Tyco Thermal Controls Celebrates an Industry First


One Billion Feet of Raychem Self-Regulating Heat-Tracing Cable Manufactured and Sold

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (March 14, 2008) - Tyco Thermal Controls, the global leader in providing heat-tracing solutions, proudly announces the recent production and sale of the one billionth foot of Raychem self regulating heat-tracing cable, a major and unique accomplishment in the manufacture of heat-tracing products.

In 1971, Raychem Corporation's heat-tracing business, known today as Tyco Thermal Controls, invented the world's first self-regulating heat-tracing cable. It soon became the industry standard for electric heat-tracing applications, and the Raychem brand name remains synonymous today with innovation, quality, reliability and service.

"At Tyco Thermal Controls, we are very proud to reach this historic milestone," said Jim Thompson, president of Tyco Thermal Controls. "To be the first company in the world to have manufactured and sold one billion feet of heat-tracing cable is a major achievement and is a testament to the trust that customers place in our products. Tyco Thermal Controls will continue to expand on this accomplishment and maintain focus on providing customers with best-in-class heat-tracing solutions."

Tyco Thermal Controls has more than 50 years of heat-tracing experience backed by the strength of more than a dozen leading brands of heat-tracing products and services such as Raychem®, Tracer®, Pyrotenax® and Digitrace®. In doing so, Tyco Thermal Control has the unique ability to offer customers a fully integrated range of engineering, construction and maintenance capabilities. Tyco Thermal Controls continuously strives to be at the forefront of developing, designing, constructing and maintaining heat-management systems and achieves this through extensive research and development as well as by employing continuously innovative practices throughout their product and service offerings.

For more information on Raychem self-regulating heat-tracing cable and all other heat-tracing products and services, call Tyco Thermal Controls at (800) 545-6258 or send an e-mail to info@tycothermal.com.

Tyco Thermal Controls, a division of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC; BSX: TYC), is a global company providing optimal solutions for various applications involving heat-tracing, floor heating, snow melting & de-icing, temperature measurement, fire and performance wiring, and leak detection systems. With operations in 56 countries and experience in managing projects around the globe, Tyco Thermal Controls is the ideal partner for companies worldwide. Currently, it manufactures and distributes products and provides services under brand names such as Raychem®, Pyrotenax®, DigiTrace®, Tracer®, IsopadTM, Frostex®, TraceTek® and WinterGard®.

For additional information regarding Tyco Thermal Controls, please call (800) 545-6258, e-mail info@tycothermal.com or visit www.tycothermal.com.

Contact:
Peter Curtis
Tyco Thermal Controls
650-474-7400
pjcurtis@tycothermal.com

700 W. Saint Clair Avenue,
4th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113

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