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TTI Delivers Full M8/M12 Connector System from TE Connectivity for Industrial Automation


Provides future proof interface to 10Gb/s

Munich, Germany, June 2014 – TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components now offers TE Connectivity’s (TE) complete M8/M12 connector system for machine industrial automation and control applications.

TE’s M8/M12 system includes an extensive portfolio of connectivity solutions including a full range of PCB headers, cable assemblies and I/O boxes, and provides users with a future-proof interface that supports higher bandwidth needs. The system meets industrial automation speed requirements of up to 10Gb/s and ensures reliable communication in harsh industrial environments.

Norbert Piefer, TTI’s marketing director of Industrial in Europe explained: “In addition to TE’s connectors, which are the preferred choice for industrial users, we now offer all the accessories and system-level components such as M8/M12 distribution boxes as part of our new strategic industrial relationship with TE. This system enables installers to bundle 4, 6, 8 or 12 connector pairs into one neat, convenient I/O package.”

Eric Leijtens, global product management leader, TE Connectivity said: “We are delighted that TTI now offers our complete, easy-to-install M8/M12 connector system. This gives design engineers better access to reliable and complete solutions to decrease downtime in various industrial environments. Moreover, we are confident that TTI will provide the highest level of local technical support, helping to meet TE’s commitment to delivering an extraordinary customer experience.”  

Typical applications for the M8/M12 system include sensors to detect movement, proximity, level, and motion, as well as actuators to control motors, valves, solenoids and lighting.

About TTI, Inc.

TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. TTI’s philosophy is “Lead by Design,” and the company differentiates itself by focusing on people, parts and process. TTI in Europe strives to be the distributor of choice for customers and suppliers alike by introducing new product technologies and by stocking broad and deep inventory across its franchise base. TTI’s sophisticated inventory management system ensures the ability to service changes in demand due to fluctuating markets and supply chains. For more information about TTI, please visit


TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries, including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in more than 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit:

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