Laird Performance Materials, a portfolio company of privately held Advent International, and TTI, Inc., the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, have reached an agreement whereby TTI will promote and sell Laird’s full fine of engineered products throughout North America.
Most of the leading names in electronics are served by Laird, a global manufacturer of innovative thermal interface materials, electromagnetic interference shielding materials or magnetic ceramic solutions, RF/microwave absorbers, precision and structural metals, and integrated solutions. Laird engineers work closely with customer design engineering teams in rapid prototyping of new products and performance simulation analyses.
TTI’s extensive product line and supply chain solutions have made the company the distributor of choice for industrial, military, aerospace and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. Its line includes resistors, capacitors, connectors, discretes, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic and circuit protection components, wire and cable, wire management, identification products, application tools, and electromechanical devices.
“TTI enjoys a prominent and growing market position throughout North America and this agreement aligns two powerhouse companies whose capabilities will greatly aid TTI’s customers as they emerge from challenges spawned by the global coronavirus pandemic,” says Jeff Ray, Vice President Corporate Product Management & Supplier Marketing, TTI Inc.
“Laird’s strategic manufacturing footprint, skilled engineering teams and supply chain fulfillment strengths integrate well with TTI’s sales capabilities and our own engineering, logistics and supply chain expertise.”
Kurt Devlin, Director of Channel Management for Laird Performance Materials, adds: “TTI fulfills the complete passive solution match for our cusotmers because of its strong solution set. It exhibits the type of distribution know-how we seek along with the level of selling skills we require to expand our brand preference. We anticipate a quick ramp up which will greatly benefit TTI customers as well as further serve Laird goals throughout North America.”
Among others, Laird brands to be offered by TTI will include: Laird™ Steward™ EMI noise filtering and power magnetic solutions (full line), Coolzorb 5G hybrid thermal/EMI absorbers, Eccosorb®, Eccostock®, EZ PEEL™, FlexK-LoK 5G, Kzorb, Q-Zorb®, ReCovr, Soft SMD Contacts, Softzorb, Tflex™, Tgard™, Tpcm™, Tgon™, Tgrease™, Tputty™, Tgard and Ultra-Soft™.
About Laird Performance Materials
Laird Performance Materials, a portfolio company of Advent International, enables high-performance electronics. We create advanced protection solutions for electronic components and systems. World-leading technology brands rely on us for improved protection, higher performance and reliability, custom structural designs and faster time-to-market. We solve design issues through innovative products such as electromagnetic interference (EMI) suppression or absorption materials, thermal interface materials, structural and precision metals, magnetic ceramic products and multifunctional solutions. This multifunctional product family involves integrated solutions and addresses multiple EMI, thermal and structural design issues simultaneously. Visit https://www.laird.com
About TTI Inc.
TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of electronic components. Founded in 1971, the emphasis on a broad and deep product portfolio, available-to-sell inventory and sophisticated supply chain programs has established TTI as a distributor of choice to manufacturers in the industrial, defense, aerospace, transportation, medical, and communications sectors worldwide. TTI and its wholly owned subsidiaries, the TTI Family of Companies, Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics and TTI Semiconductor Group employ over 7,000 people in more than 133 locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Globally the company maintains over 2 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space housing over 850,000 component part numbers. For more information about TTI, visit www.tti.com.