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Tough wire, for the toughest conditions: Meet Jim Knott Sr. and Riverdale Mills

NORTHBRIDGE, MA – In New England, where Fish Farming News is based, Riverdale Mills is known first and foremost as the leading supplier of PVCcoated wire used to build lobster traps for the commercial fishing industry. It is a key component of the company’s business.

Founded in 1979 by James M. Knott Sr., who continues to serve today as chief executive officer (CEO), president, treasurer, and 75% owner of the business, Riverdale has in recent years also become a key supplier of wire for a range of aquaculture applications.

Fish farmers may have seen the Riverdale product being used in the field, talked with a company representative at an aquaculture trade show, or seen the Riverdale ads in this publication.


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