We – Lacroix + Kress GmbH – are manufacturers of high-quality copper wire products in bare, tinned, silver-plated and nickel-plated surfaces. The product range also includes copper clad steel, copper clad aluminum and copper alloys. Overall, we look back on over 75 years of experience and are established as one of the world’s leading copper wire products companies. The semi-finished products are produced by 250 employees at our locations in Bramsche and Neunburg vorm Wald, and are used internationally in the cable, automotive, food and aircraft industries, as well as in medical technology and infrastructure.
In Bramsche, we produce wire rod in diameters ranging from 8.0 mm to 14.0 mm. The wires are made from oxygen-free copper, which is produced in our own dip-forming plant using the “DIP-FORMING PROCESS”. The wire drawing shop, which is also situated in Bramsche, produces single wires in diameters ranging from 0.05 to 7.0 mm (AWG 44-2).
Our product range at the Neunburg vorm Wald plant includes multi-wires, braiding wires and conductors in a bunched, concentric, unilay or rope structure. Wire diameters from 0.050 mm to 0.900 mm (AWG 44-19) are produced. The possible conductor cross-section is 0.01 mm² to 35 mm².
Modern manufacturing processes and competent employees with decades of experience ensure your customer satisfaction. With flexibility and in-depth know-how, we offer our customers individually tailored solutions with the highest product and delivery quality. With the use of our effective and certified management systems for quality, occupational safety, environment and energy, we meet the high standards of the industrial sectors. Our processes are shaped by the close and fair cooperation with our customers, suppliers and employees.
Founding of the private company Lacroix und Kress GmbH in Bramsche by Hermann Lacroix and Heinz Kress
Start of enamelled wire production
Start of production with our own drawn wires for sale
Foundation of dip-forming plant
Member of the Raytheon Group (USA)
Sale of Lacroix and Kress GmbH to Alcatel
Restructuring of the Bramsche plant and focus on enamelled wires
Merger of the company with Lackdraht Union Arolsen and Sulingen and PNE Neunburg under the name Lacroix & Kress GmbH
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