LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES HONORED BY GENERAL MOTORS AS A 2006 SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

Laird Technologies, a global leader of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, was presented the General Motors 2006 Supplier of the Year award for its overall business performance in providing GM with world-class parts and services. The 15th annual award – themed the “Best of t

 

Laird Technologies, a global leader of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, was presented the General Motors 2006 Supplier of the Year award for its overall business performance in providing GM with world-class parts and services. The 15th annual award – themed the “Best of the Best” – was given during ceremonies Saturday, March 31 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida.

“We are proud to honor Laird Technologies as one of the ‘Best of the Best’ GM suppliers in 2006,” said Bo Andersson, GM group vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “Laird Technologies achieved the award based on outstanding performance in 2006. We appreciate their energy, hard work and dedication to the success of GM.”

“Laird Technologies is honored to receive this award,” said Randy Andreen, director of strategic markets, OEM North America. “We consider GM one of our strategic partners, and are proud to be honored by and affiliated with such a reputable company.”

The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. This year, General Motors honored 89 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2006.

Laird Technologies, through its acquisition of RecepTec, has become a leading supplier of telematics products to vehicle manufacturers around the world. The telematics product portfolio consists of antennas and integrated reception systems designed to meet the multiple communications requirements for the modern driver.

These requirements facilitate entertainment capabilities for satellite radio, AM/FM radio and TV, as well as information gateways such as navigation assistance, asset tracking and concierge services and increasingly safety and security functions such as cell phone, GPS, tire pressure sensing, radar and anti-theft devices.

About Laird Technologies, Inc. 

Laird Technologies designs and supplies 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, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae 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 14,000 employees in more than 40 facilities located in 14 countries.

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