Rea Magnet Wire Executive Management Announcement

FORT WAYNE, IN. (October 27, 2017) – The Rea Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jerry Long has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and Ryan Kelly has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Rea Magnet Wire Company effective immediately. Jerry joined the company in July of 2013 […]

Rea Magnet Wire Honored for Milestone

INDIANAPOLIS (March 27, 2017) – Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb will honor 34 Indiana companies with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Award, recognizing each company for its longevity and service to its employees, community and the state. “Today, we honor Indiana businesses that have withstood the test of time, helping to drive Indiana’s […]

Rea Employees Serving Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, IN. (July 5, 2016)–Thank you, Rea employees, for donating over $2,400 to Just Neighbors IHN, a local Fort Wayne emergency homeless shelter for families.  The family center provides shelter, food, and safety to more than 300 guests annually.  It is with generous donations from grants, corporations, religious congregations, and individuals that Just Neighbors IHN […]

Thanks From Toronto

TORONTO, CANADA. (June 15, 2016)—The tallest freestanding structure in the Western hemisphere served as the backdrop for the 2016 EASA Convention held at Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Rea joined over 200 additional exhibitors and over 1,000 attendees serving the motor repair, distribution, coil winding and motor markets. We would like to thank all of the customers and suppliers, who took […]

Congratulations Rea Scholars

FORT WAYNE, IN.  (May 25, 2016)–Congratulations to the four finalists in the Rea Sons and Daughters Scholarship Program: Leon Novak, Matthew Rausch, Erin Rausch, and Alexander Steffen. The proud fathers and Rea employees of these scholars are Dennis Rausch (Matthew), John Rausch (Erin), Davor Novak (Leon), and Mitch Steffen (Alexander).  A banquet in honor of the finalists was […]

IEEE Show A Success

DALLAS, TX.  (May 6, 2016) – The 2016 IEEE show is in the books and what a tremendous show it was. Rea is proud to be one of the more than 875 exhibitors that made this year’s show a success. Highlights of the show include Rea’s updated booth display featuring the innovative new products developed […]

Putting Veterans First

Fort Wayne, IN. (May 6, 2016)—Rea Magnet Wire proudly supported and participated in the Veterans 1st Hiring Event on Friday, May 6 at the War Memorial Coliseum.  “It was encouraging to learn that unemployment among our veterans has been cut in half over the past several years thanks to employers who have made this a priority […]

Welcome, Pablo Leguina

Fort Wayne, IN. (May 3, 2016)—Rea Magnet Wire would like to welcome, Pablo Leguina to the organization. Pablo comes to Rea with more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President for Anixter’s Latin America operations. Anixter is a leading global distributor of communications and security products and electrical […]

Safety First

Fort Wayne, IN. (May 3, 2016)—Safety is an integral part of our business from our Board of Directors to every Rea employee. Our safety commitment extends to the products our valued customer use each day. We’re proud to offer newly updated Safety Data Sheets on the wire we manufacture. All Safety Data Sheets can be found at […]

Thank You, Jim

Fort Wayne, IN. (May 2, 2016)—Everyone at Rea Magnet Wire would like to thank Jim Barkey for his contributions to the company and congratulate him on his recent retirement. During his 17 year career at Rea, Jim held a variety of positions including plant management, division operations management, division president, corporate management, and business development. […]