June 2013 – TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has significantly increased both the scale and scope of its European connector assembly service.
First opened in 2011 to service the European defence and hi-rel markets, the facility – based at TTI’s European Distribution Centre in Gernlinden, near Munich, Germany – has more than doubled in size and can now produce seven different connector styles and their many variants, with new ranges planned for later this year.
At the 500m² site, TTI now has 22 dedicated workstations and shelving for 4000 component parts. The stocking of piece parts is crucial in order for TTI to offer a fast turn-around service covering all shells, sizes and layouts. TTI continues to prove its specialist capabilities by expanding its product offering. TTI can now assemble VG95234/GCB Series connectors from Amphenol and Souriau’s EN3645 8D devices in addition to: D38999 Series I, LJT (Amphenol), HE 308 (Amphenol) and 8LT (Souriau); D38999 series III, TV (Amphenol) and 8D (Souriau); MS26482 Series 1, PT (Amphenol), 451 (Amphenol) and HE 301 (Amphenol); VG96912, SJT (Amphenol); and VG95328/PT (Amphenol). A full range of plating options - Olive Drab, Cadmium / Electroless Nickel Plating, Black Zinc Nickel – is available, and users can choose either composite or metal shells with signal, power and coax contacts and a range of termination methods.
Comments Thilo Pelosato, Director Marketing, Europe - Military, Aerospace and Space TTI, Inc.: “It is crucial to offer high quality, flexible and fast service to meet the demanding needs of European defence, aerospace and space customers. Therefore, at our QPL-approved facility, we always hold stock of piece parts so we can react very quickly and do not require minimum order quantities..”
He adds: “A further benefit of our services at TTI is that we offer a full range of complementary products - adapters/backshells, moulded parts, adhesives, marker sleeves, tubes, wire and cable and various circuit protection elements, so customers can find everything they need from one source. Our microsite, www.ttieurope.com/38999, details our capabilities and product offering as well as a comprehensive part number search engine to help customers find the parts they need.”