Paul Wagner joined his father's computer-cable manufacturing business, Minnesota Wire, in 1985. Two weeks later, he informed his dad that he was going to run the family business someday. Paul Wagner followed through on that Mr. Wagner greatly expanded the company's market exposure which now includes the medical, defense, industrial and commercial sectors; and he has provided strategic direction to evolve the business into a high technology development house primarily through federal research and development grants. The company has a greater than 80 percent capture rate on federal R&D grants (compared with a 10 percent national average) and won the prestigious Tibbetts Award in 2007 for excellence in Small Business Innovation Research.
Minnesota Wire has been engineering and manufacturing custom solutions for complex cable assemblies since 1968. They are a full-service development and manufacturing house for wire, cable, harness and interconnect assemblies, excelling at custom solutions. Minnesota Wire serves the medical, defense, military, industrial, commercial and aerospace markets. Learn more at mnwire.com.