Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, to Take Part in CIM Conference & Exhibition 2011

Company to Feature Products Designed for Mine Safety and Efficiency

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 taking part in the CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) Conference & Exhibition 2011. The event will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 22 - 25, 2011. Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, will be located at booth #1211.

With a focus on underground mining, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, will feature products aimed at increasing safety and productivity, including its underground communication system (SIAMnet), mining remote systems, and industrial remote systems. These systems allow operators of all types of mining equipment to choose the most advantageous, most convenient, safest position with the best vantage point from which to operate. This means safer, more efficient operation, increased production and lower operating costs. A PowerPoint presentation displaying the different mining systems that Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, has available on the market will be shown at the booth, along with product demonstrations that attendees can interact with.

"The CIM Conference & Exhibition 2011 is an important and popular trade show event because it presents mining representatives with a worldwide forum in which to address pressing industry issues," said Eric Brouillette, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Vice President of Marketing & Sales - Mining. "This event also affords Cattron with an opportunity to exhibit its extensive industry knowledge and diversity with the mining products it produces. These products, in turn, provide increased safety and productivity in mines throughout the world."

CIM Conference & Exhibition 2011 brings attendees together from all over the world, and addresses key mining industry topics such as economic issues, globalization, environmental stewardship and technology. It highlights the latest technologies, updates on current operations, and strategies, and presents participants with the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with peers and business leaders alike.

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 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 49 facilities located in 16 countries.

Contact Information

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Americas: 724-962-3571

Europe: 44-1-932-247511

Asia: 86-21-2308-1128


Editorial Contact:

Jannette Avila

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Tel: 636-898-6215

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