Laird Technologies Achieves Significant Milestone in Handset Industry

Company Accomplishes Shipping 50 Million Handset Antennas and 100 Million Handset Metals Products from Indian Facility


IMAGE : Sri-Talpallikar.jpgSt. Louis, Missouri, USA – September 17, 2009 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, today announced it accomplished the significant milestone of shipping 50 million antennas and 100 million metals products from their Indian facility, including board-level shielding and combination products, to its customers in India's handset market.

Laird Technologies’ manufacturing facility, located in Chennai, made the first shipment for handset antennas in February 2008 and made the first shipment for handset metals in August 2008.

“With established operations in India, Laird Technologies has a proven track record in the handset market,” said Sri Talpallikar, Managing Director-India. “Our capacities and capabilities in India will help handset markets specifically and the electronics/telecom market in general.”

Laird Technologies continues its effort of supporting the handset market by providing the highest value and efficiency in the supply chain, and by meeting and exceeding response time to market and demand.

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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 wireless antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules 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, and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.


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