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About Us


When Herbert E. Kent founded Elkem, Inc. in 1969, his goal was to provide customers with a quality product and unparalleled customer service.

He succeeded.


Today, Elkem, Inc. is a privately owned and operated wire electroplating company that spans three generations. One of the many aspects that sets our company apart from the competition is our dedication to working one-on-one with customers to develop custom wire solutions.

With 50 years of unparalleled service, we work directly with our customers to ensure quality finished products for every specification. Our industry-leading capabilities enable us to offer a broad range of products to the aerospace, automotive, electronic, medical, industrial and commercial industries.

Our mission and motto has never wavered: “To be the best at what we do.”

As an industry leader in our field, we never offer our customers cookie-cutter solutions. Instead, we take the time to evaluate their requirements, develop a specification or drawing, and consistently deliver a product that not only meets, but exceeds their expectations.

We know that in order to provide customers with a superior quality service; experience, expertise, and knowledge are critical. With a team of professional and dedicated experts, we offer best-in-class wire products and solutions available in the market. For that reason, companies large and small trust what we do and how we do it, returning to us time after time.

We never place limits on what we are willing to do for our customers. Everyone at Elkem Inc. believes in continually adding value with custom solutions that boost the overall efficiency rates of every  product we produce. Our electroplated wires are currently found in a variety of sophisticated devices that consumers rely on daily, including medical devices, data communication cables, fuses, vehicle brake modules, military products and satellites.

Our state of the art plating technologies, cutting-edge equipment, and generations of experience set elkem, Inc., apart from the competition.

Headquartered in Cliffwood, New Jersey, we work with corporations around the globe to deliver our system-critical materials in a timely manner. All of the services that we provide are the result of years dedicated to extensive research and development of proprietary chemistry, as well as the adoption of cutting edge processes. By providing our customers with metallurgical expertise and proven techniques, we continue to build and maintain trusting, long-term relationships.

As our business segments continue to grow, we maintain focus on the quality of our products, customer service, and technical support that have been the foundation for our success. With a philosophy of maintaining integrity and value, our knowledgeable team will gladly assist with small to large customer requests, regardless of how simple or complex.

Our primary mission at Elkem is to create value for our customers through providing only the highest-quality products and services in the industry.  Our goal is to offer world-class wire products and services targeted specifically to our customers’ demands.

Interested in learning more about our capabilities? Our entire team is available to answer any questions you may have. From basic questions to complex inquiries, we’re here to help! For more information about us and the products and services that we offer, please call to speak with a company representative today.