Lisbon company thrives on leading edge of technology

August 21, 2017

Editor’s Note:The following story on New England Wire Technologies was published on August 20, 2017, in the Union Leader. NHADEC is proud of its members who are all charting the way forward into the 21st century.

Lisbon company thrives on leading edge of technology


Union Leader Correspondent

August 20. 2017 11:16PM

The headquarters of New England Wire Technologies in Lisbon, shown here on Aug. 16, merge the present with the past as the modern entryway leads into the original plant built in 1898. (JOHN KOZIOL/UNION LEADER CORRESPONDENT)

LISBON — From the ocean to the moon and from the minutely small to the monstrously large, New England Wire Technologies continues to quietly put its imprint on many facets of life.

New England Electrical Works Inc. was founded to make magnet wire for the telephone industry in 1898. That year the company became the first commercial manufacturer in the U.S. of Litz wire, which is used in high-frequency inductors and transformers, inverters, communication equipment, ultrasonic equipment, sonar equipment, television and radio equipment and induction-heating equipment.

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