Our Services

The Mid-South Promise

We handle your business like it’s our own.  That means excellent, efficient service — every time.  Beyond producing and selling our products, Mid-South Wire offers a number of specialty services to our industry.  

Our Services

Clean and Coat

We offer steel rod cleaning and coating services. The surface quality of steel leaving our processing is superior to mechanical descaling and more desirable than other types of chemical cleaning. Our services include cleaning coils, lime coating, and re-compacting/banding steel rod coils weighing up to 5,000 lbs.

Vendor-Managed Inventory

To better serve our customers, we offer vendor-managed inventory services. From onsite consigned inventory to ordering process support, Mid-South Wire offers a number of raw material management options. Benefits from this service include on-hand inventory reductions, automatic reordering, and summary billing options.

Transloading and Distribution

Mid-South Wire and MS Logistics are headquartered on the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tennessee. This strategic location allows us to access our state-of-the-art barge and rail terminals to provide unloading, storage, and shipment services. The material can be loaded directly on MS Logistics' trucks for prompt delivery to your facility.


One of Mid-South Wire's greatest strengths is our raw-material buying power. When you turn to Mid-South Wire for raw materials, you benefit from our market advantages and avoid the timing challenges faced with the rolling mill’s schedule. Our leverage and experience minimize pricing volatility, eliminate obsolescence, and prevent shortages or stockouts.

MSW Engineering

As a part of our commitment to building lasting partnerships with our customers, Mid-South Wire offers more than just quality products — we offer solutions. Our engineering team has more than 20 years of combined industrial experience. We can often assist you with your process, mechanical, chemical, or electrical engineering issues.

Our Processes

Chemical Cleaning

Our chemical cleaning produces the best rod surface and is ideal for producing wire for industrial and plating applications. Through “pickling,” we use sulfuric acid to chemically clean (or “descale”) steel rods, which we’ve done since 1992. In 2007, our process was revamped by a licensed chemical engineer, cementing our place as an industry leader. Today, our company can clean up to 50 tons of steel per hour. We utilize the state-of-the-art acid management system for acid reclamation and to maintain optimal “pickling” conditions in our process.

Drawing and Re-Drawing

Mid-South Wire runs more than 30 wire drawing machines. Our machines are capable of high-speed drawing of carbon steel rod in sizes from .067" to .625", producing continuous wire coils of 1,000 to 4,000 pounds. Our machines include inverted bull-blocks, two-pass, three-pass, and other multiple-pass equipment.


Mid South Wire produces hot dipped galvanized wire by passing individual strands of bright, clean steel wire through a bath of molten zinc. The entire process involves de-reeling the wire, passing it through an in-line strand annealing process, acid cleaning, application of a pre-galvanizing flux, and then passing the wire through a bath of molten zinc to create a zinc-iron alloy on the surface of the wire. As the wire emerges from the zinc, it goes through a wiping station to remove any excess. It is then chilled in water, for brightness.