Tyco Electronics Expands into Retail with the Home Depot

Pro Products for the Electrical Contractor and the DIY installer

HARRISBURG, PA - April 21, 2009 - Tyco Electronics has expanded its presence into the hardware retail market with the roll-out of electrical terminals and professional electrical contractor products at Home Depot. The broad range includes industry-leading electrical connectivity products along with innovative splice and tap products.

These products increase the retail presence of Tyco Electronics while expanding Home Depot's product mix to cover a wide variety of problem-solving solutions. Products in the Home Depot Electrical Accessories program include

o RAYCHEM DuraSeal heat-shrinkable terminals

o RAYCHEM SolderGrip heat-shrink and solder-type terminals

o AMP solderless crimp terminals

o RAYCHEM PowerGel water-resistant splice and tap products

o AMP Certi-Seal coax cable and telecom wire splice repair kits

o RAYCHEM heat-shrink splice kits

o AMP LIGHT-N-LOK lighting ballast hot-pluggable disconnects

o AMP Non-Metallic wire splice

o BUCHANAN barrier strips

"With our inclusion in Home Depot, we are making well-known brands and industry-respected products readily available to electrical contractors and do-it-yourselfers," said Michael Martini, commercial marketing manager. "The products will find wide use in residential, commercial, automotive, marine, and nearly any other electrical application requiring high-quality, highly reliable connections."

Additional Tyco Electronics products that connect, protect, seal, or insulate electrical splices and connections 1000 volts and below are also available as special order from The Home Depot

For more information on Tyco Electronics' Electrical Accessories products visit your local Home Depot store or contact Tyco Electronics' Inside Sales department at 1-800-327-6996 or visit http://energy.tycoelectronics.com/commercialproducts.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and undersea telecommunication systems, with fiscal 2009 sales of US$10.3 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage.

More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/.

Product Contact:

Michael Martini

1+ 919-557-8465


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