Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, to Participate in AISTech 2011 Trade Show

Company to Display Software and Remote Control Solutions for the Steel and Iron Industries

St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be participating in the Association of Iron and Steel Technologies (AISTech) 2011 trade show. The event will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 2 - 5, 2011. Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, will be located at booth #1308.

Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, will display its solutions for steel manufacturing, including the CattronControl(TM) series of remote control systems and the CattronConnect(TM) equipment monitoring software. The CattronControl(TM) remote control series is a globally available product line of radio remote control receivers for material handling operations. Consisting of a lightweight, impact-resistant Lexan EXL® housing, it includes options that are available for virtually any application requirement.

CattronConnect(TM) is equipment monitoring software that uses either 802.11 or satellite phones to connect to the system network depending on asset and infrastructure location. The system monitors a series of sensor networks and sends alerts to selected individuals or users if an issue is detected. An animated PowerPoint presentation visualizing how this software system is applied to different assets at various locations will be available for viewing at the company's booth.

"AISTech 2011 is the largest event for steel and metal producers in Northern America," said Jeremy Pearson, Cattron Director of Sales, Industrial. "It presents Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, with the opportunity to directly interact with the show's attendees, highlighting its CattronControl(TM) and CattronConnect(TM) product lines."

AISTech 2011 features international technologies from the world over, allowing steel producers to compete in today's global market. Anyone with a technical interest in the iron and steel industry can benefit from attending this major international conference. With hundreds of technical presentations, and North America's largest steel exposition, AISTech 2011 offers many options to attendees to expand their knowledge and networking base.

Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, has assembled the most comprehensive collection of radio remote control brands for material handling equipment, mobile equipment, and virtually any equipment where the operator can be moved to a safer, more efficient location. To learn more about remote control technology and monitoring software from technical experts in person, visit the Cattron Technologies booth.

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, specialty metal products, signal integrity components, and antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and wireless remote controls and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 12,000 employees in more than 48 facilities located in 16 countries.

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