive, building products, construction, household goods, manufacturing, marine, medical, oil and gas, and recreational industries. Its flagship wire product, AmeriCoatTM, is known for its quality and resistance to material degradation. The company manufactures all wire products in the Mount Joy plant and ships to customers across the globe.