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Luvata announces $37M expansion of Wisconsin facility

Luvata announces $37M expansion of Wisconsin facility(8 March 2021). Luvata in Appleton, Wisconsin announces plans for a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its existing mill on Carter Court in the Kimberly Industrial complex.  This new manufacturing space will include the latest technology and automation for the production of copper-alloy wire and rod for a total investment of approximately $37 MUSD. 

The company continues to see rapid growth across several key markets, with customers depending on Luvata for high-quality copper-alloy products and solutions.  Luvata Appleton produces copper-alloy wire and rod that primarily serve the automotive, alkaline battery, defense, aquaculture and cold-heading markets. 

“This investment is testament to the many talented and hard-working people we have on our team,” indicates John Stevens, President of Luvata Appleton LLC. “It also reflects our commitment to meet the growing needs of our customers.” Luvata Appleton anticipates adding 30-35 employees due to the expansion. 

Luvata has three manufacturing locations in the Appleton and Kimberly area.  The original mill on Carter Court was constructed in 1990, with additional capacity added in 1994. Construction of the latest 70,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to begin early Q2 2021 with production starting in Q2 2022. 

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