Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, to Attend AIMEX 2011

Company to Exhibit Mining Products Designed for Safety and Productivity


St. Louis, Missouri, USA – August 23, 2011 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be attending Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2011. The event will be held at the Sydney Showground inside Sydney Olympic Park at Homebush in Sydney, Australia, September 6-9, 2011. Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, can be found at booth #3107.

With a focus on underground mining, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, will display products aimed at increasing safety and productivity, including its underground communication system (SIAMnet), mining remote systems, and industrial remote systems. These systems allow operators of all types of mining equipment to choose the most advantageous, most convenient, safest position with the best vantage point from which to operate. A presentation displaying the different mining systems that the company has available on the market will be shown at the booth, along with product demonstrations that attendees can interact with.

“AIMEX 2011 is one of the most important events for mining in Australia and the surrounding region, and allows Cattron to demonstrate how it leverages its extensive industry knowledge and diversity into the mining products it produces,” said Eric Brouillette, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Vice President of Marketing & Sales – Mining. “Cattron’s products incorporate reliable, high quality equipment backed by outstanding service and support. These products also provide increased safety and productivity in mines throughout the world.”

AIMEX is where more than 600 Australian and international suppliers of mining technology, equipment, and services come together with mining industry buyers and specifiers from throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Attendees are able to explore mutually beneficial business opportunities, exchange technical information, and network in an interactive business environment.

Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, has assembled the most comprehensive collection of radio remote control brands for material handling equipment, mobile equipment, and virtually any equipment where the operator can be moved to a safer, more efficient location. With 65 years of radio frequency (RF) and industrial wireless remote control experience, the company has approximately 7,000 customers with a total installed base of over 150,000 wireless remote control systems throughout the world. To learn more about remote control technology from technical experts in person, visit the Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, booth.

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About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, specialty metal products, signal integrity components, and antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and wireless remote controls and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 12,000 employees in more than 49 facilities located in 16 countries.


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