April 26, 2011 Comments Off on Smiths Interconnect
Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Their products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive.
Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group, is a recognized leader in technically differentiated electronic components and sub-systems providing signal, power and microwave solutions.
With 20 diversified brands, Smiths Interconnect designs and manufactures products that connect, protect and control critical systems for the global wireless telecommunications, civil aerospace, defense, space, medical, rail, test and industrial markets. Smiths Interconnect operates globally and has locations in the US, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia, India, China and Australia.
Smiths Interconnect supplies to multiple levels of the supply chain and its blue chip customers include primes and service providers, OEMs, system suppliers and sub-system manufacturers. Among their largest customers are Raytheon, Finmeccanica, BAE Systems, Boeing, AAI/Textron, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, LockheedMartin, Ericsson, Motorola, AT&T, Verizon, SprintNextel, Emerson, ZTE, Huawei, GE Medical, Varian, Qualcomm, NVIDIA and Alstom.
Smiths Interconnect employs 4,000 people worldwide. Of this total, 550 are engineers and scientists, 35 percent are in emerging economies and 20 percent are in customer-facing roles.