September 19, 2016

Source: TE Connectivity

Employees Around the World Recognize a History of Innovation

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, celebrates "75 Years of Leading Connectivity" this month, marking a heritage of innovation and influence that has shaped the evolution of electronics and information and communication technology. TE's history of innovation puts it at the center of the modern human experience, enabling advancements in safety, energy efficiency, transportation, industrial applications and medical care. Employees at TE facilities around the world are holding special heritage celebrations between September 19 and September 30.

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"We're using the occasion of the 75th anniversary of AMP, founded in September 1941, to recognize our collective history of innovation, ingenuity and influence," said TE's Chairman and CEO Tom Lynch. "That history includes contributions from all the teams and companies that comprise TE Connectivity today."

TE's innovators, from countries around the world, have brought forth more than 13,000 patents globally, co-creating with inventors, makers and problem-solvers worldwide to design connectivity solutions that ensure reliability of power, data and signal from the smallest of spaces through the harshest of environments. Through the years, TE has been built on a legacy of innovation and engineering expertise, and brand names customers know and trust such as AMP, Raychem, DEUTSCH, Creganna Medical, AdvancedCath, SEACON, Measurement Specialties, Jaquet Technology Group, Xiamen Delixing and more.

TE has always been at the forefront of innovation—inventing the sensors and connectors that advance how people live, move, make things and communicate. Together with our customers we're redefining what's possible using safe, intelligent and efficient TE connectors and sensors—with proven reliability in the harshest environments. The company has helped make intelligent industrial robots, non-invasive heart surgeries, smartwatches and smart cars real today, and is helping to put commercial space travel, sensate prosthetics and artificial intelligence just on the horizon.

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –

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