Encore Wire Presenting at Southwest IDEAS Conference

  Encore Wire Presenting at Southwest IDEAS Conference

Business Wire

MCKINNEY, Texas -- November 08, 2012

Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: WIRE) announced today that
Frank J. Bilban, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, will present at
the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Thursday, November 15, 2012. The
conference is being held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria in
Dallas, Texas. Encore Wire’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:55 a.m.
CST (11:55 a.m. EST). A live and archived webcast of the presentation may be
accessed at the conference website, www.SWIDEAS.com.

Daniel L. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Encore Wire
Corporation, said, “We are pleased to be presenting at the Southwest IDEAS
Investor Conference at the Sheraton Hotel by the Galleria in Dallas, Texas.
The conference continues to draw institutional investors from across the
country. The presentation will be webcast live or replay for those who are
unable to attend in person. The webcast may be accessed using the following
link http://wsw.com/webcast/threepa9/wire/, or under the investor relations
section of the company's website, www.encorewire.com.”

The mission of the IDEAS Conferences is to provide independent regional venues
for quality companies to present their investment merits to an influential
audience of investment professionals. Unlike traditional bank-sponsored
events, IDEAS Investor Conferences are sponsored directly by money management
firms for the benefit of regional investment communities. Conference sponsors
collectively have more than $100 Billion in assets under management and
include: Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Straus, Keeley Asset Management, Hodges
Capital Management, Luther King Capital Management, Allianz Global Investors:
NFJ Investment Group, RENN Capital, Great Lakes Advisors, Ironwood Investment
Management, and Perritt Capital Management. The IDEAS Investor Conferences are
held annually in Boston, Chicago and Dallas and are produced by Three Part
Advisors, LLC. Additional information about the events can be located at
www.IDEASconferences.com

Encore Wire Corporation manufactures a broad range of copper electrical
building wire for interior wiring in commercial and industrial buildings,
homes, apartments, and manufactured housing.

The matters discussed in this news release, other than the historical
financial information, including statements about the copper pricing
environment, profitability and shareholder value, may include forward-looking
statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including payment of future
dividends, future purchases of stock, fluctuations in the price of copper and
other raw materials, the impact of competitive pricing and other risks
detailed from time to time in the Company’s reports filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. Actual results may vary materially from those
anticipated.

Contact:

Encore Wire Corporation
Frank J. Bilban, 972-562-9473
Vice President & CFO