HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Tyco Electronics Ltd. has received TECHQuest Pennsylvania's Technology Company of the Year award in recognition of its strategic use of technology for the advancement of the company and the technology industry as a whole in Pennsylvania. TECHQuest Pennsylvania, an alliance of leading-edge companies and technology professionals, promotes sustained growth in technology business development statewide and annually honors organizations and individuals for their accomplishments and innovative practices all aimed at helping to retain Pennsylvania's leadership position in the deployment of advanced technology. This year, TECHQuest presented awards in eight technology categories to six organizations and two individuals.
"We are excited and honored to receive the Technology Company of the Year award from Pennsylvania's technology community," said Rob Shaddock, Tyco Electronics Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. "Technology leadership is an outcome of our commitment to innovation, which is not only a core value of our company, but also the foundation of our business and the key to our ability to deliver an advantage to our customers."
"TECHQuest is pleased to recognize Tyco Electronics as Technology Company of the Year," said Kelly Lewis, President & CEO, TECHQuest. "As Pennsylvania faces the challenges of the global economy, it is the efforts of companies like Tyco Electronics and the other honorees that will turn these challenges into opportunities for our state, our communities and our nation."
ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS
Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems and wireless systems, with fiscal 2008 sales of $14.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With nearly 8,000 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/.