May, 2016 – TTI, Inc., − a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now offers customers across Europe Smiths Connectors’ world-renowned high reliability, high performance product range following a distribution deal between the two companies. The new agreement builds on a successful partnership between Smiths Connectors and TTI France, formerly Mateleco.

The partnership will provide TTI the availability of high reliability connectors featuring Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology which delivers superior performance in demanding environments where performance and safety are critical.

Comments Ronald Velda, Supplier Marketing Director Europe - Connectors and Electromechanical, TTI, Inc.: “Smiths Connectors’ high reliability solutions are field-proven in many applications and will be especially interesting for our European customers in our key focus markets of industrial, defense & aerospace and mass transit. We are delighted to extend our distribution to cover the whole of Europe following a successful engagement in France.”

Giuseppe Lancella, Vice President of Global Sales Channel for Smiths Connectors added:” I’m very excited about our partnership with TTI. Their recognized expertise and broad market coverage will enhance our ability to serve our customer base successfully by providing a fast response to their application needs.“

Smiths Connectors integrates high performance contact technologies into a broad range of electrical connectors for signal, power, high speed, fibre optic, filter and RF applications that provide high reliability solutions to suit customers’ needs.

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TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical, discrete, power and sensor components. TTI’s philosophy is "Lead by Design", and the company differentiates itself by focusing on people, parts and process. TTI in Europe strives to be the distributor of choice for customers and suppliers alike by introducing new product technologies and by stocking broad and deep inventory across its franchise base. TTI’s sophisticated inventory management system ensures the ability to service changes in demand due to fluctuating markets and supply chains. For more information about TTI, please visit

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