Strategic acquisition advances TE’s capabilities in high-growth Internet of Things (IoT) markets
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July 19, 2022
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has acquired Linx Technologies, a leading RF components supplier in IoT markets. The deal, which closed on July 1, 2022, is another strategic acquisition that strengthens TE’s portfolio and capabilities for IoT.
The acquisition of Linx Technologies complements TE’s broad connectivity product offerings, particularly in antenna and RF connectors for IoT. The acquisition expands TE’s supply chain footprint as TE continues to expand its go-to-market capabilities in IoT markets. The closing of this deal follows another recently closed acquisition of Laird Connectivity’s external antenna business in 2021.
“I am excited to welcome the Linx Technologies team to TE,” said Sudhakar
Sabada, senior vice president and general manager of TE’s Data and Devices
business unit. “Combining TE’s wireless connectivity portfolio breadth, manufacturing scale and distribution with Linx Technologies’ market-leading RF portfolio and deep understanding of IoT customers’ behaviors, we can significantly enhance the value we bring to our customers. This acquisition is a critical milestone in our strategic vision to expand in the high-growth Edge Access and IoT markets.”
ABOUT LINX TECHNOLOGIES
Linx Technologies strives to Make Every Engineer a Hero in Record Time™ by minimizing the risk, delays, and technical challenges for design engineers to make products wireless and connect them to the Internet of Things (IoT). Linx manufactures wireless components including antennas, RF connectors and cables, RF modules, and remote controls. Linx relentlessly focuses on customer success. Every aspect of the Linx Technologies business, from products, documentation, support, and design experience, is specifically crafted to achieve Wireless Made Simple®.
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).