CEO Ira Glazer stated, “As our manufacturing flexibility, geographic scope and market reach have expanded over the past few years, we determined that our corporate name needed to better reflect the essence of our business. WireCo WorldGroup represents our heritage while highlighting our corporate strength – global availability.”

The company employs approximately 1,800 people worldwide. WireCo WorldGroup headquarters is moving to Kansas City, Missouri on October 29, 2007. The company operates manufacturing plants, distribution facilities and research and development centers in the US, Canada, Germany and Mexico with a new plant nearing completion in China.

In February 2007, equity capital investor Fox Paine III acquired WireCo WorldGroup.