Laird Technologies Named as 2010 Top 100 M2M Companies

Selected for Fourth Consecutive Year as Influential M2M Solutions Provider


St. Louis, Missouri, USA – December 15, 2009 – "We are pleased to be named to the M2M 100 for a fourth consecutive year,” said Mike Coletta, Laird Technologies’ Director of Sales and Product Management, Telematics & Wireless M2M. “We remain dedicated to providing wireless modules, integrated devices and system-level expertise; which enables M2M providers to focus on the service side of the business and succeed.”

The M2M 100 is a directory of the most important and influential machine-to-machine technology providers as determined by the editors of M2M magazine and its editorial advisory board. It is designed to provide a snapshot of the market as it exists today and the companies with the greatest impact on its direction.

“The M2M 100 represents the leaders in a rapidly changing marketplace, especially as machine-to-machine extends its reach into B2B, and now B2C,” said Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director of M2M Magazine. “Right now, we are witnessing the evolution of this industry, and the 100 companies named are the face of the market today as well as what we see in the future.”

Companies are chosen for the M2M 100 based on a number of criteria, including strength and number of customer references, establishment in the market, growth potential, and active involvement in and support for the M2M community.

"While Laird supplies a wide variety of products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications, the company has shown it has a commitment to serving the M2M space. Through acquisitions and enhanced product lines, Laird is demonstrating a deeper commitment to providing wireless solutions," stated the editors of M2M Magazine.

Laird Technologies is active in the M2M market, offering the widest range of high-performance wireless modules utilizing Bluetooth™, ZigBee™, 802.11, and proprietary wireless technologies, as well as integrated antennas and electronic components. The company’s broad selection of M2M products provides solutions for the automotive, telematics, healthcare, ePOS, retail, finance, and security, as well as asset management markets.

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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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