Laird Technologies to Attend 2012 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit Trade Show

Company to Display Mining Products Designed for Safety and Productivity

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St. Louis, Missouri, USA – February 2, 2012 – 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 the 2012 Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Annual Meeting & Exhibit trade show. The event will be held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Washington, February 19 –22, 2012. Laird Technologies will be located at booth #2453.

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. This advanced underground communication system allows people to talk to each other using standard radios and transports high speed data from any Ethernet and/or Wi-Fi-enabled device. A variety of remote systems and communication equipment will also be shown as well. These systems enable operators of all types of mining equipment to choose the most advantageous, convenient and safest position with the best vantage point from which to operate.

“The 2012 SME trade show brings together all fields of the mining industry into one location,” said Eric Brouillette, Vice President of Marketing & Sales – Mining, Wireless Automation and Control Solutions. “The show presents a venue in which Laird Technologies can demonstrate its extensive industry knowledge, expertise and wide range of products. These mining products are designed to increase safety and productivity in mines anywhere in the world.”

The 2012 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit trade show is an annual event for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. It features over 4,000 professionals and 450 companies exhibiting products and services associated with the mining industry.

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, stop by the Laird Technologies booth or logon to

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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 9,000 employees in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries.


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