in 1969 by Wes Berry and Dorsey Wire, DD Wire Company is
a family owned and operated
metal fabricator. Dorsey Wire grew up during the "Golden
Age of the Automobile" and he dreamed of someday building
them. Early in his career, Wire worked for Frank Kurtis,
famed Indy car builder. After many years of work in automotive
production, he moved on to McDonald Douglas Aircraft furthering
his experience in design and fabrication as a layout specialist.
In 1969, Wire asked his son-in-law, Wes Berry, to join
him in establishing DD Wire Company. Berry's background
was in artistic layouts and ad designs, working in the
corporate advertising and design world for such notable
companies as Sears, Hass Zimmerman Advertising, and Pacific
Miniatures. Berry also worked artistically with various
metals, producing metal sculptures. These skills transitioned
well into the fabrication of diverse and unique part designs.
company has continued its family-centered tradition with
the recent addition of David Berry, Wes's son. A Business
graduate of Azusa Pacific University, David Berry's efforts
are focused on sales, finance, and integrating the company's
quoting and job processing systems.
Howe has been with the company since 1991. Howe, a Pepperdine
School of Business
MBA, plays an integral
in day-to-day operations and is focused on the company's
strategic planning and overall business strategy. Howe
planned and completed the company's aggressive laser
department addition as well as the newly constructed
building. Further, Howe has been instrumental in establishing
an outside sales/marketing component, as well as significantly
increasing overall sales during his tenure.
employing over 40 individuals, DD Wire occupies two facilities
with over 35,000 square feet under roof.
Moving into the new millennium, the Company's multi-generational
team is committed to excellence as they look forward
to proactively addressing the needs of their customers.
here, D.D. Wire Company recognizes the many years of experience
of their crew and
team. Pictured bottom left are Sylvia Hurtado (office
manager), Louise Smith (receptionist), Norm Schipske
Krause (stamping office), and Eloy Espinoza (shop foreman).