TT Electronics-IMS Expands Cable Harness and Interconnect Offerings by Consolidation of Operations and Technologies from New Chapel Electronics Ltd.

TT Electronics announces that New Chapel Electronics Ltd., provider of high technology interconnect and cable harnesses for the Aerospace and Defence industry will be merged into the IMS Division.

Rogerstone, U.K., 23 May 2013 - Global provider of low volume, high mix electronics manufacturing services for the aerospace and defence markets, TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services (TT Electronics-IMS) is expanding its cable harness capabilities. The company announced today that New Chapel Electronics Ltd., provider of high technology interconnect and cable harnesses for the aerospace and defence industry is now part of its Integrated Manufacturing Services business in Europe.

New Chapel Electronics, part of TT Electronics plc is located in Fairford, England and has become one of the U.K.'s premier suppliers of innovative cable harnessing solutions, customized backshells, and lightweight high performance composite tubing for harsh environment interconnects within the aerospace and defence markets. "By integrating New Chapel's harnessing operations into the IMS division, we expand our cable and harness capabilities, complementing our extensive suite of solutions on a truly global basis," said John Molloy, Divisional Chief Executive for TT Electronics-IMS. 

With expected completion during the second quarter of 2013, this transfer of business operations and technology will increase the value offering for new and existing customers of both businesses. Existing harness customers will benefit from a business that is exclusively focused on providing highly engineered solutions in strategically parallel market segments. Similarly, current TT Electronics-IMS customers can expect greater cable and harness offerings including more specialised technologies and faster service and turnaround.

"We are excited by this opportunity to expand our service offerings, reflecting our ongoing commitment to deliver high quality, innovative products and complete turn-key solutions," said Gary Allen, European Managing Director for TT Electronics-IMS. "As we move forward and combine these complimentary capabilities, TT Electronics-IMS remains focused on investing in our customer's long-term success and establishing strong, long-lasting partnerships."

About TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services

TT Electronics Integrated Manufacturing Services(TT electronics-IMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of TT electronics plc, specialises in low volume, high mix electronics contract manufacturing for the aerospace, defence, industrial, medical and rail industries. With manufacturing locations in North America, Europe and Asia, TT Electronics-IMS provides high complexity electronic and electromechanical assemblies for regional and global manufacturing companies. With a reputation for quality, engineering, testing and integration, TT Electronics-IMS provides every customer with personalised business solutions and global buying power. For more information, visit www.ttelectronics-ims.com.

About TT Electronics plc

TT Electronics plc is a focused, global electronics group supplying leading manufacturers in the defence, aerospace, medical, transportation and industrial markets. The Group consists of three divisions: Sensing & Control, Components and Integrated Manufacturing Services each delivering technology, products and services to customers in target markets worldwide. TT electronics plc operates from headquarters based in Weybridge, Surrey, with more than 20 global manufacturing locations and more than 5,000 employees worldwide.

Media Contacts:

Paula Stoneman, TT Electronics-IMS, Perry, Ohio, USA

00 1 440 358 5278 or paula.stoneman@ttelectronics-ims.com

Gary Sinfield, TT Electronics-IMS, Rogerstone, South Wales

+44 (0) 1633 892345 or gary.sinfield@ttelectronics-ims.com

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