Torpedo Specialty Wire Plating Capabilities are now a Summit Plating Advantage!

Torpedo Specialty Wire acquired by Summit.

Torpedo Specialty Wire has long been considered a leading global supplier of plated wire used in Lighting, Music, Electronics, and Communications. Launched in 1960, Torpedo Wire quickly grew to be respected for unmatched abilities in fabricating high-performing music wire, composite wires, conductors, and more. Recognizing the value of these unique service skills, Summit made the decision to acquire the capabilities, processes, and assets of the respected “Torpedo Wire” brand.

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Torpedo Wire’s Key Management bring added value to Summit.

To provide continuity with Torpedo’s plating performance, and ensure consistency during the transition, key management from Torpedo assumed a support role at Summit Plating.  We are pleased to welcome Torpedo’s leadership group to Summit:

Loren OtaPresident / CEO, Torpedo Specialty Wire

Hal McConnellExecutive Vice-President, Torpedo Specialty Wire

Andy KleinertPlant Manager (PA), Torpedo Specialty Wire

Torpedo Wire’s ISO 9001:2008 Certified Wire Manufacturing capabilities seamlessly transitioned to Summit.

Our acquisition of Torpedo Wire was carefully engineered to ensure proprietary service capabilities were smoothly transitioned, and product integrity 100% maintained. The results have been uncompromised service for existing Torpedo customers, and an expansion of our service offerings for our existing and new clients.

Summit’s acquisition of Torpedo has expanded its plating capabilities to include manufacturing and processing base material used to produce its plating requirements. These new capabilities for Cu and Steel alloy base material processing include pre-plated rod breakdown, wire drawing, and annealing to exacting physical property and performance standards. Summit has expanded its industry footprint into the following industry applications:

  • Electronic leads
  • Lighting Leads
  • Terminal Leads
  • Music String Wrap Wire
  • Utility and Ground Leads
  • System Capacitors & Resistors
  • Batteries

Torpedo Specialty Wire and Summit Plating: a “Combined Commitment.”

Like Summit Plating, Torpedo Wire was founded on a Quality Commitment statement. We believe combining those statements summarizes the service value we continue to offer new and loyal clients::

“Delight all customers by meeting or exceeding their quality expectations and requirements through no less than 100% specification-conforming consistency.”


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