Laird Technologies to Attend GEAPS Exchange 2013

Company to Showcase Quick Connect System for Locomotives

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 St. Louis, Missouri, USA – February 7, 2013– 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 attend GEAPS Exchange 2013. The event will take place at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky, February 23-26, 2013. Laird Technologies will exhibit at booth #710.   

Laird Technologies will showcase its QC RCL system for locomotives. The QC (Quick Connect) system is portable and can be moved from locomotive to locomotive quickly. It also features talkback, allowing for data to be sent from the locomotive to the operator’s handheld unit. As with all Laird Technologies Wireless Automation and Control Solutions (WACS), the QC system provides safety, increases productivity while also offering reliability. As part of the Laird Wireless Systems (LWS) division, the WACS group focuses on delivering solutions for full wireless systems capability.  

“Our industry-leading remote control systems are ideal for use in the grain industry,” said Dan Mihalcak, Laird Technologies Vice President – Industrial. “We focus on providing solutions that increase efficiency, safety and productivity. GEAPS Exchange 2013 allows us to showcase these capabilities while also networking with current and future customers.” 

This year’s GEAPS Exchange is the 84th annual technical conference and exposition for the Grain Elevator and Processing Society. The Expo hall will feature a record-breaking number of companies showcasing products, equipment and services designed specifically for the grain industry. The program will also feature workshops, educational sessions and networking opportunities.  

Laird Technologies’ Wireless Automation and Control Solutions have helped prevent serious injury while increasing efficiency and productivity by allowing the operator to move to a safer, more efficient location. With more than 65 years of experience in radio frequency products, Laird Technologies is the largest global manufacturer of industrial radio remote controls.  Applications include locomotives, railcar movers, over-head cranes, and a variety of material handling, mobile and agricultural equipment. 

Contact Information
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Canada: +1-514-908-1659 
Brazil: +55-19-3243-7803 
Europe: +44-1-932-247511 
South-Africa: +27-11-425-1123  
Asia: +86-21-2308-1128 

Translated versions of this press release are available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and German languages. 

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna 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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