Connecting Expertise

Welcome to IWMA – we’re here to support you and all your activities within the global wire industry.

With a mission to promote new technology, education and growth worldwide, we’re dedicated to giving our members access to the insights and expertise they need. We also provide a proactive platform for sharing technological advances and best practices through a comprehensive range of events, conferences and publicity opportunities.

Founded in 1970 as a non-profit association, IWMA is the world’s largest and most influential corporate association for the wire and cable industries.

We welcome member companies of all sizes, with all specialisms. Join our well-connected global network today!

Members Benefits

Take advantage of fantastic networking opportunities at regularly organised IWMA events.

Seek the business expertise you need and make new contacts by exploring our IWMA Directory.

Use our extensive media channels to promote your company news and see what others are up to.

Tap into available professional and financial support for individuals in education across the industry.

Access dedicated support to showcase your offer at some of the industry’s biggest international exhibitions.

Upcoming Events

Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre will again turn into the global information and communication hotspot for the key players in the wire and cable industries from 9th - 13th May 2022

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wire China had its debut in 2004 and is recognised as the largest trade fair for its industry in Asia.

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wire Southeast Asia 2022 is the region’s leading procurement and networking platform that connects you to key local and global manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers for the wire, cable, spring-making and fastener industries.

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50 Years of IWMA

1970 – 2020

 This year is a major milestone. It all started out very small just a handful of industry leaders, who had the vision to see that wire and cable was an under-represented sector of a growing industry. But today, we are a global organisation representing member companies worth billions of dollars that literally connect the modern world.