External Partnerships

Southwire’s external partnerships are vital to helping the organization build relationships with other companies that have similar goals and missions related to diversity, equity and inclusion. This helps Southwire as a company and allows its employees more opportunities to develop and get involved with the communities that they live and work.

2021 Partnership Highlights

Partnership Spotlights

Women in Production

“Southwire has signaled its commitment to the success and growth of women, not only at Southwire but throughout the manufacturing industry, with its corporate membership through WiM, participation on our association and education foundation boards of directors, involvement in WiM’s DE&I task force, and more. WiM is thrilled to have Southwire as an active partner as we work to support, promote and inspire women who have chosen careers in this industry.” - Allison Grealis, Women in Production President and Founder

Wounded Warrior Project ®

“We are honored to welcome Southwire as a corporate partner and appreciate the company for sharing our passion for honoring injured veterans and their families. Southwire is directly supporting programs and services that give warriors access to independence, mental and physical health, career counseling, peer support and connections to other veterans, and family support – free of charge.” - WWP Vice President of Resource Development Brea Kratzert Todd.

Wounded Warrior Project Partnership Spotlight


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion News

Southwire Employees Participate in Annual Summer Enrichment Series

September 13, 2022

Throughout August, Southwire hosted its annual Summer Enrichment Series to provide employees with helpful tools, research, practical skills, virtual events and learning opportunities that focused on the company’s core values.

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Southwire Launches Phase Two of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Website

August 30, 2022

Southwire is pleased to announce the Phase Two launch of its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) website.

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Southwire Named as a Top 10 Enterprise-Wide ERG Recipient for the Diversity Impact Awards

August 17, 2022

Southwire is proud to announce that it has been named as a Top 10 Enterprise-Wide Employee Resource Group (ERG) recipient for the Diversity Impact Awards™.

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Southwire Celebrates Pride Month

July 06, 2022

In June, Southwire celebrated Pride Month, a time to acknowledge and recognize the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer \(LGBTQ+\) community and the impact that LGBTQ+ individuals have had on history - locally, nationally and internationally.

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Southwire Recognizes AAPI, Mental Health and Military Appreciation Month

June 08, 2022

In May, Southwire celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI), Mental Health Awareness and Military Appreciation months by providing the company with resources and opportunities to learn more about each topic.

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Southwire Graduates Eight Employees from Empowering Women in Production Program

May 23, 2022

Southwire is pleased to announce that it recently graduated eight employees from the Empowering Women in Production program’s pilot cohort in partnership with Women in Manufacturing (WiM).

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