March 02, 2009

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. today announced that it has received a 2008 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Tyco Electronics maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2007, to Sept. 30, 2008.

This year, Boeing recognized 411 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Tyco Electronics is among 325 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

"We are absolutely delighted to receive this high level of recognition from Boeing," said Kevin Rock, president of Tyco Electronics' Aerospace, Defense & Marine Business Unit. "Earning this award clearly demonstrates our commitment to their programs and highlights the excellent working relationship that exists between our two companies."

Tyco Electronics supplies interconnection products and other electronic components to Boeing for various aircraft programs.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems and wireless systems, with 2008 sales of $14.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With nearly 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at

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SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

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