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. Jim was instrumental during Rea’s acquisition and integration of Phelps Dodge manufacturing in 2006, which doubled the size of the company.
We would like to thank Jim for helping build Rea Magnet Wire into the company it is today and wish him all the best in retirement.