Founded in 1963

PWI, Inc., formerly known as Precision Winding, Inc., was founded in 1963 by Miklos (Miki) Lorik. Miki was a Hungarian immigrant who fled Hungary during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 along with his wife-then girlfriend-and her family to build a better life. Miki modified his wife’s sewing machine to begin his coil winding business,…

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1972 – PWI Pioneered Complete Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lighting Systems for Aircraft

PWI began to expand into the electronic manufacturing business and, in 1972, PWI pioneered Complete Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lighting Systems for aircraft. The custom-made lamps were manufactured in-house to meet the customers’ exact needs. While still maintaining the lamp manufacturing and coil winding business, PWI purchased the complete Tape Wound Bobbin Core product…

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2000 – Precision Winding, Inc. to PWI

In 2000, PWI changed its name from Precision Winding, Inc. to PWI, Inc. in an endeavor to better represent the company. Though it had started as a winding house, PWI had grown into numerous and diverse markets-such as Agricultural, Aircraft, Automotive, Medical, Military, Motorcycle, just to name a few. PWI manufactures customer-designed parts as well…

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2008 – PWI Added Aviation LED Lighting Systems to our Product Line

In 2008, PWI added aviation LED Lighting Systems to its product line and PWI strives to maintain state-of-the-art technology on this ever-evolving product line. PWI has even developed its own in-house Color Rendering Lab in order to achieve the truest color temperature for various settings. PWI proudly became a woman owned business in…

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2016 – PWI became AS9100 certified

In 2016, PWI became AS9100 certified, adding it to their list of national and international certifications.

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PWI, Inc. is located in Wichita, Kansas—the “Air Capital of the World”. Wichita is home to four of the major aircraft companies: Textron Aviation, Learjet/Bombardier, Spirit Aerosystems and Boeing—all of which are customers of PWI as well.

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Quality Policy

It is the policy of PWI, to provide our customers with products that meet or exceed their expectations.
PWI’s focus is to provide continual improvement and customer satisfaction through exceptional quality, design, manufacturing and customer service.
We will measure this by establishing and tracking quality goals and objectives.


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