TT electronics to Offer Services to Aerospace & Defense Industry

"Top Global EMS Provider" to exhibit services at AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2009 in Washington DC, August 11-13, 2009

Weybridge, United Kingdom August 3, 2009 - TT electronics, a leading provider of comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services announced today three divisions: TT electronics integrated manufacturing services, AB Interconnect, New Chapel Electronics Limited, will participate in this year's AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America Conference and Exposition in Anaheim, California, February 11 -13, 2009.

As the world's largest unmanned systems manufacturing event, AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2009 showcases some of the aerospace and defense industry's newest advances in technology, materials, components, electronics, machinery, systems and services.

TT electronics brings its unique blend of services to this year's conference. In March 2009, TT electronics integrated manufacturing services entered the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) demanding 21st century supply chain (SC21) program, achieving Bronze status -- qualifying the organization to manufacture safety critical flight systems for the aerospace industry, a key step in achieving the SC21 award.

In 2008, TT electronics announced the formation of its integrated manufacturing services division, uniting the strengths of five electronic manufacturing services businesses strategically located around the world to service its growing worldwide customer base. The move created the biggest UK owned global electronic manufacturing services (EMS) organization and the 25th biggest EMS operation in the world.

"AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2009 is world's largest unmanned systems manufacturing expo", said John Molloy, Divisional Director of TT electronics integrated manufacturing services in Perry, Ohio. "The show gives TT electronics the opportunity to introduce our new business plan to the medical manufacturing community."

About AB Interconnect Inc - Interconnection Systems for Aerospace and Defense

AB Interconnect Inc. is a USA based company which specializes in the design and manufacture of connectors, harnesses and interconnection systems for the Aerospace Defense and Traction(Railways) markets.

Operating from their 50,000 sq ft facility in Smithfield N.C. AB Interconnect has established itself as an important supplier to the US Armed forces for Land, Sea and Air applications and has their ITAR approval in place. The facility is also BS EN ISO 9001:2000 and Mil 790 approved.

Together with the other AB Interconnect team of companies (2 in the UK and 1 in Asia) AB Interconnect Inc can provide global support and supply.

The connector ranges manufactured include Mil 50105 types, Mil c 26482 series I, Mil 38999 series III, NATO Slave connectors, specialist corrosive resistant Marine connectors and Miniature Communications connectors. Wherever there is an environmentally challenging interconnection application AB Interconnect can provide a solution.

About New Chapel Electronics Ltd - Manufacturer of Interconnection Systems

New Chapel Electronics is a UK Based Company with Manufacturing, Design and Support structure for Harnesses and Systems specifically suited to all Hostile Environments. They design their electrical harnessing systems to include: EMC, EMI, HIRF TEMPEST requirements, over braiding of cable harnesses, assembly of wiring looms. Their prime served markets are Aerospace and Defense. Design and manufacture of specialist shielded backshells for all the D38999 ranges.

New Chapel Electronics facility base in Fairford, Gloucester, UK has the BS EN ISO 99001:2000, EN9100: 2003, AS9100:Rev B and works in accordance with IPC-A620.

One of the major specialist products for the AUVSI market is New Chapel's Ultra Lightweight Composite Tubing which has significant Ballistic Characteristics whilst only being 25% of the weight of Stainless Steel. This product is ideally suited to protect surface mounted cabling from debris impact.

About TT electronics - integrated manufacturing services

TT electronics integrated manufacturing services is an award-winning provider of comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services to global electronic and technology companies. With more than 1100 employees and six global manufacturing sites strategically located across the United Kingdom, North America and Asia, TT electronics-integrated manufacturing services provides comprehensive, customized solutions to companies in the medical, telecommunications, aerospace/defence, industrial/commercial and print sectors.

TT electronics-integrated manufacturing services is an internationally accredited company achieving numerous key quality standards including, AS9100 aerospace standard, IRIS rail standard, BS EN ISO 9000: 2000 Quality Systems Management, BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, BSI kite mark - IPC-A-610D (class 3).