Oral History Information
Jim Ransom is the Chairman of the Board for United Wire Technology, which is located in Cleveland, New York. The company was established in 1938, during the Great Depression. United gained early success for creating kitchen scrubbing products, but soon ventured into several other industries providing a wide range of wire products. For their music wire products, United provides nickel plated copper; silver plated copper, brass and phosphor bronze, among others. Jim was on hand during the 2013 NAMM Show to receive the NAMM Milestone Award for United Wire’s 75th year in business.